OUR MISSION:To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Iron Mountain VA Medical Center (http://www.ironmountain.va.gov/) is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and is part of the VA's Great Lakes Health Care System in the Veteran's Integrated Service Network (VISN 12). The medical center and its community clinics serve eligible veterans in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (fifteen counties) and Northeast Wisconsin (eleven counties).
This facility employs state-of-the-art telemedicine technology, and is a leader in rural health care delivery in VHA. Ambulatory and acute primary and secondary health care is provided in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, non-invasive cardiology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. We are part of the Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN 12) which includes facilities in Milwaukee, Madison, Tomah, WI; and Chicago, Hines and North Chicago, IL. Outpatient clinics are located in Ironwood, Marquette, Hancock, Menominee, Manistique, and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; and Rhinelander, WI.
If you are searching for a unique opportunity that includes an excellent federal benefits package with one of the largest healthcare networks, then the Iron Mountain VA is for you. Iron Mountain is jam packed with things to do from winter sports to summer recreational activities. It's a beautiful natural environment with world class restaurants, lounges, golf courses, endless outdoor adventure, within driving distance from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan with excellent schools. Iron Mountain is truly a great place to raise a family.
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.
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The Health System Specialist (Compliance Officer) provides direct staff support to top management in addition to planning, designing, integrating, implementing, modifying, and administering a Compliance and Business Integrity Program. The incumbent makes decisions and provides oversight and is responsible for providing recommendations to Senior Management. The incumbent is a key leader in performance Monitoring and is responsible for understanding, inputting, and tracking facility performance measures; developing actions plans with input from Service Chiefs and Senior Management; and implementation of the action plans through the supervisory chain of command. Major Duties:
- Develops procedures and systems for establishing, operating, and assessing the effectiveness of administrative control systems and line or operating programs; and the accomplishment, evaluation, and/or monitoring of audits, inspections, or management or internal control reviews.
- Develops, implements and maintains the compliance program throughout the facility.
- Chairs the Facility Compliance Committee.
- Reviews, updates, and formulates facility policies and procedures regarding compliance related activities ensure consistency among the various divisions and service areas.
- Monitors questions, issues, and reports of possible non-compliance as well as the implementation of appropriate corrective action plans.
- Develops, implements, oversees, monitors, evaluates, and maintains the health care first and third-party billing and coding compliance program.
- Independently investigates and acts on matters related to compliance.
- Performs staff support work in short and long-range planning efforts
- Support planning efforts in implementing new logistical arrangements aimed at improving services. Work Schedule: Full time, Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description Title/PD#: Health System Specialist (Compliance Officer)/ PD#019110 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report:Not Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
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Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this jo
- Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to background/security investigation
Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary, although some slight physical effort maybe be required. Work is typically performed in an adequately lighted and climate controlled office. Maybe require occasional travel.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 15 days of the closing date of this announcement.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note:Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
You may qualify based on your experience as described below: * Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is defined as progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical management or supervisory experience in the health care field. This work may have been performed in an operating health care facility or a higher organizational echelon with advisory or directional authority over such facilities. Work must have involved a close working relationship with facility managers and analysis and/or coordination of administrative, clinical, or