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Health Care Attorney in Hines, IL

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Company name

U.S Department Of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Hines, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018


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Health System Specialist, GS 7 - 9 Duties: The candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and technical direction and support to the credentialing and privileging operations. Serves as Health Care System Credentials File Manager and medical staff subject matter expert for accreditation. Assists the Clinical Leadership in developing short and long term goals necessary to accomplish the mission of the credentialing and privileging program. Identifies the resources necessary for accomplishing the mission and function of the credentials and privileging program. Provide an annual assessment of the program effectiveness for inclusion in the hospital-wide clinical performance program assessment. Review quality assessment findings, risk management evaluations and malpractice claim actions to ensure appropriate coordination with the credentials and privileging function of the credentials committee of the medical staff. Subject matter expert in the field of credentials and clinical privileging, keeps management group, hospital staff, and appropriate administrative staff informed of program changes, new regulatory requirements, policies and procedures. Receive and review both sensitive and non-sensitive correspondence for the credentials function and daily reports detecting problem areas requiring further investigation. Manage provider applications for the credentialing and privileging and provides guidance and instruction to hospital staff in completing the required documentation of establishing privileges for Healthcare providers. Manage all other actions and correspondence in connection with credentialing and privileging actions, and technical advisor to service chiefs on routine and non complex matters related to credentialing and privileging health care practitioners. Serve as technical advisor to the Professional Standards Board and Executive Committee of the Medical Staff. Researches and reviews related literature and regulations in order to keep informed of current requirements in the credentials and privileging arena as they affect health care providers. Conduct final appointment into the Vet Pro database, after thoroughly researching, analyzing and validating all data, information, documents and signature authorities. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications:
Specialized Experience at the GS7 Target 9 level: Must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-5 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, 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 other service activities, and provided knowledge of the following: missions, organizations, programs, and requirement of health care delivery systems; regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; and Government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement. Examples of specialized experience typically include credentialing licensed professionals; of using credentialing web based program such as VetPro, Word and Outlook; handling multiple tasks, and effectively communicating professionally in writing.

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Education: Should have one full year of graduate level education in an accredited college or university with major study in hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration.

Specialized Experience at the GS 9 level: Should have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-7 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include 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 other service activities, and provided knowledge of the following: missions, organizations, programs, and requirement of health care delivery systems; regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; and Government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement. Examples of specialized experience applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of the credentialing and privileging operations; interpreting and applying technical QA&I, Risk Management, and Credentials/Privileging data, regulations, policy statements, and other guidance materials; credentialing licensed professionals, using VetPro, Word and Outlook; handling multiple tasks, and effectively communicate professionally in writing.

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Education: Must have master's or equivalent graduate degree or possess 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D., obtained in an accredited college or university with major study in hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.

Deadline: 03/15/2018

Additional info

Announcement number: HN-10154243-18-RB. Control number: 492973700. Apply online. No emails.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S Department Of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
810 Vermont Avenue
NW
Washington, DC 20420
Phone: 708-202-2072