Management and Program Analyst

Veterans Health Administration - Department of Veterans Affairs

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/26/2023. 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. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. 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. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Basic understanding of data extraction(programming) techniques, data, and statistical analysis techniques; Advance knowledge of ICD, CPT, Medical Terminology; Extensive knowledge of medical center policies and procedures; Ability to organize, coordinate, and prioritize many simultaneous work assignments, both individual and team related; Expert ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with administrative and management personnel. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Performance Measurement Planning and Evaluating Problem Solving Understanding of Medical Center Processes Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Some work may require movement between offices, hospitals, warehouses, and similar areas for meetings and to conduct work. Work may also require standing/walking for 1 hour, light lifting under 15 pounds, light carrying under 15 pounds, use of fingers, both hands required, both eyes required, hearing(aid may be permitted), mental and emotional stability. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at
The position is located within the Planning, Performance, & Development Service within the Office of Quality, Safety, & Value, South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS). The performance section provides data and information support to meet the needs of STVHCS senior management and facility staff, boards, committees, services, and programs for decision making, continuous improvement, and strategic planning efforts