Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Health Systems Specialist in Boise, Idaho

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Boise, ID
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Wednesday 10/5/2016 (18 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 11/4/2016 (12 day(s) away)

Job Overview



UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: Office of the State Surgeon

Health Systems Specialist

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Permanent

PD #:D1119PID

Series/Grade: GS-0671-09/09

Salary Range: $48,968.00-$63,654.00

Candidates may have to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

PCS is not authorized

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army National Guard as a condition of employment. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

(1) Bargaining unit members**

** (2) All other individuals

*This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered. *


Current members of the Idaho Army National Guard.

Application materials must be received by Friday, November 04, 2016. Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements.


MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office.)

This position is located in the Office of the State Surgeon of the Idaho Army National Guard (ARNG). The purpose of the position is to administer the state medical readiness program on a day-to-day basis.

(1) Responsible for oversight, administration, and implementation of policies pertaining to state medical readinessaffairs, and exercise of programs such as: State Immunization Program, Medical Provider Credentialing/Privileging Program, 68W Combat Medic CertificationandSustainment Program and the Quality Assurance/Improvement Program.

(2) Coordinates with the National Guard Bureau (NGB), the Military Medical Support Office (MMSO), Defense Health Agency, US Army Medical Materiel Agency, US Army EMS, AMEDD Center & School,Regional Medical Command, Military Treatment Facilities, and full time unit staff located within the state.

(3) Serves as the principle advisor to the State Surgeon and Deputy State Surgeon, as well as to general officer commanders, and personnel on Soldier immunization efforts and status, medical provider credentialing and privileging, 68W certification/recertificationeligibility, and readiness quality assurance measures. Collects, analyzes and provides statistical reports to the State Surgeon, Deputy State Surgeon, and the Commanders of the Major Army Commands (MACOMs) within the state regarding medical readiness programs. As required, organizes, coordinates, and provides medical readiness briefings and training for the unit readiness workshops, Active Guard Reserves workshops, and the Commanders Course.

(4) Manages the funds associated with the medical readiness account and provides an accounting for expenditures as required.

(5) Responds to inquires and various correspondence on medical readiness issues and maintains an action file on all responses. Observes privacy requirements on the release of medical information concerning individual military members.

(6) Coordinates, assembles, monitors and ensures the proper conduct of the State Medical PrivilegingBoard. As required, is a participant on review boards.

(7) Reviews, evaluates, and interprets regulatory guidance, policies, and procedures applicable to the medical readiness programs. Provides guidance to all users through the development of policies, procedures, standard operating procedures (SOPs), electronic tracking systems, and dissemination of information related to the medical readiness programs. Publishes guidance to enhance and simplify completion and submission of health service related actions.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Military requirement: Enlisted E-5 thru Warrant Officer
  • MOS: 68G, 68W, 68Z Warrant Officer: AMEDD


Positions in this series manage health services activities, including plans and operations, managed care, human resource management, logistics management, patient administration, budgetary and fiscal management, medical manpower, medical facility management, biometrics, medical recruiting, and aeromedical evacuation. Directs the hospital accreditation program and management improvement studies. Provide support to health care management officials by analyzing, evaluating, advising on and/or coordinating health care delivery systems and operations. Manages and performs public health activities and programs. Provides administrative oversight to the Preventive Health Assessment and Individual Medical Readiness Program and the related Occupational Health programs.


Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma.


Knowledge is mandatory in general clerical procedures; medical terminology, regulations, and directives; medical ethics; health records administration; principles of coding; and anatomy and physiology. For entry into this series and grade, completion of high school is mandatory.

Completion of high school courses in biology, chemistry, and general science is desirable. College course work in health care administration, general science, biology, psychology, and chemistry is preferred. Must have at least 12 months experience, education, or training which provided a working knowledge of missions, organizations, programs and requirements of health care delivery systems. Experience in analyzing and recommending solutions to complicated problems. Experience in developing and implementing various policies and procedures used in the state medical programs. Experience involving various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public relations within a medical activity.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After the position closing date, your application will be reviewed in full. If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interview are required you will be contacted.



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Salary Range: $48,968.00 to $63,654.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0671-09/09

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Current members of the Idaho Army National Guard.

Control Number: 452640700

Job Announcement Number: 16-158