Department Of Veterans Affairs Lexington , KY 40598
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The Program Analyst (Business Intelligence Data Analyst) supports enhanced data driven management processes with the primary goal of improving the Network's ability to meet health care needs of the Mid-South Health care patient population. The incumbent provides information on resource management, patient care delivery processes, and utilization information linked to outcomes. The incumbent uses Business Intelligence applications to formulate reports using various data sources (Including, but not limited to SQL, Corporate Data Warehouses (CDW), VISN Data Warehouses (VDW), etc.), Decision Support Systems (DSS), and the electronic health record system (VISTA). Completes an analysis of data and can explain the results to leadership, verbally and through executive summaries. Answers questions from leadership by analyzing data and applying appropriate statistical tests; Uses of statistical tools (charts, graphs, fishbone, etc.) to transform data. Effectively collaborates with others to identify/clarify data needs, operationalize data elements, and format/display the data in order for it to become useful.
Work Schedule: Monday
Friday 8 a.m.
Compressed/Flexible: Not Available
Telework: Available ADHOC for Emergency Preparedness; National/Regional Emergency; Situational Basis (Temporary); and OWCP Related.
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: PROGRAM ANALYST / 07276A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
ANNOUNCEMENT AMENDED TO CLOSE 10/12.
Analysts, Business Management
Business Intelligence Analysts
Business Management Analysts
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
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
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/12/2018.
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-13 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-12. 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.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: This experience MUST be well documented in your resume or application package.
Frequent use of Business Intelligence applications to formulate reports using various data sources (Including, but not limited to SQL, Corporate Data Warehouses (CDW), VISN Data Warehouses (VDW), etc.), Decision Support Systems (DSS), and the electronic health record system (VISTA).
Experience using power pivot or pyramid analytics.
You may qualify based on your experience as described below:
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
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.
No special physical exertion is required. The work is primarily performed while sitting though some work may require periods of standing. The regular and recurring work of the position involves sitting at a desk, conferences, meetings, etc. and occasional visits to activity work sites. Occasional use of automobiles and public conveyances may be required.
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.