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Mid-Level Business Financial Operations Specialists (Program Operations Support Specialist  – ?????Health Services Policy and Oversight) ( ID# 13449 )

Falls Church, VA


Since 2009, Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT) has been serving government clients with time-tested solutions that increase client effectiveness through the intelligent use of technology. CNT’s expertise includes software and application services, network services, and business process services. The company is head-quartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a regional office in Ft. Collins, Colorado, and client locations nationwide. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNT is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.


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The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a combat support agency supporting the healthcare needs of our warfighters and beneficiaries throughout the Military Health System (MHS). The DHA is embarking on the monumental task of taking over management and oversight of all MHS Direct Care Facilities by October 2018 as mandated in Public Law 114-28, the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. This transition is to achieve greater standardization of healthcare across the MHS and streamline management of healthcare activities. This new era will require increased knowledge sharing, agility, integration, and continuous improvement to positively influence the success of the current and future health of all stakeholders served.

CNT is seeking a Journeyman/ Mid-Level Business and Financial Operations Specialists to assist with the DHA Clinical Support Division (CSD), Patient Safety Program (PSP) and The Office of the Deputy of the Assistant Secretary of Defense Health Services Policy and Oversight (HSP&O) Programmatic and Technical support contract. This contract provides programmatic and technical support for the DoD PSP, the DHA CSD (Medical Affairs/J-3), and Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD) Health Affairs (HA) HSP&O in five major areas: professional consultative services, management studies/MHS/DoD data analysis, preparation of responses, reports, documents, and correspondences, meeting support and policy development/communication/education/drafts.



  • Support for HSP&O Mental Health Program Director supporting all facets of mental health efforts both internally and externally, assists in the development of policy and programs, conducts epidemiological assessments and tracks impact of initiatives.
  • Support of Health Affairs in collection, summation, analysis and reporting of health policy needs objectives and initiatives, assist working groups to review and assisting in policy implementation, research, drafting and management of Congressional responses, instructions and other directives
  • Support Health Affair Subject Matter Experts in the execution of their tasks
  • Assist in collection, summarization, analysis, or reporting of OASD (HA)/HSP&O health policy
  • Assistance with notification of requests for information; collection, organization, and analysis of data; development of narratives and preparation of the draft reports
  • Assist to provide technical support to Action Officers

This position focuses on the following areas & tasks:

  • Policy and Program Oversight      
  • Congressional Correspondence and Policy Support Services
  • Mental Health Program Support   
  • Clinical Information System Support       
  • Studies and Analysis         
  • Administrative and Technical Support    
  • Records Management       



  • A bachelor's degree is required; a master’s degree is highly recommended
  • Three (3) to ten (10) years of experience with safety policy and oversight programs is highly desired
  • Experience with the Defense Health Agency (DHA) is preferred
  • Experience conducting effective technical presentations to client management and professional/tactful coordination with a variety of project stakeholders.
  • Good organizational skills and excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to abstract, analyze and interpret data using various databases and statistical tools
  • Ability to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines
  • U.S. Citizenship and DoD government security clearance NACI required
  • The ability to successfully pass as drug screen and a federal background check is mandatory


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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