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Jr. Program Ops Support Specialist, Falls Church, VA, US ID# 17199

 

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company’s profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe’s citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.

For more company information, visit our site at www.cherokee-cnsp.com

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 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.

CNSP (Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs) is seeking a Junior Program Healthcare Operations Support Specialist 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.

Essential Duties &   Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with internal and external customers, coordinate and collaborate patient safety governance meetings, and identify patient safety issues and provide consultative expertise to the PSP in developing strategic direction
  • Provide direct support to key government leaders for task execution and management including scheduling meetings, coordinating travel, logistics, preparing agendas and meeting minutes, tracking action items and due outs, collecting and preparing read-aheads, developing executive action/decision packages, as well as action memos, memorandums of support or agreement, standard operating procedures or manuals, and/or DoD or HA/DHA issuances
  • Provide CSD Defense Travel System (DTS) administrator services to include preparing and adjudicate travel orders for CSD staff members
  • Provide support for Clinical Quality Management and Analytics, for evidence-based Processes and Research Methods as well as for Health Information Technology (HIT) Safety and  for High Reliability and Safety Culture Transformation
  • Provide research, analytical and administrative support to include ongoing evidence-based analytical, research and evaluation methods and outcomes research, medical and safety science consultancy, best practices in patient safety, and relevant product development
  • Support leadership engagement and highly reliable strategies, to include consultation and coaching for the Services and MTFs, recommendation, development and/or repackaging of tools to support team training, develop needs assessments and conduct training and implementation of wide variety of patient safety related professional development and performance improvement activities, to include CEUs
  • Engage and communicate (written and verbally) with senior executive leaders within the MHS governance structure on a regular basis; produce senior executive level correspondence using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Monitor appropriate CATMS actions for supported DHA/HA lead, keeping Action Officers informed while ensuring documents are addressed and routed in a time sensitive manner
  • Coordinate and manage project tasks to ensure project delivery within allotted timelines

Supervisory/Management Authority:

· This position will not have supervisory or management authority

Education and/or Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree in preferably in a Healthcare related subject
  • Eight (8) to Ten (10) years of experience in healthcare administration or operations supporting the Federal Government or Department of Defense; DHA experience is highly preferred
  • Experience providing meeting support to include scheduling/coordination, preparing associated documents, and adjudicating meeting minutes is required.
  • Experience with the Defense Health Agency (DHA) or patient safety field is strongly desired
  • Experience conducting effective technical presentations to client management and professional/tactful coordination with a variety of project stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Good organizational skills and excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a fast-changing environment
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills are a must have skill set
  • U.S. Citizenship and DoD government security clearance NACI required
  • The ability to successfully pass a drug screen and a federal background check is mandatory

Work Environment:

· This position is performed in a secured federal office setting

 

About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.  cherokee-federal.com

 

Compliance

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

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf   and  https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf 

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2020 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.
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