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Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Program Asst (Analysis) in Indianapolis, Indiana


The Program Assistant (Analyst) will be working at the VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN. This position is located within the Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D), Research Service. The Program Assistant (Analyst) will be assigned to specified research projects, and will interact directly with program managers, research health services scientists, faculty and junior investigators, and other research staff in HSR&D activities



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Experience: Possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-5) in the Federal service that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the Program Assistant (Analysis) position to be filled. Specialized experience includes: knowledge of the principles and practices of health services research; performing administrative functions within a clinical research setting, working with other research staff, screening patients for eligibility and maintaining accurate files, databases, and documentation related to the research project. NOTE: Experience must be fully documented on your resume and must include job title; duties; month and year start/end dates AND hours worked per week. You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:

Computer SkillsInterpersonal SkillsResearchSelf ManagementStandardsTechnical Credibility IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. 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. 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; religious; 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. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit



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