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Health System Administrator (CEO/Medical Center Director) NAT 12
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Health System Administrator (CEO/Medical Center Director) NAT 12
* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
The VA structures its SES positions into three pay bands. Salary caps for each band are: Pay Band 1-$189,600 Pay Band 2-$183,200 and Pay Band 3-$174,500 Exception to the cap for Pay Bands 2 and 3 MAY be made in certain circumstances. Pay is commensurate with the candidate's experience and the hospital complexity level.
A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized for: Danville, IL, Dublin, GA, and Walla Walla, WA.
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### Responsibilities
VHA is home to the United States' largest integrated health care system, consisting of 150 medical centers, -1,400 Community-Based Outpatient Clinics, Community Living Centers, Vet Centers and Domiciliaries. Together, these health care facilities and the more than 53,000 independent licensed health care practitioners who work within them, provide comprehensive care to more than 8.3 million Veterans each year.
VHA Medical Centers provide a wide range of services including traditional hospital-based services such as surgery, critical care, mental health, orthopedics, pharmacy, radiology, and physical therapy. In addition, most of our medical centers offer additional medical and surgical specialty services including audiology & speech pathology, dermatology, dental geriatrics, neurology, oncology, podiatry, prosthetics, urology, and vision care. Some medical centers also offer advanced services such as organ transplants and plastic surgery.
The Health System Administrator (Medical Center Director) is responsible to the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) Director. The position requires the effective and economical direction, control, and operation of the VA Medical Center (VAMC). The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Full delegated line authority and responsibility for executive level management of the VAMC. Overall responsibility for planning, organizing, coordinating, controlling, reviewing, evaluating, and improving medical, administrative, and support operations of the medical facility.
* Makes final decisions which have a direct and substantial impact on the healthcare organization and programs. Such decisions affect the nature, scope, and quality of patient care programs and activities.
* Establishes VAMC policies and procedures consistent with the VISN, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and VA corporate guidelines.
* Determines program goals and objectives, and develops short-range and long-range plans for achieving strategic direction consistent with the VISN, VHA and VA Strategic, Performance and Operating goals.
* Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other Federal government agencies, local and state governments, community organizations and other health care providers in VAMC's service area.
* Fosters positive relations with the news media, Congressional staff, service organizations, and volunteer groups.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
* #### Job family (Series)
0670 Health System Administration
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* Administrators, Hospital
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* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* US citizenship is required.
* One year probationary period required for initial SES appointment.
* Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
* Successful completion of background investigation and drug screening.
* Public Financial Disclosure Report (SF-278) is required.
* May be subject to reassignment geographically or organizationally.
### Qualifications
To meet the minimum qualifications, applicants must possess all of the necessary requirements for this position, you MUST SHOW in your RESUME that you possess the five Mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) AND the Technical Qualification(s) outlined below. Eligibility will be based on clear and concise accomplishments that emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments (with results), policy initiatives and level of contacts. Your resume must not exceed FIVE pages including an optional cover letter. Any information in excess WILL NOT be considered or evaluated. Applicants can obtain a sample resume along with additional information regarding the Executive Core Qualifications on the Internet at
Applicants can obtain a sample resume along with additional information regarding the Executive Core Qualifications on the Internet at
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.
ECQ 1. LEADING CHANGE: Ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2. LEADING PEOPLE: Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3. RESULTS DRIVEN: Ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4. BUSINESS ACUMEN: Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Applicants may focus on resource management, with particular emphasis on financial management (budget).
ECQ 5. BUILDING COALITIONS: Ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Applicants may demonstrate that they have external contacts as well as internal interactions.
B. TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TO): Knowledge of mission, organization, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems, and the ability to manage and direct a large health care facility.
Other Requirements:
Drug Testing: All applicants tentatively selected for VA Senior Executive Service employment in any position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
### Education
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
### Additional information
Veteran Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.:
"We strongly encourage you to apply online. Your complete application must be received by 11:59 pm EST on the closing date in order for you to be considered. Please read all instructions before you begin.
To begin click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to register, and submit all required documents. To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at and click on "Application Status". Click on the position title and select Apply Online to continue.
If you cannot apply online:
1, Click the following link to view and print questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print your resume and required documents.
3. Fax to (478) 757-3144. Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we can receive them right-side up.
You must obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX. The form URL is fill/OPM1203fx.pdf. Please note you may also call USAJOBS at (703) 724-1850 to have the OPM Form 1203-FX mailed to you; however, this is not a practical alternative if the announcement is nearing its closing date. After the introduction on the recording, press 1, and listen for instructions to request the form.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Step 1: Resume addressing all of the ECQs and Technical Qualification (not exceed 5 pages): MANDATORY.
Step 2. Structured interviews will tentatively be conducted within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
Step 3. Subsequent interviews may be scheduled.
Step 4. Approval by the Selecting Official (may include additional screening such as background and reference checks)
Step 5: OPM Qualifications Review Board, if Applicable.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
A complete application for this position includes the following items:
1. Resume which demonstrates your experience, accomplishments, training, education and awards reflecting your ability to meet each of the MANDATORY executive core qualification requirement(s) and the technical qualification for this position. Elaborate on your experience and accomplishments, highlighting your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, work objectives met (the results of your efforts), policy initiatives and level of contacts. Ensure your resume does not exceed five (5) pages. Information beyond the five page resume will not be evaluated. DO NOT submit the application form OF-612, Optional Application for Federal Employment in lieu of a resume.
2. Complete responses to the Online Questionnaire. ~
All material must be received by the closing date of this announcement to be considered.
* Benefits
## Benefits
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* How to Apply
## How to Apply
Your complete application must be received by 11:59 pm EST on the closing date, 06/18/2018 in order for you to be considered. Please read all instructions before you begin.
To begin click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register, and submit all required documents. To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at and click on "Application Status". Click on the position title and select Apply Online to continue.
We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online:
1. You must obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers to the questionnaire (refer to link for instructions for completing the OPM Form 1203-FX. The form URL is .
2. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire
3. Print your resume and required documents.
4. Fax to (478) 757-3144. Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.
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### Agency contact information
### Holly Dorman
##### Phone
(202) 461-6765
##### Email
##### Address
810 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC
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### Next steps
Thank you for your interest in working for the Department of Veteran Affairs! As part of your application process you will be asked to complete an online behavioral questionnaire within a system called Infor Talent Science. This is not a pass/fail test, but a tool to help us identify some of your strengths. The assessment is comprised of two parts - the first part is a 10 minute timed section and the second section is untimed and focuses on behavioral questions. Make sure you have 10 uninterrupted minutes to complete section one. Again, there are no right or wrong answers so please be yourself! The questionnaire will take about 30 minutes to complete start to finish. You will only need to complete the assessment once within a 12 month timeframe, regardless of the number of positions you apply for within the Department of Veteran Affairs. Please note: the assessment will not screen you out of the application process, but will offer the nominating official more information to consider during the hiring process.
The Corporate Senior Executive Management Office (CSEMO) will review all applications to determine if applicants meet the technical qualifications of this position and the SES ECQs outlined in the Resume. Those who meet the qualifications will be referred to VA ERB. The VA ERB will recommend a list of Best Qualified candidates to the selecting official for structured interviews, final review, and selection.
If this is your first time registering, please complete all the necessary fields and click Next. If you are a returning user, please click the Sign In button and follow the prompts. Should you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact Infor Talent Science Customer Service at the following: or 800-608-4528. Operating hours are from 7:30am-6:30pm CST.
Please click here to get started:
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 06/04/2018 to 06/18/2018
*Salary:* $126,148 to $189,600 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* ES 00
*Work schedule:* Full-Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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