Regional CEO/Network Director Opportunity - Veterans Health Administration - Linthicum, MD
US Department of Veterans Affairs/Veterans Health Administration
August 2, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), VA Capitol Health Care Network/Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN) 5 is seeking an experienced healthcare executive for our RegionalCEO/Network Director (ND) opportunity in Linthicum, MD.
VISN 5 was established in October 1995 and serves Veterans from economically and demographically diverse areas within Maryland, the District of Columbia, and West Virginia, plus portions of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Kentucky. The network includes VA medical centers located in Beckley, Clarksburg, Huntington, and Martinsburg, WV; Baltimore, Loch Raven, and Perry Point, MD; and Washington, D.C. In addition, the network includes 25 Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs). The estimated Veteran population in our geographic service area is 875,255 Veterans, of whom 224,057 are using VA health care.
The ND serves as the Chief Executive of VISN 5 and is responsible for the effective management of multiple components including primary, secondary, and tertiary care medical centers; and other linked access points providing care for Veterans. In consultation with the Under Secretary for Health, the ND formulates and implements major organizational operating policies and plans for effective governance of an interdependent and decentralized healthcare delivery system.
VISN 5 includes six clinical programs recognized by the Veterans Health Administration as "VA Clinical Programs of Excellence.” VISN 5 also has one of two centers for the study of war-related illnesses, the War-Related Illness and Injury Center, located at the Washington DC VAMC. VISN 5 also has a Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and a Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) located at the VA Maryland Health Care System. Each of these programs serves as national models for Veterans' health care.
In fiscal year 2017, the VA Capitol Health Care Network had an annual operating budget of $2.2B, employed over 10,000 total healthcare FTE (2,115 RN and 757 MD/DO), operated 1,658 total operating beds, conducted 2.8M outpatient visits, had over 24K admissions, and had an average daily census of 1,148.
This opportunity is approved for a recruitment/relocation incentive (sign-on bonus) and Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation assistance.
VA NDs enjoy competitive compensation, regular salary growth, and a very robust federal benefits package consisting of 49 days paid time off per year (26 days paid annual leave, 13 paid annual sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays), a Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) federal pension (5 years' vesting), a 401K type plan called the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) with up to 5% in employer contributions, federal health/life/dental/vision/long-term care insurance programs, etc.
Interested candidates should email an up-to-date CV to email@example.com. Applications must be received before the recruitment period ends on 8/16/2018. VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
(Physicians) Current full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e. Puerto Rico) of the United States or in the District of Columbia
(Physicians) Completion of residency training or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Approved residencies include those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or American Osteopathic Association, or other residences which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided appropriate professional training
(Physicians) MD or DO degree from a school approved by the Secretary of VA for the year in which the course of study was completed
Demonstrated leadership ability
Applicants must also possess the following technical and executive core qualifications typically gained through progressively responsible management or executive level assignments such as director of a regional office, medical facility or program manager. An individual's total experience, education and volunteer work experience must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.
MANDATORY EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):
Leading Change: The 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.
Leading People: The 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.
Results Driven: The 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.
Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial and information resources strategically.
Building Coalitions: The 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.
MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION (TQ)s:
TQ: Knowledge of mission, organization, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems, and the ability to manage and direct a large health care facility.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 5
About US Department of Veterans Affairs/Veterans Health Administration
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.
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