Executive Director Veterans Integrated Service Network (Physician/Dentist)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Long Beach, California
Internal Number: 710389300
VA structures its SES/SES Equivalent positions into Pay Bands. This is a Pay Table 6 Tier 1 position. A recruitment incentive may be authorized. A relocation incentive may be authorized. America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/. BASIC REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICIAN U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. 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. The Physician must maintain a current registration to continue employment with the VA. Provide proof of this license in the application package. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed 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. Degree of doctor of medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of VA for the year in which the course of study was completed. Demonstrated Leadership Ability BASIC REQUIREMENTS: DENTIST U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or in the District of Columbia. The Dentist must maintain a current registration to continue employment with the VA. Provide proof of this license in the application package. Residency or Comparable Experience: Completion of an approved residency program in general practice or specialty, or comparable experience as a dentist actively involved in treating medically compromised patients. Degree of Dentistry: Degree of doctor of dental surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistry. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Demonstrated Leadership Ability 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) along with 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. Applicants can obtain a sample resume along with additional information regarding the Executive Core Qualifications on the Internet at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/qualify.asp. A. EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): 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 (TQ): THIS MUST BE DEMONSTRATED WITHIN YOUR RESUME. A SEPARATE NARRATIVE IS NO LONGER REQUIRED. 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. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and/or Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected. REFERENCES: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2, PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD and Appendix G3, DENTIST QUALIFICATION STANDARD. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Most of the work performance is at a desk, in an office setting. The incumbent occasionally carries books and papers to and from meetings and conferences. ["THIS IS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY POSITION AND CAN BE FILLED WITH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OCCUPATIONS: PHYSICIAN/DENTIST: SR-602 $145,000 - $304,750 NOTE: For Physician or Dentist - Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected. Exceptions to the salary cap must be approved. Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week A Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized. The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp. The Network Director serves as the Chief Executive of the Veterans Integrated Service Network 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 Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Operations, the Network Director will formulate and implement major organizational operating policies and plans for effective governance of an interdependent and decentralized healthcare delivery system. Develops and updates VISN-wide 1, 2 and 5-year strategic plans to achieve short-term and long-term goals consistent with VA health system policy, priorities and goals and include staff priorities, services, education, research business management, supplies, equipment, construction and funding consistent with customer and community needs. In consultation with VA Central Office, subordinate officials, the VISN Executive Leadership Council and management team, the Network Director will develop annual VISN business plans which, on local and VISN-wide levels, supports long and short-range strategies. Allocates and adjusts resources within the VISN for adequate support and operating initiatives. Develops and achieves corporate objectives in quality of services and programs throughout the VISN, as evaluated by internal indicators, regulatory and accreditation reviews, and patient satisfaction data. The Network Director will also ensure continuous improvement relative to the quality, value and access of health care services for Veterans. Develops effective working relationships and partnerships with Veterans, affiliates, stakeholders and employee's unions, consistent with VA's National Partnership Council goals. Develops and fosters a corporate culture of service throughout the VISN, promoting ethical practices, encouraging individual integrity, and adhering to the VA's ICARE values."]
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.