Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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El Paso, TX United States
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 800980
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The incumbent selected will serve as the Health Behavior Coordinator (HBC) within the Health Promotion Disease Prevention (HPDP) Program at the El Paso VA Health Care System.
This announcement is open until filled. Qualified applicants will be considered when application is received. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early for best consideration.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.
If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define who we are, our culture and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (I CARE).
America's Veterans need you!
To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.
The El Paso VAHCS is part of VISN 18 Network, and is a standalone ambulatory care facility with over 600 employees and growing. This opportunity offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and liberal vacation. Working hours are from 8:00 am to 4:45 pm, Mondays through Fridays.
This is an opportunity to move to the Great Southwest, where shopping and museums are right in town and camping, horseback riding, biking, hiking, alpines and cross country skiing, snow tubing, Indian casinos are so close as two hours away.
El Paso is a jewel in the desert. El Paso is the 6th largest city in the state of Texas, with a population of 700,000. Nestled between the rugged Franklin Mountains and the historic Rio Grande, this dynamic community combines the advantages of a major metropolitan center with the ambience and neighborly charm of a modern western town. This is a multicultural experience as it is situated on the boarder of two nations and three states.
El Paso provides abundant cultural and entertainment opportunities, year-round sports and outdoor recreation, the lowest crime rate of any major city in the continental US, some of the best weather conditions on the planet. The sun shines 300 days a year! It has affordable housing, an extremely favorable low cost of living index, a medical school, several universities and a community college. We are a cosmopolitan community; and people from all over the world come here to live, work, do business, get an education, or retire.
Several independent studies have ranked El Paso as one of the safest cities in the U.S. compared to cities of similar population size. Additionally, other studies have shown El Pasos economy has grown since 2009, despite the national recession. Along with this economic rise, El Paso has experienced significant growth within federal government employment. The El Paso VA Health Care System is one such agency, with a growth of over 200 new employees in the last four years, making the VA medical clinic a premier employment choice.
Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.
PSC for travel is not authorized.
Recruitment incentive is not approved.
The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Student Loan Repayment Program May be Authorized
Applicant's education and length of experience will be considered by a Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- English Language Proficiency required.