Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Lexington, KY United StatesView Map
The Department of Veterans Affairs is interested in attracting the best talent for our diverse cadre of SES members from all sources: within VA, the Federal government, and from the private sector. We have streamlined our recruitment process and now only require you to submit a 5 page resume to apply for this position. Because of this improvement, we are only announcing our positions for 14 days.
Multiple similarly categorized positions may be filled using this vacancy
The Lexington Veteran Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is a fully accredited, two-division tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level Ic Facility. The Leestown Division, established in 1931, has a Community Living Center with hospice and respite services, primary care, home based primary care, prosthetics, optometry, mental health and substance abuse treatment, women's health, acute rehabilitation and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder residential rehabilitation treatment. The Cooper Division, established in 1973, is built adjacent to the University of Kentucky, and offers specialty outpatient care, inpatient acute medical, neurological, surgical and psychiatric care.
Referral arrangements for nursing home care are established with the Thomson-Hood State Veterans Home in Wilmore, Kentucky and with the Eastern Kentucky State Veterans Home in Hazard, Kentucky.
Lexington VAMC serves as the Polytrauma Network Site for VISN 9, where a team of experts coordinate care and rehabilitation services across the Network for severely injured soldiers and provides specialized training for teams at the other medical centers.
A 40-bed homeless transitional program for veterans, operated by Volunteers of America, opened in April 2005 at the Leestown Division. This is part of a VA grant and per diem initiative administered by the Volunteers of America to provide housing and rehabilitative services to homeless Veterans.
Lexington VAMC is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as research. The facility operates 199 beds, and four community-based outpatient clinics in the Somerset, Morehead, Hazard, and Berea areas of Kentucky. The veteran population in Lexington's primary service area is estimated at more than 89,000.
The medical center is part of VA Network 9 along with Huntington, WV, Louisville, KY, Memphis, Mountain Home, Murfreesboro, and Nashville, TN. The facility provides services for more than 37,000 enrolled Veterans.
A recruitment/relocation incentive and/or Appraised Value Offer (formerly Guaranteed Home Buyout) may be authorized.
- US Citizenship is required
- Successful completion of background investigation & possible drug screening
- Selectee may be subject to geographic or organizational reassignment/travel
- Public Financial Disclosure Report is required
- Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service
- One year probationary period for initial SES appointment