Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Sacramento, CA 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 announcement.
The VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) is an integrated health care delivery system offering a comprehensive array of medical, surgical, rehabilitative, primary, mental health and extended care services to Veterans in northern California. VANCHCS is also part of the VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN 21). VANCHCS serves more than 270,000 Veterans dispersed over a wide geographic area comprised of approximately 40,000 square miles covering seventeen counties. Each year nearly 80,000 unique Veteran patients are served by a workforce of approximately 2,200 full-time employees and supported by a budget of approximately $548 million annually. The system continues to grow at a rate above the national average.
VANCHCS has two divisions, each with an Associate Director. The Sacramento Valley Division is comprised of medical facilities in Sacramento, Chico, Redding and Yuba City/Marysville. The East Bay Division is comprised of medical facilities in Martinez, Fairfield, Vallejo, and Oakland. Facilities include a Medical Center in Sacramento; a Community Living Center (CLC) in Martinez; outpatient clinics in Martinez, Fairfield, Oakland, Sacramento/McClellan Park, Redding, Chico, Vallejo and Marysville; a Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Oakland; a Day Treatment Center in Martinez; and dental clinics in Vallejo, Sacramento/McClellan Park and Redding. A Contract Outreach Clinic is located in Yreka.
VANCHCS has 180 beds, including 60 medical-surgical-psychiatric beds at the Sacramento VAMC and 120 beds at the Martinez CLC. The Sacramento VAMC offers a full range of comprehensive health care services including primary care, medical and surgical subspecialties, and inpatient and outpatient mental health care. The medical center houses a cardiac catheterization lab, a gastrointestinal/endoscopy suite; angiography capability; radiology services including MRI, mammography, PET and CT scanning; four operating rooms; 16,000 square feet of research laboratories; and is home to the NIH-funded University of California (UC) Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center's Clinical Research Center, developed under a partnership between VANCHCS and the University of California-Davis Health System. The corporate office for the East Bay Institute for Research and Education (EBIRE), the nonprofit institute that administers research approved by VANCHCS, is located at the Sacramento VA Medical Center.
The Martinez Outpatient Clinic offers a full range of medical, surgical, mental health, and diagnostic outpatient services including nuclear medicine, ultrasound, CT and MRI. The clinic also operates an active freestanding ambulatory surgery center with two operating rooms. Residents from UC Davis Health System and its affiliate, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, receive training at the Martinez campus. The CLC is located adjacent to the Martinez Outpatient Clinic. Major clinical programs at the CLC include Clinical Neurological Services; sub-acute care; and Respite, Palliative, Restorative and Rehabilitative Care. In addition, a portion of the VANCHCS research program is based on the Martinez Campus.
VA structures its SES positions into pay bands. This is a pay band 1 position and the salary range is $119,554-179,700. Exceptions to the salary cap may be considered in certain circumstances.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs, 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