Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Albany, NY 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.
VA Health Care Network Upstate New York (VISN 2) consists of Albany, Bath, Canandaigua, Syracuse, and the Western New York Health Care System (Buffalo and Batavia) and 28 Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs). Comprehensive health care is provided in VISN 2 through primary care, specialty care, mental health, and long-term care. Areas include medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, extended care and more.
VISN 2 employs over 6,600 employees while serving over 200,000 Veteran enrollees from 49 counties in New York and Pennsylvania. The region is broken down into five (5) markets including Eastern, Central, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier and Western markets. The geographic region is predominantly rural, with the exception of several urban centers including Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse and Rochester. Albany, Syracuse and Buffalo serve as the tertiary VA Medical Centers (VAMCs) and provide surgical and other specialty care support to both the Bath and Canandaigua VAMCs (secondary care centers). VISN 2 medical centers are affiliated with numerous colleges and universities in upstate New York. Albany, Syracuse and Buffalo serve as the tertiary Medical Centers and provide surgical and other specialty care support to both the Bath and Canandaigua VAMCs (secondary care centers).
The mission of VISN 2 is to care for our Veterans with compassion and excellence, and our strategic vision is to be the health provider of choice for our Veterans, while achieving the highest quality in health care delivery, education, and research. The Network's strategic priorities not only focus on providing exceptional patient care, but also exceptional customer service. The Network embraces open communication with Veterans and their families, staff, volunteers, and other stakeholders; and is committed to working in partnership with labor partners, Veterans' services organizations, and the community.
VA structures its SES positions into pay bands. This is a Pay Band 1 position. The salary for this position is capped at $179,700.
A recruitment/relocation incentive of up to 25% per year for three years may be offered.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs and/or Appraised Value Offer (formerly Guaranteed Home Buyout) may be authorized.
Multiple similarly categorized positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.
- 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