Job Overview


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. 

The VA Capitol Health Care, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 5 was established in October 1995, and serves Veterans from economically and demographically diverse areas within Maryland, the District of Columbia, and portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

The Martinsburg VA Medical Center (MBVAMC) is part of VISN 5, located in Martinsburg, WV.   MBVAMC is a Joint Commission accredited complexity level 2 facility, serving 124,000 Veterans across 22 counties in four states: West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.  The main facility hosts 512 inpatient beds, including 71 Acute Care, 121 Community Living Center, 312 Domiciliary, and 8 Compensated Work Therapy/Transitional Residency beds.  The MBVAMC operates four (4) VA-staffed Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Cumberland, Hagerstown, and Fort Detrick, Maryland and Stephens City, Virginia.  The medical center also operates three (3) contract CBOCs in Franklin and Petersburg, West Virginia, and Harrisonburg, Virginia.  In addition to select specialty services all of the CBOCs feature primary care, telehealth and mental health services.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

VA structures its SES positions into pay bands.  This is a Pay Band 2 position.  The salary range for this position is $119,554 -$173,600.  Exceptions to the salary cap may be authorized.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs, a recruitment/relocation incentive, and/or Appraised Value Offer (AVO) (formerly Guaranteed Home Buyout Option) may be authorized.




The Health System Administrator (Medical Center Director) is responsible to the VISN 5 Network Director.  The position requires the effective and economical direction, control, and operation of the Martinsburg VA Medical Center (MBVAMC).  The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  • Provides full delegated line authority and responsibility for executive level management of the Martinsburg VA Medical Center.  Overall responsibility for planning, organizing, coordinating, controlling, reviewing, evaluating, and improving medical, administrative, and support operations of the medical facility.
  • Makes final decisions which have a direct and substantial impact on the healthcare organization and programs.  Such decisions affect the nature, scope, and quality of patient care programs and activities.
  • Establishes MBVAMC policy and procedure consistent with the VISN 5, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), and VA corporate guidelines.
  • Determines program goals and objectives and develops short-range and long-range plans for achieving strategic direction consistent with VISN 5, VHA and VA Strategic, Performance and Operating goals.
  • Develops and coordinates a quality assurance program to ensure compliance with standards issued by accrediting and regulatory groups; allocates and manages available resources (financial and personal) to provide quality health care.
  • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other Federal government agencies, local and state governments, community organizations and other health care providers in MBVAMC's catchment area; capturing changing needs of varying customers via outreach in Veteran communities, conventions, etc., and works effectively with all stakeholders to achieve optimum outcomes.
  • Fosters positive relations with the news media, Congressional staff, service organizations, and volunteer groups.
  • As the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for the MBVAMC, the Director has important motivational and executive leadership responsibilities with respect to planning, directing, reviewing, evaluating, and improving the EEO and other special employment initiatives required by statute, regulations, and policy.