Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 978263
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
The Fargo VA Health Care System is a Level 2 Medical Center and a member of Veterans Integrated Service Network 23. This facility combines a 39 bed medical facility along with a 38 bed Community Living Center providing transitional care, both accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Fargo also has a Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits Office on campus, offering veterans the unique opportunity to obtain health care, benefits services, and Readjustment Counseling at one location. Due to the growing veteran population in our service area, nine Community Based Outpatient Clinics have been established with the tenth planned for opening in late 2012. The Fargo Health Care System provides a wide spectrum of primary and tertiary acute and extended care inpatient and outpatient activities in an academic setting. The Fargo Health Care System has an active research program and has a successful affiliation with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.
Fargo is a thriving metropolitan area of nearly 200,000 that offers a sense of solid values and has been ranked 1 nationally for safety. Additionally, the July 2010: Money Magazine ranked Fargo among top "100 Best Places to Live". The community supports 4 hospitals, 3 colleges and all the amenities one would expect in a metropolitan area including great shopping, excellent private and public schools, an active arts community, and sports activities for every interest. If the Minnesota lakes country appeals to you we are a short commute from the tranquility of the great outdoors. Major metropolitan areas of Minneapolis and Winnipeg are an easy drive down the interstate and the major airlines offer direct service to many cities. Fargo Moorhead is a diverse, stimulating, family-oriented city with, affordable housing, and an overall low cost-of-living, all amenities that make for a satisfying and fulfilling life. Join a dynamic leadership team at a progressive medical center in a truly wonderful community! Go to http://www.fargomoorhead.org/ or http://www.fmchamber.com/ for more information.
This vacancy is advertised at the range of grades covered by the VA qualifications standard.
NOTE: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-11 to GS-13. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidates education and experience and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
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.
- U. S. Citizenship
- Must pass pre-employment examination
- English Language Proficiency required
- Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
- Background and-or Security Investigation required