Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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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 Iowa City VA Health Care System (ICVAHCS) is categorized as a Tertiary Care Level 1, facility affiliated teaching hospital, and research center. It is classified as a VHA Complexity Level 1c medical center. The facility serves a veteran population residing in 33 eastern Iowa counties, 16 western Illinois counties, 16 western Illinois counties and one northern Missouri county. ICVAHCS has nine community based outpatient clinics throughout our coverage area.
The medical center has 83 acute care beds that are divided among medical, surgical, and psychiatric services. The medical center has eight operating rooms, a ten-bed medical/surgical intensive care unit and a 15-bed mental health acute care unit. The ICVAHCS currently employs 1,830 professionals who provide primary and specialty care for our veterans and administrative services. ICVAHCS is one of five national VA Kidney transplant centers.
During the past five years the VA has constructed a 60,000 square foot research facility on campus. Currently, there are 71 active VA funded research projects and 250 active non-VA funded research protocols. ICVAHCS is the site of one of three VA Rural Health Resource Centers. Also, it is the Center of Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) which focuses on rural health, telehealth and e-health strategies, patient-centered behavioral and self-management interventions, nursing health research, and evidence-based infection prevention.
ICVAHCS is committed to providing the highest quality of care to veterans. To help accomplish this goal, the facility, has an active Performance Improvement Program that works closely with their Health Care Research and Development program to develop innovative ways to improve quality of care.
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.
- Occasional Travel
- 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