VA is looking for ambitious trailblazers who can inspire and lead change in Veterans’ care. Want to be an executive director of VA medical centers (VAMCs)? Apply for open positions in 14 cities!
If you’re a licensed physician/dental officer or health system administrator ready to make a lasting impact on the care Veterans receive, apply for open positions in Amarillo and Big Spring, Texas; Chicago and Hines, Illinois; Honolulu, Hawaii; Indianapolis, Indiana; Leeds, Massachusetts; Manchester, New Hampshire; Montgomery, Alabama; Montrose and Syracuse, New York; Phoenix and Prescott, Arizona; and Providence, Rhode Island.
As a VA health executive, you shape the people, processes and policies that further VA’s commitment to providing high-quality care to those who’ve served the country. As a senior executive service (SES) VAMC executive director, you work at the facility level to direct the nature and scope of patient care delivery.
“Our VAMC executive directors have a direct impact on the nation’s largest integrated health care system,” said Darren Sherrard, associate director of Recruitment and Marketing at VA. “You ensure that your team works in an inclusive and supportive environment to support great outcomes for Veterans.”
You also set goals, make decisions and plan ahead. Your role involves developing relationships with other federal agencies, the media, local and state government, and community-based organizations.
Choose VA to shape care
You carry out key decisions that advance the quality of care that VA provides overall. You also influence the medical facility’s culture and service to the most diverse population of Veterans in history. Executive directors report to the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) Director for your region and are responsible for the financially sound direction and operation of your medical center.
VA leadership positions come with these and other benefits:
- Competitive salary and premium-paid medical, vision and dental insurance.
- Access to the Federal Employees’ Retirement System (FERS), a three-tier retirement plan that includes Social Security, a federal pension and a 401(k)-type plan with up to 5% in employer contributions.
- Up to 49 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave and 10 federal holidays).
- Reimbursement for relocation expenses (conditions apply).
VA is also seeking candidates to fill these other senior leadership positions:
- Associate directors and assistant directors in a variety of roles.
- Associate directors for Patient Care Services and other nurse executive positions (see related story).
- Chiefs of staff in various cities.
- Senior Executive Service deputy under secretaries, executive directors and others.