Job opening: Health Systems Administrator - Associate Director
Salary: $160 013 - 183 500 per year
Published at: Aug 12 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN), VA Medical Center (VAMC), within the Office of the Medical Center Director. This position serves as the Associate Medical Center Director for the VAMC and exercises line authority for multiple administrative and allied health services and sections.
Duties include, but may not be limited to the following:
Sharing with the Executive Leadership Team a level of responsibility for the direction and management of the Medical Center and is directly responsible for all facilities operations.
A direct line authority and leadership responsibility for all administrative operation support services.
May serve as the Acting Medical Center Director in the absence of the Director.
Taking an active leadership role in coordinating and developing customer and stakeholder support and resourcing to meet Medical Center objectives.
Determining operational services and programs goals and objectives, develop short-and long-range plans for achieving them in conjunction with the overall plans of the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) and consistent with the strategic planning process.
Directing a comprehensive evaluation of operational services goals and objectives and makes necessary adjustments to improve delivery of patient care services.
Establishing local policy in such areas impacting facility operations as program emphasis and operating guidelines.
Administering and ensuring compliance with a system designed for the development and communication of program policies and procedures in accordance with new or existing rules and regulations.
Administering a management reporting system which provides appropriate data for decision making for facility operations, impacting organizational improvements.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Required
To qualify for this position at the GS-15 grade level, applicants must meet the following:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-14) in the Federal Service, that is directly related to the work of the position and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties as a Health System Administrator - Associate Director. Qualifying specialized experience is defined as progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical management or supervisory experience in the health care field. This work may have been performed in an operating health care facility or a higher organizational echelon with advisory or directional authority over such facilities. Work must have involved a close working relationship with facility managers and analysis and/or coordination of administrative, clinical, or other service activities, and provided knowledge of the following: (1) Missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems; (2) Regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; and (3) Government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement. Applicants must also possess: (1) Management ability to delegate authority, evaluate and oversee people and programs, recognize, and adapt to changing priorities; and (2) Knowledge of the interrelationships and interdependencies among various medical and administrative services and programs. At this level, applicants would identify and resolve problems which may inhibit accomplishing patient care mission and public policy objectives; exercise fiscal management responsibility by assisting in the preparation of the overall facility budget, in monitoring expenditures, and in recommending reallocation of funds based on shifting program needs; establish and maintain public relations with a variety of institutions and groups; apply performance standards to measure program performance and health care activities are meeting established goals and objectives; and develop, evaluate, and adjust organizational structures and management systems for the administrative and allied health services managed.
You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Administration and ManagementDecision MakingFinancial ManagementHuman Capital ManagementOrganizational Awareness
IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Physical Requirements: Work is sedentary. There are no special physical demands. The work environment includes everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of offices and meeting/training rooms.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.
- Address Bronx VA Medical Center
130 West Kingsbridge Rd.
Bronx, NY 10468
- Name: VHA National Recruitment Center
- Phone: (844)456-5208
- Email: [email protected]