Lead the veteran nursing revolution as Undersecretary of State for Well being

As VHA Under Secretary for Health (USH), lead the country’s largest integrated health system.

At VHA, we are working to revolutionize the delivery of veteran health and social services – and we are actively looking for the right person to take on this role.

You can be rest assured that we are providing timely, adequate, and affordable service to approximately 9 million veterans enrolled in VA health care.

As a senior executive, you will use your extensive leadership and communication skills, ethics expertise and knowledge of health policy to negotiate with stakeholders and partners at all levels. We expect you to promote the VHA’s key initiatives to a wide range of individuals and groups, including members of Congress, veterinary service organizations, other government agencies, and the private sector.

They also oversee VHA leadership in Washington and on-site to ensure that VHA operations are conducted in accordance with VA guidelines and the VA secretary’s vision.

The ideal candidate is a senior physician experienced in overseeing corporate initiatives, operating large budgets, managing a large and diverse workforce, and providing strategic guidance and guidelines.

Serve Veterans Today

We employ nearly 350,000 people across the country and provide nursing and social assistance to veterans through a system of 1,255 health facilities managed through 18 regional networks, a national headquarters and other support offices.

Discover a meaningful career in the deeply rewarding work of transforming the lives of our nation’s heroes. Strong, effective leaders with a passion for serving their land help us deliver on our promise we made to care for the millions of men and women who have served our nation.

In addition to generous rewards for serving our veterans, enjoy a variety of benefits and perks including:

  • Group health insurance, including dental, visual and long-term care, which can come into effect from the first full pay period after commencement.
  • Term life insurance with family and supplementary insurance options.
  • Access to the Federal Employees’ Retirement System (FERS), a three-tier retirement plan consisting of social security, FERS basic benefits and the savings plan.

Start working at VA today

Apply your leadership skills and knowledge to transform the lives of our nation’s heroes. Applications are accepted until August 10, 2021.

A NOTICE: The position listed in this article was open at the time of publication. All positions currently available are listed at USAJobs.gov.

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