Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Integrity (ADUSH/I)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
October 3, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Government, Integrated Healthcare Delivery System
The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking national health policy The Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Integrity (ADUSH/I) provides national leadership in the formulation and establishment of effective health care policies, programs, and initiatives to ensure health system integrity and to carry out related compliance and oversight activities across the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The incumbent serves as the senior executive who provides day to day management of a highly complex office composed of four interrelated and fully aligned functional areas: Office of the Medical Inspector (OMI), Office of Compliance and Business Integrity(CBI), Office of Internal Audit and Risk Assessment (under development) and the National Center for Ethics in Health Care (NCEHC). The ADUSH/I supports the Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Organizational Excellence (DUSHOE) and other senior VHA leaders to assure that VHA’s decisions and actions earn the trust of Veterans, stewards of the system (such as Congress and Veteran Service Organizations) and the public. ADUSH/I offices act in an integrated fashion to promote a just culture rooted in fairness, accountability, and ethical decision-making as VHA strives to consistently achieve high levels of customer service, continuous quality improvement, patient safety, and clinical excellence. The ADUSH/I is the chief corporate oversight and compliance officer, responsible for guiding and interpreting VHA strategies and policies to support top-level decision making, and for building systems and processes that allow the Under Secretary for Health to exercise essential compliance and organizational oversight responsibilities, including inspections, investigations, audits, and assessments. The ADUSH/I oversees development of the Administration’s submission to the agency’s annualStatement of Assurance.
Interested candidates should send an up-to-date CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doctoral degree in medicine, nursing or public health of healthcare administration.
Proficiency in written and spoken English
Incumbent must meet the needs of customers while supporting VA missions; consistently communicate and treat customers (Veterans, their representatives, visitors, and all VA staff) in a courteous, tactful, and respectful manner; provide customer(s) with consistent information according to established policies and procedures; and handle conflict and problems in dealing with customers constructively and appropriately.
In addition to the education requirements, the following technical and executive core qualifications are required for this position. Typically, these qualifications would be gained through education, experience and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in responsible management/executive level assignments in health care at a national or Network level; extensive leadership experience in health care organizations in positions of progressive responsibility, which involve planning, directing, administering, and evaluating clinical programs in public and/or private sectors. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Position may require significant travel, subject to budgetary availabilities.
The incumbent must have executive level leadership, analytical and strategic management skills. These skills include a strong clinical background and experience in the management of multi-million dollar budgets. She/he must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills including a demonstrated ability to work with senior leaders across VA, as well as at private sector firms involved in prospective innovations. This includes coordinating between agency-wide requirements for addressing strategic challenges and industry capabilities to meet those requirements.
Be experienced in organizational concepts and administration of multifaceted health care delivery systems; specialty and subspecialty care; educational and improvement principles, programmatic oversight methodologies and evaluation techniques, including statistics, research methodology and program evaluation.
Expertise in Healthcare Ethics, Compliance, Risk and Risk Remediation, Business Systems and Organizational Oversight
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS:
Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organization goals. Inherent to the ECQ is the ability to establish an organization vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilities cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalition internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Internal Number: 123456
About U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.