Health System Specialist (Executive Assistant)

Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC
Jul 13, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
Summary Duties The Health System Specialist position is located in the Office of Dentistry Program Office, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), VA Central Office and serves as the Executive Assistant to the Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Dentistry (AUSHD) to advance Dentistry's priorities and objectives, including timely access to care, developing and promoting best practices in dental care to further VHA programs and achieve the overall Dentistry Program initiatives. The administrative projects, developed by the incumbent, are national in scope and are within the overall mission of Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Health Administration and the Office of Dentistry. Other duties include, but are not limited to the following: Assisting the Assistant Under Secretary (AUSH/D) for Health for Dentistry in managing the administrative and operational functions of the office. Initiating review of all administrative proposals and actions requiring the concurrence or approval of the AUSH/D. Serving as the principle POC for the office of the AUSH/D for administrative matters and independently communicating with services representatives, staff directors, or other key officials within or outside VHA to clarify issues. Participating in agency-wide activities involving organizational alignment, function assignment and staffing, and advising and making recommendations to the AUSH/D on requests for organizational changes and realignments. Participating in daily and special briefings of the AUSH/D and staff. Managing a staff of highly skilled professional analysts in a variety of projects involving planning, performance measurement, and change management. Providing support to seven dental directorates including consultation, troubleshooting and assistance in time-sensitive matters. Collaborating with office clinical leadership in budgetary matters, including budget development, review, and follow-up action. Managing operational priorities, including action items and correspondence that involve time-sensitive requests from stakeholders such as VA and VHA leaders, members of Congress, media outlets, and Veteran Service Organizations. Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a. m. to 3:30 p. m. Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available Telework: Available Position Description Title/PD#: Health System Specialist (Executive Assistant)/ PD#02567-0 Relocation Incentive: Authorized PCS Expenses: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required $114,590 $148,967 Job Details Application Open Date 7/3/2018 Application Close Date 7/9/2018 Organization Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Who May Apply None Status None

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