Under Secretary for Health

Washington D.C.
Oct 18, 2018
Oct 18, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • US citizenship is required.
  • Public Financial Disclosure Report (SF-278) is required.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Complete White House Presidential Personnel vetting process successfully.
  • Senate Confirmation.
  • Drug Testing Required.
  • Candidates for the Under Secretary position must be highly effective leaders who have demonstrated experience in overseeing or directing the operations of a large health care enterprise. Candidates must be committed to the high quality care of our Nation's Veterans, implement the Secretary's vision to transform VA, and serve as an accountable and innovative steward of the human capital and financial resources of the VHA.

    By law, the Under Secretary for Health shall be appointed solely on the basis of:

    Demonstrated ability in the medical or allied health profession, in health care administration and policy formulation, and in health care fiscal management; and

    Substantial experience in connection with the programs of the Veterans Health Administration or programs of similar content and scope.

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional Agency Contact: Lucrecia Murdock, 202-461-7887/ email: lucrecia.murdock@va.gov

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Step 1: Minimum qualifications.

    Step 2: Screening by Executive Board to determine group of candidates to be considered by the Commission.

    Step 3: The Commission interviews the most qualified candidates.

    Step 4: The Commission recommends the final candidates for consideration by the Secretary and the President.

    You will be evaluated based upon your resume, application or curriculum vitae, and an interview if invited to appear before the Commission.

    Read more Security clearance Public Trust - Background Investigation

    Drug test required Yes

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