Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 966742
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Our Mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? Officially established in October 2006, the Orlando VA Medical Center is one of the Top 100 Companies in Central Florida for working families. The Orlando VA Medical Center includes a 120-bed Community Living Center, a 60-bed Residential Rehabilitation Program, Outpatient Clinics in Orlando (Lake Baldwin), Viera and Daytona Beach and four Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Clermont, Kissimmee, Leesburg, and Orange City. A new inpatient facility is currently under construction in southeast Orange County and is expected to open in 2014. The new 65-acre campus medical campus will have 134-inpatient beds and provide acute care, complex specialty care, advanced diagnostic services, a large multispecialty outpatient clinic, and administrative and support services. Additionally the 120-bed Community Living Center and 60-bed Residential Rehabilitation Program will re-locate to the new campus. The Orlando VAMC is located in East-Central Florida, a family-oriented area with many local entertainment attractions, outdoor activities, beautifully landscaped communities, and some of the best primary schools, colleges and universities in the state. Florida is recognized for its warm, sunny climate, beautiful beaches, abundant housing options, and no state income tax. The Orlando VAMC is associated with the University of Central Florida and other local community colleges, with active affiliations in allied health programs such as Nursing, Pharmacy and Physical/Occupational Therapy.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
A Personal Note to Our Valued Candidates: VAMC Orlando is committed to providing the highest quality care to our Veteran patients. We are dedicated to attracting and retaining employees with natural talent as it relates to a customer and total quality care focus. VAMC Orlando utilizes various tools to identify qualifications and natural talent, to include a manual review of experience, education and credentials, as well as an online questionnaire for clinical and non-clinical positions, and talent-based telephone interviews of candidates who serve as professional healthcare providers, and leaders, to include those at the executive-level at our healthcare facility. Applicants who are found qualified or identified as among the best qualified for a position, may be asked to participate in a natural-talent assessment as part of the hiring process; therefore, we ask that you provide us with an email address you check daily to ensure you receive and respond to our invitation timely. Please include this email address on your application materials. Thank you for considering employment with VAMC Orlando.
Note: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
A Relocation Incentive maybe authorized for highly qualified candidates.