The Executive Advisor Strategic Foresight position is located in VA Central Office, Washington, DC, in the Chief Strategy Office and reports to the Chief Strategy Officer. Serves as a clinical strategist within the Chief Strategy Office (CSO) and provides executive level guidance and advice to the Chief Strategy Officer (SES) as well as his/her SES direct reports by using clinical expertise or healthcare industry expertise to provide insights into alternative futures or scenarios that impact how VA provides healthcare to Veterans. Collaborates with senior officials within the Assistant Undersecretaries for Clinical Services, Patient Care Services, Community Care, Quality and Patient Safety and Discovery, Education and Affiliate Networks and other key stakeholders to achieve VA goals. Responsible for studying the healthcare ecosystem in its current state and future trends to understand, anticipate, prepare and gain advantage over coming healthcare challenges to develop strategies to support VHA Mission, goals, objectives, and effective planning of VA health care. The Chief Strategy Office guides the VHA executive leadership team to create its strategic vision and set the course for the VA healthcare delivery system.
Additional duties include (but are not limited to): Conducts scanning/analyses for current trends that provide evidence of an emerging healthcare trend. Develops multiple scenarios (alternate futures) from a clinical service as well as infrastructure support perspective. Utilizes healthcare and/or clinical expertise for strategic visioning, foresight, thinking and planning to research and develop VHA's point-of-view on long-term trends and how these trends are being driven by emerging and accelerated technology change. Creates and manages the annual output of the Veterans Health Administration's visioning work.
Must be a U.S. citizen
Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
4-Year 7306 appointment with potential for re-appointment (not guaranteed)
Additional Salary Information: THIS IS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY POSITION AND CAN BE FILLED WITH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OCCUPATIONS :
•PHYSICIAN/DENTIST: SR-602 $145,000 - $245,000
•HEALTH SCIENCE OFFICER: SR-601 $132,552 - $183,300
•NURSE: SR-610 $132,552 - $183,300
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.