The US Department of Defense (DoD) and US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are jointly seeking a senior executive to serve as DeputyDirector, Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM)Program Office in Rosslyn, VA.
The FEHRM was designated by the Secretaries of the DoD and the VA to support the delivery of a single, seamlessly integrated electronic health record (EHR) that maximizes commercial health record interoperability and to provide joint decision-making authority and oversight of the single EHR. As Deputy Director, FEHRM, you will be responsible for all inter-agency decisions regarding acquisition, configuration, coordination, and sustainment of EHR modernization programs for Military Health System, VA, and United States Coast Guard (USCG), will be placed in a position allocated to the Department of Veterans Affairs, and will report to the Deputy Secretary of Defense and theDeputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs. You will also work in close collaboration with the Director, FEHRM, who will be placed in a position allocated to the Department of Defense and will also report to the Deputy Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs. This opportunity is approved for a Recruitment/Relocation Incentive.
Additional Key Duties:
Oversee and manage joint EHR deployment activities and support a diverse staff comprised of VA and DoD government employees and contractors
Brief and respond to inquiries from Congressional Members, Committees and their staffs, and to testify, when requested, at hearings related to joint EHR implementation efforts
Manage joint technical, programmatic, and functional requirements of each Departments’ EHR Modernization Program and execute decisions as appropriate
Manage joint functions necessary for the deployment, implementation, and sustainment of the seamless EHR, working closely with required acquisition assets as needed to satisfy requirements
Manage health information exchange(s) to securely and reliably exchange health data with commercial partners
Oversee and approve adoption of, and mapping to, national and international health standards in coordination with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Ensure contractor performance is satisfactorily accomplished on schedule and at, or below, cost
Make joint EHR budget decisions regarding allocation of the DoD and VA budget, consistent with all governing law
Direct the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES) process for DoD resources and direct the budget process for VA resources needed for the FEHRM Program Office.
How to Apply:
Qualified/interested candidates should submit an up-to-date resume at this self-submit link for VA’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS). This does not constitute a formal application…applicants will eventually be directed to formally apply online at www.usajobs.gov once the job opportunity announcement goes live, tentatively projected for mid to late July
Please review this guide for examples of resumes reflecting possession of Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
Please note your resume will also have to reflect demonstration of Technical Qualifications (TQ) above
VA and DoD are Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE)
Technical Qualification (TQ): Proven ability to manage and lead a diverse professional, technical, and administrative staff across multiple functional areas in a complex and dynamic environment involving multiple organizations. Includes the ability to bring together divergent views for common solutions to complicated problems.
Technical Qualification (TQ): Knowledge of laws, policies, regulations, guidelines, and business imperatives that govern Federal IT investment, project management, best practices, and strategic planning with proven success managing a large-scale enterprise business system, EHR or related clinical systems deployment.
Technical Qualification (TQ): Demonstrated program management experience delivering electronic health record, health information technology, or enterprise business systems; experience managing multiple systems, and/or a portfolio of programs, and the proven ability to effectively lead and supervise multiple program managers simultaneously to deliver capabilities to an enterprise or functional communities
Impeccable communication and public relation skills
Ability to receive and maintain a S. Top Secret Clearance
Submission of a public financial disclosure statement (OGE-278), upon assuming an SES position
Routine travel to various locations within the Washington D.C. area, occasional travel to other locations in the U.S., and infrequent travel out of country
Additional Salary Information: Senior Executive Service (SES) employees enjoy competitive pay, regular salary growth, and a very robust federal benefits package consisting of 49 days paid time off per year (26 days paid annual leave, 13 paid annual sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays), a Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) federal pension (5 years' vesting), a 401K type plan called the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) with up to 5% in employer contributions, federal health/life/dental/vision/long-term care insurance programs, etc.
Internal Number: 999884774
About U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
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.