VA Central Iowa Health Care System



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.
 
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As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. The VA is the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health system in the nation. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of traditional and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov.
 
The VA Central Iowa Health Care System provides a full continuum of care between the Des Moines campus and our Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC’s) and is one of the Medical Centers that make up the VA Midwest Health Care Network (VISN 23).  Employee selected may be expected to perform duties at other duty sites within VA Central Iowa Health Care System based on the needs of the organization.
 
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.
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 12, 2020
This Program Support Assistant position supports the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service at the VA Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines, IA. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 12, 2020
The Secretary (OA) position is located within the Director's Office of the VA Central Iowa Health Care System (VACIHCS). Incumbent provides full administrative/clerical support for the primary Quadrad member(s) and Administrative Officer (AO). This position also aids other members of the Executive Management Team as needed. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 10, 2020
The incumbent has full supervisory responsibility in a complexity index group 1C laboratory that performs at least 1 million Standard Billable Tests annually. The incumbent supervises a large staff of nonsupervisory personnel including at least one GS-11 subordinate. Recommends appointment, plans and assigns work, provides advice and counsel and evaluates work of subordinates. The supervisor is responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 10, 2020
The Central Iowa VA Health Care System is recruiting for a Nursing Assistant for the Primary Care service line within the Medical Surgery Unit. The incumbent will function as a member of the nursing care team and assist in the care of patients/residents receiving inpatient/outpatient care, home or community living care or other patients/residents who are in acute, sub-acute or chronic states of illness. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 10, 2020
The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (CPS) - Mental Health is a recognized Associated Healthcare Provider who provides medication management services within the Mental Health setting under an approved scope of practice. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 10, 2020
The Community Living Center (CLC) physician collaborates within a multi-disciplinary team to provide care for Veterans with chronic complex medical conditions. The physician functions as a leader on the team and assists in review of admissions to the facility. The physician demonstrates performance and leadership that is broad enough to improve care of patients with potential co-morbidities that may include physical, mental health, and many other healthcare related acute and chronic illnesses. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 10, 2020
The incumbent will function as a member of the nursing care team and assist licensed nursing staff in the care of patients/resident receiving outpatient care, home or community living care or other patients/residents who are in acute, sub-acute or chronic states of illness. NAs are responsible for the delivery of selected nursing activities to patients experiencing a variety of alteration in their physical, behavioral, acute and /or chronic psychiatric illnesses/substance dependency problems. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 10, 2020
The primary purpose of this position is to provide Health Care aid at the Medical Center. The position is responsible for delivering a broad array of health care services throughout the Medical Center, and it's various locations that provide inpatient care, such as but not limited to the living centers. The Health Aid is responsible for performing selected patient/resident related transports to different areas such as, x-rays, CT Scan, MRI, Prosthetics, Sonography and other related areas. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 07, 2020
The incumbent serves at the Central Iowa Veterans Affairs Health Care System leading and instructing other Police Officers while actively participating in planned police operations for the VA Medical Centers in Des Moines, IA and for their VA Community Based Outreach Clinics (CBOCs). Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 07, 2020
The Central Iowa VA Health Care System is recruiting for a Nursing Assistant for the Primary Care service line within the Medical Surgery Unit. The incumbent will function as a member of the nursing care team and assist in the care of patients/residents receiving inpatient/outpatient care, home or community living care or other patients/residents who are in acute, sub-acute or chronic states of illness. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 07, 2020
The Patient Aligned Care Team is a comprehensive team which delivers primary care to Veterans in a longitudinal rather than episodic fashion and which has as its focus: prevention; health promotion, coordination and chronic disease management. The social worker in this Veteran-Centric approach often functions as a care coordinator with a panel of Veterans to ensure that health care meets the needs, as defined by the Veteran. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 07, 2020
This is an advanced performance level position in Sterile Processing Service. The Assistant Chief is responsible for assuring the availability of medical and surgical supplies, instrumentation, and equipment for the medical center. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 07, 2020
This is an advanced performance level position in Sterile Processing Service. The Assistant Chief is responsible for assuring the availability of medical and surgical supplies, instrumentation, and equipment for the medical center. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 07, 2020
The incumbent is responsible for the management, coordination and provision of social work services to veterans and their families on the Behavioral Health inpatient unit of the VA Central Iowa Healthcare System. This social work position is based at the Des Moines facility and is a 10 bed inpatient psychiatric unit. This position is an integral part of the interdisciplinary care team. The patient population is varied with Veterans of all ages and backgrounds. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 07, 2020
The incumbent has full supervisory responsibility in a complexity index group 1C laboratory that performs at least 1 million Standard Billable Tests annually. The incumbent supervises a large staff of nonsupervisory personnel including at least one GS-11 subordinate. Recommends appointment, plans and assigns work, provides advice and counsel and evaluates work of subordinates. The supervisor is responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 05, 2020
The registered nurse assigned to the Medical Surgical Unit, is a professional nurse with a broad-based clinical knowledge that enables him/her to effectively provide care to a veteran population with widely diverse medical and surgical diagnoses. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 05, 2020
The incumbent serves as a Lead Medical Support Assistant trainer and auditor of lower graded Medical Support Assistants (MSA) in all inpatient areas throughout the facility. He/she reports to the Chief Nurse of Extended Care & Rehabilitation Service Line and provides training and competency assessments for inpatient MSA's performing patient movements as well as administrative support within the Community Living Center (CLC.). Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 05, 2020
The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (CPS) - Mental Health is a recognized Associated Healthcare Provider who provides medication management services within the Mental Health setting under an approved scope of practice. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 05, 2020
The purpose of this position is to support the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (P&LMS) in administrative and clerical functions, enhance the efficiency and productivity of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, and to facilitate smooth and accurate flow of information (both clinical and administrative) within and outside this VA Medical Center. The Program Support Assistant provides direct support to Laboratory Leadership and contracted pathologists. Learn more about this agency
VA Central Iowa Health Care System Des Moines, IA 50310
Aug 03, 2020
This position is located in Learning Service at VA Central Iowa Health Care System with location at the Des Moines campus. As part of the VACIHCS Learning Organization Initiative, the incumbent is responsible for the training/instruction and the Talent Management System (TMS), a national program which provides a single portal of access to all online learning opportunities, the method by which all employee's training, both internal to the VA and external to the VA is recorded and tracked. Learn more about this agency