Residents of Greater New Orleans enjoy one of the highest qualities of life in the United States. While we are known to enjoy many of the best restaurants in the world, more than 300 festivals, vibrant nightlife, not to mention Mardi Gras, that’s just the beginning of what we have to offer. We treasure family and community, our children have access to high-quality education, we enjoy an incredible abundance of the arts, and so much more!
The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, provides quality, patient-centered health care to Veterans throughout 23 parishes in southeast Louisiana. We meet the needs of Veterans through seven community-based outpatient clinics located in Slidell, Hammond, St. John Parish, Houma, Franklin, Bogalusa and Baton Rouge, as well as a new Veterans Medical Center in New Orleans.
Our new Veterans Medical Center is a 200-bed level 1b medical center including an acute mental health unit, inpatient medicine, surgery, and intensive care units, and a community living center. We serve as a tertiary care regional referral center for Veterans across the Gulf coast from the Florida panhandle to the Louisiana/Texas state line for specialized acute care services. SLVHCS has a specialized imaging center including PET/CT, 3 CT scanners, and 2 MRI as well as 8 operating rooms and six procedure rooms. The medical center is designed to meet the full array of VA missions: health care to America’s heroes, education, research, and national preparedness and assistance and serves as a cornerstone for the emerging biosciences industry in New Orleans.
SLVHCS serves as an educational medical center. As a medical center surrounded by education institutions, we have academic affiliations with Louisiana State University and Tulane University Medical School’s. We also have relationships with University of New Orleans, Dillard University, Xavier University of Louisiana, Tulane University Graduate Program in Health Administration and Loyola University to recruit and grow our staff of allied health and administrative professionals. These relationships help us to provide excellent primary, specialty and mental health services to our Veterans.
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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?
The incumbent serves as a personal assistant to the Deputy ADPCS and provides clerical, administrative, and technical assistance to the ADPCS Service, incumbent is responsible for the organization and maintenance of an effective office operation. Coordinates prioritization of work with the Deputy ADPCS to ensure that work, reports, and deadlines are completed in a timely manner:
- Receives calls, greets visitors, and directs those contacts to supervisor or other staff members for their attention or action;
- Receives, reviews and distributes mail for determines which items should be brought to the attention of the Deputy ADPCS as opposed to those that should be sent directly to other appropriate personnel;
- Maintains Deputy ADPCS’s calendar and schedules appointments/meetings;
- Arrange for conferences / meetings to include locations, agenda and attendance lists;
- Ability to perform a full range of secretarial and administrative duties such as typing, filing, and telephonic contacts;
- Maintain files of meetings, correspondence and information;
- Compose correspondence on administrative support or clerical functions of the office;
- Compose routine correspondence on other subjects as outlined in regulations and procedures or as specifically requested by supervisor;
- Serves as timekeeper for the staff and also will serve as a backup within the Service, as needed;
- Assemble, gathers, compiles and present materials for meetings, briefings and training sessions;
- Makes travel arrangements for the Service Supervisors to attend training conferences including travel and hotel reservations;
- Order supplies, equipment, furniture, and forms as needed.
: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Telework
: Not Available Virtual
: This is not a virtual position. Position Description Title/PD#
: Secretary 629-07164-0 is available for review in Human Resources Management Relocation/Recruitment Incentives
Authorized This is a Bargaining Unit position
Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 6
About this company
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?
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.
Residents of Greater New Orleans enjoy one of the highest qualities of life in the United States. While we are known to enjoy many of the best restaurants in the world, more than 300 festivals, vibrant nightlife, not to mention Mardi Gras, that's just the beginning of what we have to offer. We treasure family and community, our children have access to high-quality education, we enjoy an incredible abundance of the arts, and so much more!
Here at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, we strive to be an efficient organization through continual process improvement and orderliness by eliminating waste in everything we do. We are generating a Lean environment of abundance and ownership, enabling us to become "one team creating the perfect patient experience"so that we may honor Veterans and their families.
We're in the process of constructing and activating a new medical center that will serve as a model for health care of the future and set the standards for patient-centered care, flexibility and sustainability. It will be a level one, 200 bed tertiary care regional referral center that is projected to serve 70,000 enrolled Veterans. The new medical center will be approximately 1.6 million square feet, with two additional 1,000-car garages for both patients and staff on a 30-acre site in New Orleans. The facility has been designed to meet the full array of VA missions: health care to America's heroes, education, research and national preparedness. It will authentically reflect the culture of the region and be the cornerstone for the emerging biosciences industry in New Orleans. You can help us build from the ground up. Create history with us and join our team!
Location/Region: New Orleans, LA (US)