Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
VA Announces New Medical Center Director Scott R.
Isaacks brings proven leadership, experience to Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
ATLANTA (Duluth, Ga.) – The Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott R. Isaacks, FACHE, as the new director of the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (RHJVAMC), located in Charleston, South Carolina. Isaacks will oversee health care delivery to more than 59,000 Veterans with a workforce of 2,300 employees. Isaacks will be responsible for the 145-bed facility, with an operating budget of approximately $350 million.
“Mr. Isaacks has a proven track record as an exceptional health care leader,” said VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich. “He has outstanding qualifications and has already and served successfully as Charleston VA’s associate director.”
In addition, Isaacks has demonstrated management ability to lead complex organizations, motivate employees, manage resources, and work successfully with widely varied stakeholder groups. Isaacks’s role as medical center director will be effective November 2, 2014.
Prior to his current appointment, Isaacks was RHJVAMC’s associate medical center director, and was directly responsible for Compliance & Business Integrity, Environmental Management Service, Fiscal Service, Health Administration Service, Human Resource Management, Information Security, Police Service, Privacy Program, Strategic Planning and Analysis, Systems Redesign, and Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation. He was also the medical center’s operations officer.