The COS is assigned at the Robert J. Dole VAMC, Wichita, KS and is a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, actively participating in the development of overall management objectives necessary for the attainment of optimum efficiency in providing health care to Veterans. Recruitment / Relocation Incentive Maximum flexibility for the use of recruitment incentives and benefits may be considered for highly qualified candidates. PCS moving expenses is authorized COS serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team ensuring high quality patient care is delivered in a resource efficient manner. In addition to making clinical decisions, COS is actively involved in the management of resources for this facility. Promotes the development of health care professionals through counseling, mentoring, teaching and encouraging self-assessment. Monitors and promotes compliance with VA regulations and professional standards and ethical conduct, to include all Sexual Harassment, EEO, Diversity and Inclusion, No FEAR, and Whistleblower Rights Laws, Regulations, Policies and Procedures. Works to ensure that facility programs reflect the mission and priorities of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and Network. Takes an active role as a management team member, providing advice and counsel in defining and accomplishing the facility's mission and goals. Develops and maintains a good working relationship with affiliated medical school(s) and programs associated with the Medical Center; recruiting certified licensed professional staff, who are graduates of approved medical schools and ensures that appropriate staff practitioners are credentialed and privileged in accordance with VA and The Joint Commission (TJC) requirements. Monitors and ensures medical staff compliance with agency regulations, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, VA facility policies, pertinent TJC standards and other appropriate regulations and creates an environment of system oriented continuous quality improvement, within which programs and quality of care effectiveness are evaluated. Leads and guides clinical staff to provide quality health care to each veteran in an organized and competent manner; and embrace VHA's core values of integrity, commitment, advocacy, respect, and excellence, in the provision of these duties. COS functions in a collaborative partnership with the Medical Center Director, Associate Director, Associate Director for Patient Care Services (Nurse Executive) and the Assistant Director in carrying out the leadership/management responsibilities and operations of the medical center, healthcare center facilities and community-based outpatient clinic. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Will be required to respond to calls for urgent patient needs after hours and on weekends. Financial Disclosure Report: Yes
Internal Number: 599081200
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.