The Deputy Chief of Staff reports directly to the Chief of Staff and serves as key clinical resource for the Chief of Staff. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicants. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): No. Appraised Value Offer (AVO): No. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): No. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Provides administrative, clinical and programmatic leadership to the service to ensure achievement of performance measures. Responsible for oversight and performance measure for all Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks. Responsible for planning, development, budgeting and directing all administrative and clinical functions for VHSO clinical services. Provides administrative and programmatic leadership for the Research and Education Program Coordinator, who will report to and serve as the principal advisor to the Chief of Staff in all research and education matters. Displays excellent interpersonal skills and carries previous management experience as well as experience in clinical research. Possesses a broad knowledge and understanding of health care policies, operating programs, extensive specialized knowledge of Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs, performance improvement activities, overall quality of patient care, and experience in developing and/or expanding residency programs. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm - Due to the nature of this leadership position, it is expected that working hours could be extended beyond the normal tour of duty
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.