The Chief of Staff (COS) develops and maintains accepted management practices throughout the clinical services; develops and presents the budgetary requirements of the clinical services; assists in the formulation of the annual budget program; and is fully responsible to the medical center director for programs of patient care and for the educational and research activities of the clinical services. The VA Butler Health Care System located in Butler, PA is seeking highly skilled individuals to provide high quality services to our nations Veterans. Since 1947, Butler VA has provided state-of-the-art healthcare services to the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. The main campus, located in the heart of Butler County, provides comprehensive care including primary, specialty, and mental health. Our Community Living Center provides short and long stay nursing home care and our Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Treatment program offers Veterans a chance to participate in a full range of rehabilitation services with a goal of successful reintegration back into the local community. In addition to our two campuses in Butler, we offer services in five community based outpatient clinics located in Armstrong, Southern Butler (Cranberry Township), Clarion, Lawrence, and Mercer Counties. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, got to www.vacareers.va.gov. Founded in 1800, Butler, PA is rich with industry and manufacturing heritage. Butler was voted 7th Best Small Town in America by Smithsonian Magazine boasting a delightfully divers county with plenty to do, from exploring museums and art galleries to enjoying the breathtaking scenery of our parks and rolling countryside. Home to Moraine State Park (the third largest park in PA) and Jennings Environmental Education Center (the only protected prairie ecosystem in PA) provide activities for every season, including: geocaching, horseback riding, boating, trail and mountain biking, camping, disc golfing, swimming, hiking, educational programs, fishing, and more. Cranberry Township (located 20 miles South of Butler and 20 miles North of Pittsburgh, PA) was voted Best Place to Raise Kids in PA by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. With Pittsburgh bring minutes away, you will have easy access to all it has to offer including world class medicine and education, museums, performing arts, professional sports, riverfront walking/biking trails, shopping, dining, and more! To explore more about Butler and all it has to offer, visit www.visitbutlercounty.com. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment / Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Authorized. 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 As the physician executive, the COS is actively involved in the Butler VAMC's leadership and management of resources, organizational performance improvement, patient and employee satisfaction, environment of care, and strategic planning. Through persuasive and facilitative skills, influences the quality, access to, and effectiveness of all medical programs through either direct line leadership or collaborate relations with Service Chiefs. The COS promotes standards of clinical competence and conduct for staff which are maintained through compliance with the credentialing and privileging processes, monitoring and evaluation of clinical practice, peer review, and other appropriate quality assurance activities. Leadership-Monitors and ensures staff compliance with agency regulations, medical staff by-laws, rules and regulations, VA facility policies, Joint Commission standards and other appropriate regulations and creates an environment of system oriented quality improvement.-Ensures all Veterans receive high quality, efficient, timely, and appropriate care with the highest professional and ethical standards and quality of care.-Ensures the highest level of performance by medical staff members through appropriate delineation of clinical privileges, ongoing performance evaluations, orientation, and use of continuous quality improvement practices.-Completes performance evaluations of assigned service line managers and clinical service chiefs.-Responsible for standard of medical care and professional integration of services across service lines.-Responsible for driving a culture of improvement. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, day shift but additional hours may be needed for patient care needs.
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.