Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until December 30, 2022. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be January 25, 2022, with subsequent cut off dates on a bi-weekly basis. This announcement may close without prior notification. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive authorized PCS Expenses authorized Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Prefer physician with 2 or more years of experience leading inpatient medicine and medical sub-specialty services. The physician with significant experience in hospital patient flow and with managing clinic access, grid management and consult management is desired. Knowledge and skill in using PI strategies is needed. Have the ability to prioritize and make critical decisions. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds), light lifting (under 15 pounds), moderate carrying (15-44 pounds), light carrying (under 15 pounds), pushing 4 hours, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking 2 hours, standing 8 hours, near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, hearing (aid permitted), mental and emotional stability. ["Clinical oversight and administrative management of the Specialty Service Line (SSL). Collaborates with SSL service chiefs to ensure integrated goals and priorities are established and met. Demonstrates sound interpersonal skills, decision making, teamwork and solid leadership, responsible for all residency, intern, and fellowship training programs in medicine. Provides oversight of the medicine residents, Medical Students, administrative and clinical responsibilities that impact patient care. effective and efficient clinical operations, access, consult management, mortality and other pertinent SAIL performance metrics. Oversee all aspects of the medicine services including budget and fiscal management, human resource management, strategic planning, and program development. Collaborates with other service chiefs in the development and execution of the overall Medical Center strategic and business plan. ACOS/Medicine is responsible and accountable for the overall leadership, policy planning, budget, operations and performance of specialty care, ED, and hospitalist services to achieve quality healthcare and outcomes."]
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.