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The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) is seeking two experienced practitioners and dynamic physician leaders to serve as Deputy Chief of Staff. The Deputy Chief of Staff (DCOS) is accountable and responsible to the Chief of Staff (COS) and provides administrative, clinical, and programmatic leadership for medical services in the VAMC and related Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) to ensure achievement of the clinical, research, and education goals and applicable performance measures. The Deputy Chief of Staff has all authorities of the Chief of Staff and can act in the absence of the Chief of Staff.
The Deputy Chief of Staff is responsible for operations management in inpatient and outpatient areas. Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System is a level 1a medical center that provides a comprehensive array of care including medical, surgical, extended care, specialty care, mental health and primary care services and the DCOS will help provide oversight of these clinical programs. The DCOS will also provide oversight in the functional areas of recruitment, retention, resource management, and clinic practice management for all Clinical Service Lines under the COS plus other services at the discretion of the COS. The DCOS serves as liaison between COS and service leadership in the areas under his/her direct supervision plus those functional areas under his/her oversight within the policies and guidelines of the Veterans Health Administration. Additionally, the DCOS establishes a collaborative climate among all Clinical Services Lines that promote optimum access, employee engagement, a high performance network, best practices, and trust in VA care as outlines by the VA Undersecretary for Health. The DCOS participates in top level decision and policy level design that impacts all Clinical Service Lines through collaboration with Medical Center Administration, other service chiefs, and interdepartmental supervisors. The incumbent reports to the COS, acting as COS in his/her absence; and serves as key clinical resource for the Medical Center Director and COS.
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
VA needs new employees with a wide variety of skills and professions.Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of some truly special and deserving people.Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.Those who a...lready work at VA feel privileged to assist the men and women who have defended our country. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.The Department of Veterans Affairs is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. America's veterans need you.