The Chief, Medical Service provides administrative, clinical, and programmatic leadership for the Medical Service to ensure achievement of the clinical, research, and education goals and applicable performance measures. The Chief, Medical Service is accountable for the delivery of all health care by staff of the Medical Service to include; cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, oncology, neurology, nephrology, emergency department physicians, hospitalist, palliative care, ultrasound, cardio/pulmonary section, nuclear medicine, physical medicine and Rehabilitation section. This responsibility includes the administration, management, and leadership of the Medical Service. The incumbent is responsible for the assessment of the health delivery system, as well as developing a plan for delivery of health services to patients, consistent with the policies and guidelines of the Veterans' Health Administration. Additionally, the Chief, Medical Service establishes a climate within Medical Service that promotes optimum patient care. The Chief, Medical Service participates in top-level decision and policy design that affects Medical Service through collaboration with Medical Center administration, other service chiefs, and programs, delegating authority and responsibility to meet both the medical center and service goals. The incumbent works closely with the Graduate Medical Education program at the affiliate to assure a strong clinical education curriculum for trainees within the Medical Service. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Staff and part of the key leadership team of the medical center. Clinical care responsibilities are required.
Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM; however schedule subject to change due to workload
Position Description Title/PD# - Physician (Chief, Medical Service) #000000
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year it was completed.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board Certified or Board Eligible inInternal Medicine
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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:?,The work is usually sedentary, but it requires periods of walking, standing, bending, or climbing and employee may carry light items such as books, instruments, lap tops and other similar materials.
Please provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. CV or Resume. 2. VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Chiropractors (Available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf ). 3. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 or proof of service Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf). 4. If currently employed in the VA system, include latest non-award SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action.
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1970417.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.