The VA Northern California VA Health Care System (VA NCHCS) is seeking an Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health (ACOS/MH) to join the Chief of Staff and the Executive Leadership team in leading the Health Care System in fulfilling its mission as a Mental Health Center of excellence. The ACOS/MH will be organized and dynamic, with the responsibility for overseeing the planning, developing, coordinating, directing, and evaluating Mental Health Services for a large and complex VA health care system.
Acute inpatient Mental Health services are located at the Northern California Health Care System main campus at the Sacramento VA Medical Center in Mather, California. The VA Northern California Health Care System also offers a continuum of outpatient Mental Health services. VA NCHCS Mental Health Service has over 280 employees at10 geographically dispersed locations throughout Northern California. We offer a full range of outpatient mental health services, including General Mental Health services at 7 geographically separated clinics, and other services to included PTSD treatment, Substance Use Disorder, Tele-mental Health services, Primary Care-Mental Health Integration, and specialized programs for Veterans with Serious Mental Illness (e.g., MHICM, compensated work therapy and vocational rehabilitation) services; and operate two acute inpatient mental health units, including one at our main campus at the Sacramento (Mather) Medical Center, and a joint VA-USAF unit at David Grant Medical Center on Travis AFB.
The Mental Health Service is affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis Medical Center (UCDMC) and the selected candidate will supervise and teach UC Davis psychiatry residents and medical students on the UC Davis Medical School campus and will receive an academic appointment at a level commensurate with their academic accomplishments and experience. The ACOS/MH will also work with UC Davis teaching faculty to expand existing educational rotations for medical students and residents and will help develop new rotations within the VA Northern California HCS.
The qualified candidates will be seasoned clinicians who demonstrate extensive and progressive leadership experience, both as a clinician and an administrator and possess the ability to promote innovation, inspire organizational excellence, be able to build teams, and coach clinical leaders as they work toward common goals. Exceptional interpersonal skills, as well as operational and financial skills are essential. The successful candidate must have the ability to meet VA established performance measure goals, and possess a thorough knowledge of the standards of the Veterans Health Administration and other accrediting bodies. The ACOS/MH should possess the ability to promote innovation, be able to lead others and inspire organizational excellence.
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1. Must be United States Citizen. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.)
2. English Language Proficiency - Must be proficient in spoken and written English
3. Education - Degree of doctor of medicine or 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was complete.
4. Licensure - Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia.
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Reference: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2 PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must meet physical requirements in VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
VETERAN'S 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 visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: This Agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, you must notify the agency. This decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Please provide the following required documents with your application package:
1. Curriculum Vitae or Resume or any other written format may be submitted (required).
2. Occupational Questionnaire if applying on line (required)
Submitting your CV/Resume using USA Staffing is not mandatory - you may instead choose to send your CV/Resume via email directly to Crystal Keeler, Physician Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.orgYou may also contact Ms.Keeler with questions about the position via email or by calling (916) 843-9256.