Physician - Associate Chief of Staff (Acute Medical Service)


US Department of Veteran Affairs


Posted Under: Fort Wayne, Indiana jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 46801
Posted On: 2018-09-23 02:00:00

The successful candidate will serve as the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Acute Medicine Service at the Northern Indiana Health Care System under the supervision of the Chief of Staff. The ACOS in conjunction with the Chief of Staff is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, implementing, controlling and refining a comprehensive patient management/clinical support/administrative program which provides services and technical counsel necessary to meet clinical, procedural, legal and administrative requirements relating to the care and treatment of both inpatients and outpatients to achieve maximum utilization of patient care resources in a cost-effective, efficient and timely manner. Broad clinical and administrative expertise is required to meet the needs of this widespread rural health patient population in order to integrate primary functions and to coordinate Veteran care with other VA and non-VA entities within and outside VISN 10. This is an open continuous announcement until the position is filled. Qualified applicants will be referred as resumes are received. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, day shift. May need to work off tour and/or weekends based on the needs of the Service. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: May be available to highly qualified candidate. Newly appointed employee(s) or employee(s) converted to permanent status, selected under this announcement, may be eligible to apply for an award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Funding, on the final award amount, is contingent on the availability of EDRP funds. Employee(s) must apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment or conversion.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:
    • Extensive specialized knowledge of VA health care management.
    • Three or more years experience in managing an Acute Care clinic. 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: All applicants must meet the physical standards for the position. A physical examination prior to employment may be required. In the process of providing patient care, the work involves regular and recurring periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, pulling, lifting, reaching and carrying. Manual dexterity is required to operate medical equipment and perform activities such as surgery, treatments and computerized medical record documentation.None To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):
      • Resume The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.
        • Cover Letter
        • DD-214
        • OF-306
        • Resume
        • SF-15
        • SF-50
        • Transcript