The Fayetteville VA Medical Center located in Fayetteville, NC is seeking a well qualified full-time Physician with innovative leadership skills andexcellent interpersonal skills to join as Chief of Medicine. The Service Chief will assume clinical and administrative responsibilities and demonstrate positive team spirit. Responsible for supervision and leadership of the provider and support staff assigned to Medical Service.
The facility is seeking candidates with sufficient clinical knowledge and experience to monitor and assess clinical competencies and practices; sufficient interpersonal skills to deal harmoniously with a diverse population of internal and external customers; sufficient time management skills to prioritize completion of a high volume workload; and the ability to achieve results in the setting of constrained resources. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to meet the responsibilities of this position.
This position reports to the Chief of Staff, Fayetteville VAMC
Duties and responsibilities include:
Leadership for medical and subspecialty programs to ensure compliance to excellent standards of patient care.
Participation in recurrent facility leadership meetings;
Responsibility for ensuring that individuals with clinical privileges competently provide service within the scope of privileges granted.
Recommending appointment and clinical privileges for each member of the service and others requesting privileges within the service.
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor and based on individual competence and organizational needs; Strong administrative and organizational support will be available to support the position.
Preferred Experience: Deep understanding of CPRS, VSSC, data interpretation, clinic scheduling, management of the VA consult process and knowledge of VA care in the community
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday; 8:00am to 4:30pm with occasional extended hours as required by duties of the position
Functional Statement Title/#:Chief, Medicine Services, FS-00000Basic Requirements:
Preferred Experience: Board Certifications (highly preferred).
- 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 in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
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:?, Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination. All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
*Other(VA Form 10-2850 Application for Physicians, Dentist, Podiatrist, Optometrists and Chiropractors)
*Other Veterans Document
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, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
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