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Physician, Associate Chief of Staff - Long Term Care

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$97,987.00 to $210,000.00

Hampton, VA
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Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VHA-590-13-891827-PB
$97,987.00 to $210,000.00 / Per Year
Monday, May 13, 2013 to Monday, September 30, 2013
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Hampton, VA United States
United States Citizens
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 891827 (Include # on all documents)
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.
As a VA physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
Note: Recruitment bonus and/or Relocation incentive may be authorized. Selected applicants may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior non-Federal or military service experience.
One full-time Associate Chief of Staff of Geriatrics, Rehab and Extended Care is currently available at the Hampton VA Medical Center, Geriatrics, Rehab and Extended Care Service. The normal tour of duty is Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm. There may be some instances where the incumbent would be required to work after 4:30 p.m., or have the flexibility to work outside the normal tour of duty. Salary/Grade is determined by the Professional Standards Board based on education, qualifications, experience, and credentials. This announcement is open to all qualified US Citizens. More than one applicant may be hired from this announcement. First consideration will be given to permanent VAMC Hampton employees.
U. S. Citizenship
Must pass pre-employment examination
English Language Proficiency required
Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
Background and-or Security Investigation required
Relocation/Recruitment incentive MAY be authorized upon review and approval
The Associate Chief of Staff of Geriatrics, Rehab and Extended Care (GREC) provides administrative, clinical, and programmatic leadership for the Medical Center’s extended care programs to ensure achievement of quality healthcare and outcomes. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Staff and serves as a key clinical resource for the Medical Center Director and the Chief of Staff.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
a. Mainly clinical duties will be performed in the Community Living Center and other extended care programs as needed within delineated approved privileges as assigned by the Chief of Staff
b. Participates actively in delivering in-service training for medical center disciplines and services; in teaching of Geriatric Medicine Fellows, medical school residents and medical students; and, in supporting an environment that promotes academic excellence and encourages continual learning.
c. Participates in interdisciplinary team activities in Community Living Center and provides cross coverage to other programs as needed to achieve optimum interdepartmental cooperation to assure that quality patient care is maintained or improved.
d. Directs the continuous measurement and improvement of the quality of care provided by the service.
e. Plans, coordinates, and ensures high quality through utilization of multiple quality measurement tools.
f. Responsible for the financial management including budget planning and management for GREC.
g. Develops the annual strategic and budget plan for the GREC service consistent with guidance and goals from the Director’s Office and/or Fiscal Service.
h. Develops and implements tracking methods to monitor the service’s fiscal activities.
i. Collaborates with other service chiefs in the development and execution of the overall Medical Center strategic and business plan.
j. Plans initiatives and develops programs in collaboration with other services in order to ensure coordination of service, reduction of redundancies, and enhancement of cost effectiveness.
k. Performs other directly related duties as required.
In accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2:
a. Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).
b. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
c. 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.
d. Must be board certified or meet qualifications for board eligibility.
e. Proficiency in spoken and written English is required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-2 PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD ****PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019. Per VA Handbook 5019, Part IV, Appendix A, all full- and part-time employees, Volunteers and trainees are required to complete a Tuberculin Test prior to employment or assignment to duties where they may be exposed to tuberculosis.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: ****All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
Application materials will not be returned. Submit proof of your education with a transcript or list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade point average or class ranking. We will be unable to return these to you. You can receive credit for education received outside the United States if you provide evidence that it is comparable to an accredited educational institution in the United States when you apply.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: (Failure to comply may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or dismissal after appointment)
Applicants must meet any physical, language, license or degree requirements.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States, and be at least 16 years of age as of the closing date.
Applicants tentatively selected for certain designated positions may be subject to a random drug screening for illegal drug use. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment.
New Appointees will be subject to a background investigation to determine suitability. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service system or are exempt for having to do so under Selective Service law.
Applicants must not be listed on the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Inspector General Sanctions database.
Must possess Full unrestricted licensure, certification or registration.
Applicants selected for positions through this announcement may be subject to a two year probationary period.
Public Law 95-201 requires that persons appointed to direct patient-care positions must possess the required basic proficiency in spoken and written English.
Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional dollars and cents benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at ****OTHER INFORMATION:
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
Telework is not authorized.
Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave:
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the right side of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
YOU MUST INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850 IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY. You may upload the completed form to your USAJOBS or Application Manager account if you apply online. Then you can use the uploaded form again and again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide ( ****) for more information on uploading and re-using the form in your applications. Other required forms and documents can also be saved in your account and used the same way. Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is much easier and faster.
Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application, just reapply through your account in USAJOBS. Check your account ( ****) to see the status of your application after applying, including any messages that may have been sent to you.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire: ****3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with all supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX form must be placed on top of all materials being faxed and will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
4. Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
1. Complete this cover page ****using the following Vacancy ID: 891827. You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application.
2. ****.
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, September 30, 2013.
You must 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 ****) (required).
3. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 or proof of service (required). 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 ****4. If currently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. (required).
Veterans' Preference:
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit ****AGENCY ****
Email: ****
Agency Information:
23667 ****
After we receive your complete application package (including ALL required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.
Selectee will be subject to the credentialing and VETPro process.
Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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U.S Department Of Veterans Affairs,Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Phone : (757)722-9961
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