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Job Title: Medical Director (Nursing Home Community Living Center)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Tuskegee, AL
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Customer Service and Call Center, Government and Policy, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Medical
Job Description
Medical Director (Nursing Home Community Living Center)

* Responsible for the oversight and coordination of process improvement initiatives, assuring teamwork, and addressing customer service issues in the clinic.
* Function as an integral part of a NCC multidisciplinary team to coordinate, facilitate, and provide patient care and services.
* Discriminate discern between normal and abnormal findings to establish a diagnosis and initiate appropriate response to emergency health problems;
* Initiate appropriate referrals and consultations to other clinical services:
* Order and evaluate diagnostic tests as appropriate, recommend treatment and/or referral;
* Validate the effectiveness of previously implemented medical treatment;
* Include, manage, evaluate, and orders for medications for the management of the patient;
* Include the patient and the family in plan of care to establish realistic measurable goals for health maintenance/improvement.
* Record/document health appraisal information, clinical assessments, treatment decisions, plan of care, ongoing management and therapeutic outcomes, order medications, diagnostic, tests and referral consultations where needed for every patient encounter; recording will be accomplished using the electronic comprehensive patient record system (CPRS), and will be completed on the day of the encounter;
* Respond to computerized "alerts" indicating diagnostic test abnormalities and to health line requests for Veterans/family members on the day of receipt (weekends excepted);
* Follow Performance Measure guideline, including completion of clinical reminders in CPRS; access and timeliness standards; prescription order entry, National VA formulary requirements, and customer service standards;
* Work effectively with patients, families, members of the multi-disciplinary team, and other CAVHCS staff;
* Demonstrates flexibility in responding clinic demands, adhere to personal and professional obligations and responsibilities, practice and maintain ethical standards, and sustain a work environment that is harmonious and customer service oriented;

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30

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.
Supervisory Controls:
* The Medical Director of NCC must take the required learning courses and meet performance measure and monitors specific to Geriatric Primary Care. The Geriatric Primary Care Physician is expected to be familiar with and comply with all national standards utilized at at this medical treatment facility, including JCAHO and NCQA standards, complete required CBT's, CME, and mandated VA training.

* Performs under the general supervision of the Associate Chief of Staff for GEC&R. The incumbent works with a high degree of independence and exercises a wide degree of latitude in decision making and judgment in completing assignments.

* Incumbents supervisor sets priorities but allows the employee to organize recurring activities. Completed assignments are evaluated for technical soundness, usefulness, and conformance with VA requirements.

* Follow Performance Measure guidelines, including completion of clinical reminders in CPRS; access and timeliniess standards; prescription order entry, National VA formulary requirements, and customer service standards;

Preferred Experience: Experience in a leadership or management role over large medical facility preferred.

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: Must be able to light lift under 15 pounds and light carrying less than 15 pounds. Straight pulling, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, standing 4 hours, repeated bending, ability fo rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, near vision correctable at 13' to 16' to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, depth perception, ability to distinguish shades of colors and hearing (aid permitted).

Permanent Change of Station Expenses are authorized for this position. The Department of Veteran Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station authorization includes the relocation of a household and travel expenses to new location due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. PCS expenses for non-VA employees are limited. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):

  • Resume


VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search. (Required)

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.
  • Resume


CV/Resume (Required)
Standard Form Sf 50 If claiming current/former federal status (Required)
DD Form 214 Member 4 copy only if claiming veteran status (Required)
Qualifications & Requirements
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.
Supervisory Controls:
* The Medical Director of NCC must take the required learning courses and meet performance measure and monitors specific to Geriatric Primary Care. The Geriatric Primary Care Physician is expected to be familiar with and comply with all national standards utilized at at this medical treatment facility, including JCAHO and NCQA standards, complete required CBT's, CME, and mandated VA training.

* Performs under the general supervision of the Associate Chief of Staff for GEC&R. The incumbent works with a high degree of independence and exercises a wide degree of latitude in decision making and judgment in completing assignments.

* Incumbents supervisor sets priorities but allows the employee to organize recurring activities. Completed assignments are evaluated for technical soundness, usefulness, and conformance with VA requirements.

* Follow Performance Measure guidelines, including completion of clinical reminders in CPRS; access and timeliniess standards; prescription order entry, National VA formulary requirements, and customer service standards;

Preferred Experience: Experience in a leadership or management role over large medical facility preferred.

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: Must be able to light lift under 15 pounds and light carrying less than 15 pounds. Straight pulling, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, standing 4 hours, repeated bending, ability fo rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, near vision correctable at 13' to 16' to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, depth perception, ability to distinguish shades of colors and hearing (aid permitted).

Permanent Change of Station Expenses are authorized for this position. The Department of Veteran Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station authorization includes the relocation of a household and travel expenses to new location due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. PCS expenses for non-VA employees are limited. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.
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