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Job Title: Physician (Chief of Medicine Service)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
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Job Description
Physician (Chief of Medicine Service)
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for 20% direct patient care under designated medical specialty.
  • Responsible for participation in the promotion and oversight of appropriate performance improvement and systems redesign activities and advancing the principles of access and timeliness of care.
  • Supervises the clinical Section Chiefs in addition to the Medicine Service providers and administrative staff (Supervisory Management Specialist, Secretary, Program Support Specialist and Program Support Analysts).
  • Responsibility for meeting all clinical performance measures and monitors relating to Medicine Service and assisting the medical center when possible in meeting all others
  • Collaborate with Medical Center leadership in identifying strategic opportunities and initiatives
  • Serve on medical center, VISN and VA national committees and workgroups related to Medicine Service issues and initiatives
  • Serve as the primary liaison for common interests between the VA and Indiana University School of Medicine, and specifically the IU Department of Medicine and its Subspecialty Divisions.
  • Position is predominantly administrative in nature, but the incumbent may have a minority of their time (10-45%) in a clinical role as appropriate to their clinical discipline and specialty area.
  • Determine goals, priorities and direction for the Service and clinical operations and will be responsible for assigning duties to staff within Medicine Service.
  • Conducts regular meetings to keep staff abreast of all clinical business, policies, procedures, goals, priorities and directions. Working with the Medicine Service Business Manager, who is supervised by the Chief of Staff, the incumbent will be responsible for the development of position descriptions and competencies for the direct report staff, along with the development and completion of performance standards and appraisals.
  • Participates in wide-range and higher-level management functions for Medicine Service through participation and planning in operational boards, councils and committees throughout the medical center, on campus and in the VISN
  • Addresses grievances, apply disciplinary policies and nominate incentive awards in all matters concerning Medicine Service staff members.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive authorized for highly qualified candidates

PCS/Relocation allowance is authorized for highly qualified candidatesBasic 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.
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: The Physician (Chief Medical Officer) position will require light lifting (under 15 pounds), light carrying (under 15 pounds), walking (6 hours), standing (6 hours), working alone, working closely with others.

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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.

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
  • Professional Certifications
  • Letter from VBA
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript
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.
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: The Physician (Chief Medical Officer) position will require light lifting (under 15 pounds), light carrying (under 15 pounds), walking (6 hours), standing (6 hours), working alone, working closely with others.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Contact Email:Sarah.Stone@va.gov
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