The Zablocki VA Medical Center is recruiting for a Physician/Program Manager to oversee the Specialty Care provider team at the Northeast Wisconsin VA Ambulatory Clinics (NEWAC) located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The incumbent will be responsible for the direct supervision of the specialty care physicians in Green Bay, along with the clinical oversight of the specialty care Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants in Green Bay. To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. 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. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Preferred Experience: VA or other federal healthcare experience Prior supervisory experience in a healthcare setting 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: Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods of sitting. ["According to the Chamber of Commerce, Greater Green Bay is more than two cities, nine villages and 13 towns. It is a safe and affordable midsize community in Northeast Wisconsin that has evolved into a region full of energy, innovation and opportunity. We have a not-too small-but-not-too big way of life that makes it possible to take full advantage of all the surprises the area has to offer. Unique to the NFL, the Green Bay Packers are owned by shareholders-the fans- rather than a single owner. That \"Community team\" mindset creates an amazing bond that permeates through all aspects of the community. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting The Zablocki VA Medical Center is recruiting for a Physician/Program Manager to oversee the Specialty Care provider team at the Northeast Wisconsin VA Ambulatory Clinics (NEWAC) located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The incumbent will be responsible for the direct supervision of the specialty care physicians in Green Bay, along with the clinical oversight of the specialty care Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants in Green Bay. This includes providers in multiple medicine subspecialties and multiple surgical subspecialties. While the incumbent will be located on site in Green Bay, he/she will also work closely with the respective specialty care Section Chiefs at the Milwaukee VA to ensure the continuity and quality of the clinical services. The incumbent will also work closely with the other leadership members in Green Bay and across NEWAC to develop best practices and processes for the provision of Specialty Care services for NEWAC patients. Candidates with a proven track record in leadership, success in managing clinical outcomes, and a high interest in health care administration are encouraged to apply. Prior supervisory experience in a healthcare setting is preferred but not required. VA or other federal healthcare experience is preferred but not required. Our community-based outpatient clinics offer a broad spectrum of Primary Care, Women's Health, Mental Health, Podiatry, Eye Care, and medical/surgical subspecialty care. These services are in addition to the full spectrum of comprehensive health care at the main facility in Milwaukee, WI. The incumbent will serve as an effective leader and Program Manager to oversee the Specialty Care provider team at our Clinical-based Outpatient Clinics(CBOCs). The Physician/Program Manager will be responsible for oversight with duties to include supervising physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare providers as deemed necessary. The incumbent may participate in meetings with the Zablocki VA Medical Center leadership in Milwaukee, WI. Ability to travel within VISN12 and, on occasion, nationally is required. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm"]
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