The Deputy Clinical Director (Deputy CD) for Primary Care is responsible for assisting the Clinical Director for Primary Care in managing the activities of the Primary Care Division including all primary care services and the Women's Health Program. The VA Portland Healthcare System (VHAPORHCS) has 13 sites of care across Northern Oregon and Southwestern Washington. 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: Board Certified and at least five years of Internal and/or Family Medicine direct care experience At least 3 years of successful, supervisory experience in a clinical service or program Experience working with interdisciplinary care team Proficient in women's healthcare Chronic disease management experience Geriatrics experience Experience managing a panel of patients, including population management. 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: Moderate lifting (15-44 lbs), moderate carrying (15-44 lbs), straight pulling (.5 hr), pushing (.5 hrs), reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (4 hrs), standing (4 hrs), kneeling (.5 hr), ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, depth perception, ability to distinguish basic colors, hearing (aid permitted), emotional and mental stability. ["The Deputy CD assists the Clinical Director in ensuring excellent care is provided, that quality improvement and performance metrics are met, and that professional and administrative tasks are completed. The Deputy CD serves as a consultant and advisor to subordinates, peers and administrators and provides day to day reporting to the Clinical Director. The Deputy CD supervises the delivery of virtual care in the division. Duties include but not limited to: Assists the Clinical Director in reviewing, recommending, and overseeing the credentialing and privileging primary care providers in accordance with VHA policy Assists the Clinical Director in managing peer review across the division Assists division leadership in management of clinic access and matrix development Attends appropriate committees pertinent to clinical operations and quality and performance Promotes provider education and development by the delivery and organization of educational opportunities Demonstrates a commitment to professional enrichment, merit promotion, equal employment opportunity, and positive labor relations as needed Performs assistant recruitment and orientation of primary care providers Maintains and updates the provider orientation manual H. Supervise virtual care providers and the women's health program medical director Works to meet the needs of customers including Veterans and their representatives, visitors and all VA staff while supporting VA missions. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Learn more. EDRP Authorized: Contact Stacy Hermann at V20CompensationTeam@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. 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 Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:30 (varying tours) Telework: ADHOC Employee teleworks only on an as needed basis."]
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - 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 whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.