Physician (Associate Chief of Staff Education and Research)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Dublin, Georgia, Georgia
Internal Number: 695360000
The Designated Education Officer (DEO) Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Clinical Education and Research (CER) is a facility-based learning/teaching leader with oversight, responsibility, and accountability for all accredited and affiliated Undergraduate, Graduate Medical Education, and Associated Health Education clinical trainee programs within the facility. 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. Board Certification in a specialty and/or subspecialty of medical practice Preferred Experience: Five years or more of successful specialty/subspecialty board certified medical practice and two Years of progressive leadership positions in medical settings (academic or VA) Demonstrates elevated level of professional experience and VA service leadership skills Known interest in, or knowledge of medical education principles and practice, including Graduate Medical Education, Continuing Medical Education, and Undergraduate Medical Education Three years or more of successful teaching of medical residents and students as a Clinical Proctor/Instructor or Assistant/Associate Professor is expected. Past history of participating and leading successful clinical research projects 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: Position is primarily sedentary. Worklife and Environment is in a hospital setting. ["VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Relocation and/or Recruitment Incentive has been approved. 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 ACOS-CER (DEO) provides leadership and collaboration in developing and deploying educational and training programs. resources, and services to execute the organization's strategy through planning, organizing, monitoring, and adjusting activities associated with accredited trainee's VA experiences. The ACOS-CER (DEO) uses historical, current, and emerging organization priorities to forecast, plan, and guide day to day education/training and clinical research activities to achieve desired results and establish planning continuity between the organization and affiliates. The ACOS-CER (DEO) interacts with local VA management and service-level managers to ensure the VA education environment supports the curricular needs of trainees as well as the care needs of Veterans. The ACOS-CER(DEO) establishes good working relationships with affiliates and manages Affiliate-relationships to Advance the VA strategy and the educational/research needs of affiliates and Resolve issues in a constructive and collaborative manner within the VA and with Affiliates. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm"]
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