Associate Chief of Staff
Cape Girardeau, MO, USA | USA Government
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The Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) shall oversee all physician practice within the Cape Girardeau Healthcare Center (HCC), serve as the senior medical oversight for operations, and supervise the day to day operations of the providers and services assigned. The ACOS shall participate in activities designated to meet all relevant requirements, including those of the Joint Commission and other accredited agencies.
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases.
Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year.
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).
Incentives: Possible signing bonus and student loan repayment up to $200K for eligible debt.
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.
CME: Possible $1,000 per year stipend + possible 1 week paid authorized absence to attend.
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.
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Duties include but are not limited to:
Oversee all physician practice within the Cape Girardeau Healthcare Center (HCC)
Serve as the senior medical oversight for operations
Supervise the day to day operations of the providers and services assigned
Shall participate in activities designated to meet all relevant requirements, including those of the Joint Commission and other accredited agencies
Responsible for the overall performance of the services assigned and is expected to practice in his/her discipline to maintain clinical proficiency
Responsible to ensure that high quality patient care is delivered in a resource efficient manner
Promotes an effective mix, coordination and support of clinical care by evaluating current and potential patient needs, clinical workload and resources, and special programs/mandates
Areas of responsibility consist of: Mental Health, Primary Care, Audiology, Optometry, Specialty Care, and Radiology
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Recruitment / Relocation Incentive may be authorized for highly qualified candidate.
U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Designated and/or random drug testing required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
Must pass pre-employment physical examination
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.
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.
Preferred Experience: Board Certified preferred/Board Eligible accepted
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: This position requires a pre-employment physical. Requires lifting 15-44 pounds; pushing (approx. 2 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking and standing from 3-5 hours and kneeling. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far visions correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other. Must have depth perception and ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors. Hearing aid is permitted.
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