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Physician Associate Chief Medicine Service

Jackson, MS, USA | Leading Government / Military Company

  • Industry:
    Government / Military
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  • Functions:
    General Management
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Job Description:
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The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, MS, a major affiliate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, is seeking one full time Internal Medicine or Internal Medicine Subspecialist faculty/staff physician to serve as the Associate Chief for Medical Service. The incumbent will serve as the first line supervisor for a portion of clinical Medical Service employees. .

Work Schedule: M-F 8 AM - 4:30 PM (other times as required)

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

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Administrative Duties may include, but are not limited to, serving as Acting Service Chief in the absence of the Chief, working with the Service Chief and Assistant Chiefs on faculty and program development, collaboration with nurse practitioners, other administrative duties as assigned by the Chief of Medicine or their designee. The incumbent will also provide patient care in their area of expertise by way of ward attending, and/or inpatient/outpatient consultation and clinics and other clinical services specific to specialty training if applicable. Research and other scholarly activity are encouraged and available. Past supervisory and administrative experience as well as past affiliation with an academic institution is preferred. BE or BC in Internal Medicine or an Internal Medicine Subspecialty --if subspecialty trained, maintained BE or BC in Internal Medicine, and those who have credentials sufficient for academic appointment to the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Department of Medicine is preferred. Research opportunities are available.

All applicants are encouraged to apply online but you may also express your interest, obtain additional information about the position, or seek application assistance by emailing your C.V. to John Brumbaugh, Human Resources Specialist at or by phone at (803) 465-3122.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

0602 Medical Officer

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Conditions of Employment

United States Citizenship Required; 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


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/28/2019.

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.

Preferred Experience: Board Certification

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