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Physician / Chief Of Specialty Care

Augusta, GA, USA | USA Government

  • Industry:
    Government / Military
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
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Job Description:
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Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Relocation Expenses/Recruitment Incentives not authorized.

Permanent Change Station(PCS) expenses are not authorized.

This is an open continuous announcement until December 31, 2021. Qualified applicants will be referred on a biweekly basis. First cut-off dates April 1, 2021.

Provides oversight of multiple medical sub-specialties, inpatient medicine and outpatient clinics.

Leads a team of multidisciplinary physicians and procedurals in providing exceptional care to patients.

Works in collaboration with Chief of Staff team to identify areas of opportunity and initiate changes for improvement.

Ensures successful recruiting/retention of positions, makes physician salary recommendations, and conducts Focused and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE/OPPE) on privileged staff.

Functions as the direct line supervisor for the Specialty Care Section Chiefs and Hospital Medicine.

Participates in organizational planning to include strategic, operational, programmatic and other plans and policies to achieve the mission and vision of the Medical Center

The physician will have experience with residents, hospital patient flow, managing clinic access, grid management and consult management

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.

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 certified in internal Medicine or an ABIM Subspecialty. Experience as a Board-Certified physician with privileges at a large, acute care hospital. Administrative/Supervisory experience in managing medical sub-specialty services in a large, acute care hospital.

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 pounds), light lifting (under 15 pounds), moderate carrying (15-44 pounds), light carrying (under 15 pounds), pushing 4 hours, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking 2 hours, standing 8 hours, near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4, far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, hearing (aid permitted), mental and emotional stability.


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