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Physician Deputy Chief Of Staff

Salisbury, NC, USA | Leading Government / Military Company

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    Government / Military
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    General Management
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The Deputy Chief of Staff (DCOS) reports to the COS. The DCOS provides admin, clinical, programmatic, and operations leadership to ensure measures/monitors are met for clinical services including HCCs and CBOC providing care to over 91,000 veterans.

The W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center, Salisbury, NC is actively seeking a well-qualified physician with innovative leadership skills and good interpersonal skills to join our staff as full-time Deputy Chief of Staff (DCOS), an executive level position who serves as the second ranking medical official responsible for the quality of care and utilization of health care resources within the Salisbury VA Medical Center. In addition to excellent leadership skills, the ideal candidate will be knowledgeable and proficient with VA Performance Measures, demonstrate leadership qualities, as well as strategic planning skills, dedication to patient-centered care, and a commitment to organizational stewardship. Highly qualified candidates are required to lead, give direction, provide knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of executive leadership, and lead professional staff in the clinical domain.

The overall responsibilities of the Deputy Chief of Staff include, but are not limited to the following:

Serve as Acting Chief of Staff in absence of the Chief of Staff.

Provide administrative and medical guidance to clinical service staff to provide outstanding care to eligible veterans.

Maintain Practicing Physician status.

Ensure that appropriate systems to review, analyze, and evaluate care activities are established and maintained; and that corrective actions are initiated and carried as needed.

Monitor and ensure medical staff compliance with agency regulations, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, medical center policies, pertinent Joint Commission standards, and other appropriate regulations.

Monitor adherence to medical ethical standards of the professional staff.

Assist services in meeting VA Performance Measures and other performance metrics.

Develop and monitor quality improvement measures for process improvement.

Participate in quality monitoring programs including patient safety and continuous accreditation readiness.

Supervise a staff of employees to include administrative and personnel management functions.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with occasional nights weekends and holidays.

Financial Disclosure Report: Required.

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized.

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

0602 Medical Officer

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Conditions of Employment

You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

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


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, VA management experience

Physical Requirements: Physical and mental status of individuals should enable them to perform all their duties under normal and emergent conditions. The applicant must have the ability to perform efficiently and without hazard to self or others will encompass consideration of physical, mental, and emotional ability as related to realistic requirements for the duties and responsibilities to be assumed.

Preferred Experience: Board Certification in Internal Medicine, completion, or participation in the ABIM MOC for Hospitalist Medicine is desirable.

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