Job Title:Physician (Chief of Staff)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:FG-13-800256-MF
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|$140,000.00 to $235,000.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, December 05, 2012 to Sunday, June 30, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Alexandria, LA United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 800256
Announcement has been Amended to Correct Relocation Expenses Statement.
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis. Applications will remain on file for one year from the date the application was signed.
As a VA physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel (for physicians and dentists) in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
The Alexandria VA Health Care System is seeking a CHIEF OF STAFF to join the Executive Leadership team in leading the Medical Center in fulfilling its mission as a Mental Health Center of Excellence and a Long Term Care Center of Excellence while continuing the development of the robust primary care and basic surgery programs. The Chief of Staff will be energetic and dynamic with the ability to coach and mentor clinical leaders at the facility toward these common goals. The Chief of Staff will be responsible for overseeing the clinical and academic missions of the organization. The facility has a long affiliation with the Tulane University Medical Center and is planning for growth in its residency programs. The candidate must have leadership experience both as a clinician and an administrator. Exceptional operational and financial management skills are essential. The successful candidate must have the ability to meet performance measure goals and possess a thorough knowledge of the standards held by the Joint Commission and other accrediting bodies. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief of Staff must be a skilled interpersonal communicator, possess the ability to promote innovation, be able to lead others and inspire organizational excellence. Board Certification is required; Certification in an area compatible with the scope of the facility is preferred.
The Alexandria VA Health Care System, Alexandria, Louisiana, is shaded by beautiful old live oak trees in a park-like setting on 128 acres of rolling hills. It is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 3 facility serving Veterans within 23 of Louisianas 64 parishes. The main campus is located in Pineville, Louisiana, with community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in Jennings, Lafayette, Fort Polk, Lake Charles and Natchitoches, Louisiana. The city of Alexandria is adjacent to the city of Pineville and separated by the Red River. It is a national leader in new and expanded business development and was recently named one of the twenty best cities in the country to find a job. Central Louisiana has become known as "The Crossroads," a place where all of Louisiana comes together - from culture to food and music. Southern hospitality abounds and it is an excellent location to raise a family. Alexandria is only 2 hours from Shreveport, LA, 3 1/2 from New Orleans, LA, and 4 1/2 from Dallas and Houston, TX.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- English Language Proficiency required.