Job Title:PHYSICIAN - Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:RQ-13-JB-860511
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|$150,000.00 to $275,000.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, March 19, 2013 to Thursday, April 04, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Little Rock, AR United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 860511
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.
Total salary will be determined by a Compensation Pay Panel and is based on education, medical specialty and experience.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE, OR YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ELECTRONIC NOTICE THAT YOU ARE RATED INELIGIBLE. SEE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SECTION TO UPLOAD. ALL OF THE DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS.
The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) is recruiting for a physician with demonstrated leadership ability to serve as Associate Chief of Staff [ACOS] for Research and Development (R&D). The ACOS R&D has senior leadership responsibility for all administrative and budgetary operations of the R&D Service and for the supervision and evaluation of Service personnel. The ACOS R&D is responsible for the management and oversight of all research-related activities including the Research Safety and Security Program, the Human Research Protection Program, the Animal Care and Use Program, health services, laboratory research programs, and for all other functions under research service. The ACOS R&D develops and coordinates translational and clinical research within the institution that supports the VA core missions. The ACOS R&D is responsible for assuring the continuing high quality of the facility's R&D program, and the planning and development of the broad objectives of the program so that it supports the patient care mission of Department of Veterans Affairs and CAVHS. The ACOS R&D is responsible for compliance with both VISN and Central Office (CO) mandated research policies including those issued by the Office of Research and Development (ORD) and the Office of Research Oversight (ORO). The ACOS R&D promotes effective communication and working relationships between the facility and its affiliates. The ACOS R&D integrates the needs of the affiliation relationship with the research and patient care needs at the facility. The ACOS R&D must have credible research and academic experience. The ACOS R&D will have patient care and teaching responsibilities. He/She is expected to engage in an active research program in addition to fostering research within the VA. The division of time must ensure that adequate attention is given to research and development administration. The ACOS R&D should have made sufficient contributions in teaching and research to be suitable for an academic appointment at the affiliated medical school. Incumbent will perform specialty-specific research as the Principal Investigator (PI), Co-Principal Investigator, or Co-Investigator on funded and/or unfunded investigations.
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.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
- 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.