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Job Title:Physician (Chief, Cardiology Section)

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:VHA-553-13-883126-jmu

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$120,000.00 to $275,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 29, 2013 to Friday, May 10, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

AD-0602-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Part Time 32 hours - Detail NTE 2 years

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Detroit, MI United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

John D. Dingell VAMC, Detroit, MI

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 883126

 The John D. Dingell VAMC is recruiting for a part time (32 hours a week) board certified Physician (Chief, Cardiology Section).

 

 

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.

 

The John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is seeking a transformative and visionary leader for the Chief of Cardiology, reporting directly to the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Medicine.   This is a part-time, 32 hour/week, 3.5 day/week position. The Section currently consists of 3.5 physicians and 13.5 total FTE, including a diagnostic cardiac catheterization laboratory.   Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of clinical, administrative, and academic achievements, including

·          MD degree with internal medicine residency (three years minimum)

·          American Board Certification in Internal Medicine

·          American Board Certification in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology

·          Valid and unrestricted medical license

·          Clinical experience in general as well as interventional cardiology, with prior experience as Director of a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

·          Experience with performing at least 10,000 diagnostic and 5,000 interventional cardiac catheterization cases preferred

·          Experience with performing at least 1,500 transesophageal echocardiograms preferred

·          Experience with and leadership in performing transcatheter valve therapies

·          Experience as a principal investigator in multicenter clinical trials

·          Possess the necessary research and educational accomplishments to qualify for an academic appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level at our physically-adjacent affiliate, Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU-SOM).

The candidate should be an inspiring and effective role model, innovative thinker, customer-service focused, and have proven clinical excellence, with exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. The ability to motivate, develop, and monitor medical staff as part of multidisciplinary teams to achieve quality outcomes, optimize clinic capacity and utilization of resources, and maximize efficiency to meet required performance measures is essential. The Chief of Cardiology will be expected to have an active clinical practice as well as be responsible for supporting and expanding an academic environment oriented to medicine residents and cardiology fellows with strong emphasis on education and research.

The VAMC serves as a major WSU-SOM site for pre-and post-graduate education in medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. A growing basic and clinical research program now exceeds $4 million in annual VA funding.

This VAMC is a newly-constructed, state-of-the-art 108 bed tertiary care medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility with an 84 bed nursing home care unit, a 50 bed off-site Domiciliary, and two community-based outpatient clinics.   Over 1,800 employees provide dedicated service to Veterans from throughout southeastern Michigan. We are located in the heart of Detroit's cultural and medical center that includes museums, seven hospitals, and Wayne State University.

Excellent benefits to include: health, life and long-term care insurance, paid vacation and sick leave,  paid Federal holidays, and tax-deferred savings plan.  

Interested candidates may address any questions regarding the position via e-mail to John R. Ebright, M.D., ACOS for Medicine, at John.Ebright@va.gov or Scott A. Gruber, M.D., Ph.D, MBA, Chief of Staff, at Scott.Gruber@va.gov

 

Salary will be determined by the appropriate Compensation Panel based on specialty assignment.

For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ .  

 

US Citizenship -   (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Full unrestricted Licensure required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.

DUTIES:

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The John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is seeking a transformative and visionary leader for the Chief of Cardiology, reporting directly to the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Medicine. This is a part-time, 32 hour/week, 3.5 day/week position. The Section currently consists of 3.5 physicians and 13.5 total FTE, including a diagnostic cardiac catheterization laboratory. Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of clinical, administrative, and academic achievements. The Chief of Cardiology will be expected to have an active clinical practice as well as be responsible for supporting and expanding an academic environment oriented to medicine residents and cardiology fellows with strong emphasis on education and research.  

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-2 PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION STANDARD


Requirements:

·         US Citizen

·         Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine

·         Must have current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine

 

 

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.   You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.


BENEFITS:

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Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.  For more information please visit us at http://www4.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp .



OTHER INFORMATION:

This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status. 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the right side of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

YOU MUST INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850 IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.   You may upload the completed form to your USAJOBS or Application Manager account if you apply online.  Then you can use the uploaded form again and again when applying for future vacancies.  Please see this guide ( http://www.va.gov/OHRM/joblistings/uploading-and-using-documents-online.doc ) for more information on uploading and re-using the form in your applications.  Other required forms and documents can also be saved in your account and used the same way.   Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is much easier and faster.

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application, just reapply through your account in USAJOBS.  Check your account ( https://my.usajobs.gov/Login.aspx ) to see the status of your application after applying, including any messages that may have been sent to you.

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire.
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf .
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with all supporting documents to (478)757-3144.  Your 1203FX form must be placed on top of all materials being faxed and will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
  4. Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

  1. Complete this cover page  http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 883126.  You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application.
  2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, May 10, 2013.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1.  CV or Resume.

2.   VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physician and Dentist (Available at  

http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf)

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

VAMC Detroit
Phone: (313)576-1000x63946
Email: DONOTREPLY@VA.GOV
Agency Information:
Medicine Service
4646 John R
Detriot, MI
48201

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements.  You will be notified electronically when this decision is made.


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Job Announcement Number:

VHA-553-13-883126-jmu

Control Number:

342515400