Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1017862

THIS VACANCY IS LOCATED IN CENTRAL WESTERN MA

OUR MISSION: 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.

Recruitment/Relocation Expenses: Recruitment/Relocation expenses are authorized for this position.

 

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be offered to high quality candidates provided eligibility for the incentive is met 

NOTE: Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.


 

Duties

HOURS ARE MON-FRI 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON NEEDS OF FACILITY)

 

THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS

 

The VA Central Western Massachusetts Health Care System is seeking a proactive and innovative physician to be Chief of Medicine and Service Line Manager for Primary Care. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, developing and directing outpatient primary medical care (adult internal medicine), and select medical subspecialties. Primary Care in the VA is currently being redesigned to incorporate the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Model. All our teams are currently fully staffed and we are currently in the implementation phase.

 

This is a full-time position vacancy for a Local Service Line Manager (LSLM) in Primary Care. The primary care service currently consists of 140 employees in 6 locations; Northampton campus, Springfield Outpatient Clinic, Pittsfield Outpatient Clinic, Greenfield Outpatient Clinic, Worcester Outpatient Clinic, and Fitchburg Outpatient Clinic. The LSLM is responsible for the direct or indirect supervision of all employees in the service, both providers and others, including MDs and NP/PAs in primary care and subspecialties as well as the Medical officers of the day (MOD).

 

NOTE: THE LSLM MAY BE PLACED AT WORCESTER, SPRINGFIELD, AND/OR NORTHAMPTON BASED ON THE NEEDS OF THE FACILITY. THE LSLM WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MEDICAL CARE ACROSS ALL VA CWM HCS SITES. APPLICATION SCREENING FOR THIS VACANCY WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATLY. THIS VACANCY MAY BE FILLED AT ANY TIME DURING THE OPEN AND CLOSING DATES. ONCE THIS VACANCY IS FILLED THE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL CLOSE AND CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Heavy Lifting (under 25 lbs); Heavy Carrying (under 25 lbs); Reaching above shoulders; Use of fingers; Walking (up to 4 hours); Standing (up to 4 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13” to 16”; Hearing (aid permitted)]

 

 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • This position provides administrative oversight for Primary Care in Northampton and the community outpatient based clinics (CBOCS). The position will require travel between the main campus and community outpatient based clinics.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Eligibility requirements must be met