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