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    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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.

    If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans. The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent is a physician with leadership experience involving clinical, educational and administrative responsibilities in medical care and education.  Experience and familiarity with graduate medical education program, accreditation standards, financing, policy and evaluation are required.  Duties are as follows:

    Providing Coordination and leadership for the development of existing and new partnerships between VHA and graduate medical education programs.

    Using knowledge of current medical education accreditation standards, curriculum design and trends, and roles of medical and other health professionals to inform policy decisions.

    Providing coordination and leadership in developing and implementing processes to gather and analyze information needed to make strategic and tactical decisions that support continuous improvement of VA medical education programs.

    Serving as chairman or member of VA advisory committees for which medical education id a component of the work of the committee.

    Participating on committees, boards, and task forces of VA and external professional organizations as required.

    Conducting site visits to VA medical centers to review educational activities and programs.

    Participating in the development and promotion of national benchmarks and standards for medical education.

    Identifies, communicates, and facilitates deployment of innovative initiatives in medical education, best practices, and lessons learned to VISN and medical center education leaders.

    Managing a variety of complex projects of a cross-cutting nature that are the responsibility of OAA as required by the Director of Medical and Dental Education.

    Performing other duties as assigned or for which he/she volunteers.

    Work schedules: Day Tour; Teleworking is available.

    DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION:   Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.  Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 25-40% Travel. the perspoon in this role will be facilitating local GME partnerships and will need to provide on-site consultation at VA facilities across the country

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open To Current VA Employees Only

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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