The Section Chief for Primary Care will provide leadership, direction, and day-to-day supervision of his/her assigned primary care providers. The Section Chief, in conjunction with the ACOS Ambulatory Care, will be responsible for planning, organizing, developing, implementing, controlling, and refining a comprehensive patient management, clinical support, and administrative program, which provides services and technical counsel necessary to meet clinical, procedural, and administrative requirements, relating to the care and treatment of outpatients to achieve maximum utilization of patient care resources in a cost-effective, efficient, and timely manner. Broad clinical and administrative expertise is required to meet the needs of the patient population, in order to integrate primary functions into the care delivery of the LL ACC, and coordinate Veteran care with other VA and non-VA entities within and outside VISN 22.Learn more about this agency
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Alternative work hours, if desired, may be discussed and pursued if leadership is in agreement.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Duties will include the following: preparation of annual proficiency reports; OPPE/FPPE completion and review, per policy; preparation/submission of P4P documents, per policy; PACT/EPRP/SAIL review and management; leave and time card management and administration; clinic profile management; DSS Mapping management; collaboration with the patient advocates to address and resolve inquiries/complaints; preparation of controlled correspondence for Congressional/VISN/VACO inquiries; recruitment/retention of Primary Care providers; disciplinary action, as required; collaboration with HAS/Nursing leadership in Primary Care to effect clinical operations; oversight of PACT implementation, in collaboration with HAS/Nursing leadership; responsible for continuous improvement projects within Primary Care; responsible for Primary Care staff engagement and development; responsible for academic program management of medical residents & students, functioning within his/her assigned scope of Primary Care at the Loma Linda HCC; and other duties as assigned.
Job family (Series)
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491305100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.