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    The Division of Medicine at the VA Healthcare System, Salisbury NC is seeking a physician leader for Section Chief of the Cardiology Program. The position will have a joint appointment between the VA and Wake Forest School of Medicine. Applicants should have the academic qualifications for faculty appointment at Wake Forest University School of Medicine at the Associate Professor or Professor level.The cardiology program at the Salisbury VA Healthcare System provides complex inpatient and outpatient services with dedicated support staff and operational space.

    The incumbent will provide oversight of cardiology operations at three clinical sites (Kernersville VA Healthcare Center, Salisbury VA Medical Center and Charlotte VA Healthcare Center), and will be assisted by physician program managers at each of the sites who will function as first line supervisors for the respective sites.

    The Section Chief will be responsible for short and long term planning, budget management, quality improvement functions, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic and clinical operations, and the day to day management of special programs such as the only free standing diagnostic cardiac catheterization laboratory in the VHA and EP lab (at the Kernersville site).

    Responsibilities will include supervision of cardiologists, midlevel providers, matrix management of nursing and technical staff, and oversight of the rotating cardiology fellows from the Wake Forest School of Medicine.The Section Chief will also be expected to develop an externally funded clinical, translational, or health services research program, in collaboration with the Cardiovascular Research Center, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and the Department of Internal Medicine at the Wake Forest School of Medicine.

    Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday: Schedule negotiable upon interview)
    Financial Disclosure Report: Required

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0602 Medical Officer

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