Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 557766 (Include # on all documents)
NOTE: Applicants who applied under announcement JM-210-11-543285-JW will be considered for this position and need not re-apply.
One full-time Associate Chief of Staff of Geriatrics, Rehab and Extended Care is currently available at the Hampton VA Medical Center, Geriatrics, Rehab and Extended Care Service. This announcement is open to all qualified U. S. citizens. First consideration will be given to permanent VAMC Hampton employees. More than one applicant may be hired from this vacancy announcement
Note : Recruitment bonus and/or Relocation incentive may be authorized. Selected applicants may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior non-Federal or military service experience.
U. S. Citizenship
Must pass pre-employment examination
English Language Proficiency required
Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
Background and-or Security Investigation required
The Associate Chief of Staff of Geriatrics, Rehab and Extended Care (GREC) provides administrative, clinical, and programmatic leadership for the Medical Centers extended care programs to ensure achievement of quality healthcare and outcomes. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Staff and serves as a key clinical resource for the Medical Center Director and the Chief of Staff.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
a. Mainly clinical duties will be performed in the Community Living Center and other extended care programs as needed within delineated approved privileges as assigned by the Chief of Staff
b. Participates actively in delivering in-service training for medical center disciplines and services; in teaching of Geriatric Medicine Fellows, medical school residents and medical students; and, in supporting an environment that promotes academic excellence and encourages continual learning.
c. Participates in interdisciplinary team activities in Community Living Center and provides cross coverage to other programs as needed to achieve optimum interdepartmental cooperation to assure that quality patient care is maintained or improved.
d. Directs the continuous measurement and improvement of the quality of care provided by the service.
e Plans, coordinates, and ensures high quality through utilization of multiple quality measurement tools.
f. Responsible for the financial management including budget planning and management for GREC.
g. Develops the annual strategic and budget plan for the GREC service consistent with guidance and goals from the Directors Office and/or Fiscal Service.
h. Develops and implements tracking methods to monitor the services fiscal activities.
i. Collaborates with other service chiefs in the development and execution of the overall Medical Center strategic and business plan.
j. Plans initiatives and develops programs in collaboration with other services in order to ensure coordination of service, reduction of redundancies, and enhancement of cost effectiveness.
k. Performs other directly related duties as required.
a. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine and board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine or Geriatrics (Required)
b. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
c. Proficiency in spoken and written English is required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx .
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This position will be filled on a full-time permanent basis. Upon completing any required probationary period, the position will be permanent.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.
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