Chief of Primary Care Physician
Company: Hampton VAMC Veterans Health Administration
Posted on: March 18, 2019
Chief of Primary Care Physician Hampton, VA, VA Medical Center IM/Family Medicine The Chief of Primary Care Looking for a dynamic leader for Primary Care Service to oversee physicians, NPs, Pas and administrative staff at the main hospital and 3 CBOCs. 3-5 years leadership experience, proven track record of process improvement; background in internal medicine or family medicine; board certification (highly preferred); strong leadership skills; effective interpersonal skills; oversees policies; implements strategies for efficient service; experience in achieving timely access to care; successful metrics and performance outcomes; decreased no show rates; exceptional customer service skills; participates in committees; ensures competence of staff; and works well with other services. Participates in the development and implementation of Medical Center policy affecting patient care, treatment and services. This involves collaborating with colleagues in developing, implementing, and evaluating philosophy, objectives, policies, and standards essential for delivering optimal care to patients, and providing excellent customer service. -The Physician promotes coordination and support of clinical care by evaluating current and potential patient needs, clinical workloads, resources, and special programs. -Links clinical improvements to operation efficiency for the service. -The intensity, activity, and broad program mission generates numerous, complex problems which require the Service Chief to have outstanding skills and ability in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling all programs which effect a positive impact on the interdisciplinary service, the interdisciplinary professional and the health care delivery system. -Collaborates with executive leadership, managerial and clinical leaders in formulating local Medical Center Policy, resource planning for manpower, equipment and space. -Monitors measured outcomes and works collaboratively with Medical Center Management to meet mutual program goals and identifies long and short-range needs to formulate proposals for executive level management consideration. -Initiates actions on a continuing basis for progressive improvement of the service delivery that involves preparing and justifying funding requests for the service and maintains quality control programs, as appropriate. -Formulates and recommends the interdisciplinary service policies and establishes and implements administrative activities, techniques, procedures, and methods to assure sound, meaningful, and practical clinical program consistency in keeping with current and advanced concepts and objectives of the Medical Center. -Defines the requirements, functions, and scope of the service to other services. Collaboratively involved with other service management and/or interdisciplinary teams in discussions of proposed new and/or revised service initiatives. Participates in multidisciplinary meetings on a regular basis. Board Certification is HIGHLY preferred. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday-8:00AM-4:30PM (Weekends, evenings and Holidays as needed) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Competitive salary and annual performance bonus Guaranteed salary increases Full benefits (see below) Licensure : 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at these facilities CME benefits Malpractice : free liability protection with tail coverage provided No physician employment contracts Whether you're interested in academics , research , or a better work/life balance , you'll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you'll get from caring for those who have served our country . In addition to competitive pay and liability protection , the VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes: Paid Time Off: 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave - you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year 13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement 10 Federal holidays with pay Possible 5 Days paid Authorized Absence to attend CME Insurance: Health Insurance : VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Dental & Vision : Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA) VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts , which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government. Long-term care insurance is available as an option Federal Retirement Plan: VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits ( pension ); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee's salary Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2016, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000 , while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000 The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions , depending on the amount of the employee contribution For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel Disability Retirement Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service David Raines, US AIR FORCE, VETERAN National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant National Healthcare Recruitment Service, NHRS, (10A2A7) Human Resources Operations and Oversight (HROO) Workforce Management and Consulting (WMC) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) US Department of Veterans Affairs
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