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Job Title: Physician (Deputy Chief Of Staff Eastern Region)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Billings, MT
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/13/2017
Expire Date: 11/12/2017
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Physician (Deputy Chief Of Staff Eastern Region)
The Deputy Chief of Staff for the Eastern Region of the VA Montana Health Care System (DCOS-ER) is a permanent, full-time position located at the Billings Health Care Center in Billings, Montana. The DCOS-ER reports to the Chief of Staff (COS) and represents the COS at the Billings Health Care Center, the Community Based Outpatient Clinics at Cut Bank, Glendive, Glasgow, Great Falls, Havre, Lewistown, Miles City, Plentywood; and the Community Living Center at Miles City. The incumbent has oversight responsibility for health care delivery in all specialties at these facilities.

* Provides administrative, clinical, and programmatic leadership for all clinical services for the Eastern Region of the VA Montana Health Care System. The incumbent provides shared accountability for health care delivery by all clinical services and coordinates care with the medical, nursing, and administrative leadership.

* Serves as a liaison between the COS and clinical Service/Section Chiefs under her/his direct supervision and those functional areas under her/his oversight within the policies, directives, and guidelines of VHA.

* Establishes and maintains a collaborative climate among all clinical service lines that promotes optimum patient access, employee engagement, high productivity, best practices, and trust in VA care.

* Participates in top level decision and policy level designs that impact all clinical service lines through collaboration with the COS and other members of the senior leadership team.

* Participates in the functional areas of recruitment, retention, resource management, and clinical practice management in all clinical service lines under the office of the COS in the Eastern region of the VA Montana Health Care System.

The DCOS-ER is stationed at the VA Montana Health Care Center at Billings and has clinical duties assigned specific to her/his specialty or as otherwise determined.This full-time (1.0 FTEE) position requires an approximate 50% administrative time commitment, which may vary depending on the needs of the organization.

Travel: Travel will be required for training, oversight and/or other work related duties.

Work Schedule:The incumbent is expected to be available for duty outside of the regular duty hours, including weekends, irregular work hours, shiftwork and extended hours. The incumbent may be assigned to other related services and/or locations, if required.

Functional Statement Title/#: Deputy Chief of Staff/000000

Basic Requirements:
  • Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • 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.
  • Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Physical requirements outlined below.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements:?, Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; straight pulling (4 hours); pushing (4 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (2 hours);standing (7 hours); kneeling (1 hour); repeated bending (4 hours); both legs required; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far-vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability required. All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
*Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:


*Cover Letter
*DD-214
*OF-306
*Other
*SF-50
*Transcript

Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 2009541.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Requirements:
  • Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • 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.
  • Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Physical requirements outlined below.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

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