The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the Outpatient Clinic is accountable to the ACOS/Ambulatory Care or designee for the coordination and oversight of clinical and administrative activities in the outpatient clinic. The incumbent is responsible for performance improvement activities in the clinic. Directs and supervises clinical activities of the Primary Care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Supports other Service Chiefs and Clinical Directors in overseeing the operations of Primary Care, WomenVeterans, OIF/OEF, specialty, and all ancillary services performed in the clinic. Devotes 80% of time to direct patient care, serves as role model for peers. Responsible for the oversight and coordination of process improvement initiatives, assuring teamwork, and addressing customerservice issues in the clinic. The position includes broad management and administrative responsibilities.Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination, and patient education to Veterans in the Primary Care team setting;Function as an intergral part of a Primary Care multi-disciplinary team to coordinate, facilitate, and provide patient care and services.Discriminate between normal and abnormal findings to establish a diagnosis and initiate appropriate response to emergency health problems;Initiate appropriate referrals and consultations to other clinical services.Include patient and family in planning care and establishing realistic measurable goals for health maintenance/improvement.Record/document health appraisal information, clinical assessments, treatment decisions, plan of care, onRespond to computerized "alerts" indicating diagnostic test abnormalities and to health line requests from Veterans/family members on the day of receipt (weekends excepted);Follow Performance Measure guidelines, including completion of clinical reminders in CPRS.Work effectively with patients, families, members of the multi-disciplinary team, and other CAVHCS staff.Demonstrates flexibility in responding to clinic demands, adhere to personal and professional obligations and responsibilities, practice and maintain ethical standards, and sustain a work environment that is harmonious and customer service oriented.Promote all PACT initiatives.Coordinate clinic schedules, including provider and clerical staff leave requests.Prepare for Joint Commission surveyDevelop and administer performance plans and appraisals for subordinates as required by VA regulations.
Permanent Change of Station Expenses are authorized for this position. The Department of Veteran Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station authorization includes therelocation of a household and travel expenses to newlocation due togovernment convenience in connection with atransfer between duty stations orfacilities. PCS expenses for non-VA employees are limited. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
- U.S. Citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
- 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.
- Successful completion of an approved residency training program in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, or Family Practice.
Preferred Experience:Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics or Family Practice preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Moderate lifting, pulling, and carrying. Must be able to walk, stand, and bend for 2-4 hours per day. Able to distinguish between basic colors. Hearing (aid permitted). Good interpersonal skills, working closely with others. Use of fingers for 6-7 hours per day.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
*Other Veterans Document
1. CV or Resume (Required)
2.VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physician, Dentist, Podiatrist, Optometrist and Chiropractor (Available at http://vaww4.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf) (required)
3. Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/of0306.pdf) This is a Required form and must be submitted with your application.
4. DD Form 214Ifclaiming veteran status (Required)
5. Most recent SF 50 If claiming current/former federal employment status(Required)
6. Copy of current unrestrictedlicencse/registration(Required)
Please use this checklist to make sure 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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
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.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):
If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, April 04, 2018 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.
- To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1938691.
- Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:
- Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
- Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.
- Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.