Physician - Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Internal Number: 613448500
This position is located in the Mental Health Service at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Richmond, VA. VAMC Richmond provides health care services to veterans in central and southern Virginia and parts of North Carolina. The incumbent serves as Associate Chief of Staff for Psychiatry and Mental Health Services for the integrated health care system. This is a shared position, you will be required to travel between the Main Medical Center and CBOC's, located in Fredericksburg, Emporia and Charlottesville, on a regular basis. The Central Virginia VA Health Care System is actively seeking a well-qualified psychiatrist with strong leadership and interpersonal skills to service as the Associate Chief of Staff for Psychiatry and Mental Health. The incumbent will report directly to the Chief of Staff and work with the Care Line Manager, Program Managers, Group Practice Manager and Associate Chief Nurse of Mental Health to advance a comprehensive patient management/clinical support program. In addition to excellent leadership skills, the ideal candidate has strong working knowledge of VA performance measures and is proficient in the principles of System Redesign. The incumbent will call upon their experience in health care operations and planning to implement and promote efficient patient flow and timely access. As a change agent, the Associate Chief of Staff will promote innovation, inspire organizational excellence, and engage the work force. The incumbent will need to demonstrate knowledge of VHA and other accrediting bodies standards and regulations. The ideal candidate will bring leadership experience in integrating MH Services, activating new clinic spaces, enhancing telehealth services, developing new clinical programs and strengthening academic relationships. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Staff for the Central Virginia VA Health Care System, Richmond, Virginia. Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:00pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. EDRP Authorized: Yes Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.