A relocation or recruitment incentive may be available to a highly qualified candidate. The Assistant Chief of the Emergency Department reports directly to the Chief of Emergency Medicine and is responsible for assisting with the clinical and administrative functions of the Emergency Department. Non-Bargaining Unit Position VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be available for a highly qualified candidate 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 The incumbent is responsible for participation and oversight of staff physician, NP and PA patient care performance measures, compliance, training, and performance improvement, recruitment and retention of highly qualified and experienced providers, participation in various Medical Center committees to ensure performance measures are met, compliance with applicable rules and regulations, as well as participation in system redesign activities. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Chief of Emergency Medicine in preparing and maintaining the Emergency Department provider schedule on a monthly basis. The incumbent will participate in all required UM/QM activities relating to the Emergency Department to monitor the preadmission screening process and its success in impacting InterQual appropriate inpatient admissions/observation status utilization performance measures. The Assistant Chief of Emergency Medicine will also serve as a liaison between the Emergency Medicine Section and the other VA specialty sections, as well as the Emergency Medicine Residency Training programs. The incumbent will also serve as a staff Emergency Department physician. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of medical care delivered to patients in the Emergency Department. NOTE: This announcement will remain open until filled or closed at the request of management. Applications will be checked weekly or at the request of management Work Schedule: This position will be expected to work up to 40 hours per week on rotating 8 to 12 hour shifts to include off-tour assignments including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed to meet patient care needs.
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.
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