The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks located in Fayetteville, Arkansas is recruiting for the Chief of Medicine Service. The incumbent reports to the facility Chief of Staff. Incumbent will be organizationally responsible for approximately 100 employee in four locations, as well as contract employees in various specialties. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicants. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): No. Appraised Value Offer (AVO): No. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): No. 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 Chief of Medicine Service is responsible for oversight and performance measures of all Medical Service operations at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks. The Incumbent reports directly to the Chief of Staff and is a key clinical resource for the Medical Center Director. The individual possesses excellent interpersonal skills and provides administrative, clinical, programmatic leadership. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: Planning, developing, and directing all administrative and clinical functions of the service line. Provides oversight of the Inpatient Acute Care Unit, Medical Services, Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Subspecialty Services, Physical Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy. Maintains a patient panel. Provides oversight responsibility for residents and medical students. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm - Due to the nature of this leadership position, it is expected that working hours could be extended beyond the normal tour of duty
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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