The ACOS, Medicine supervises a variety of programs and positions including administrative positions, physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
* The incumbent coordinates the Quality Improvement Program to enhance performance within the Sheridan VAHCS as well a meet or exceed regulatory agency standards.
* Serve as a contributing member of local, VISN, national and/or community committees.
* Serves as a resource and leader for ensuring ethical principles are maintained in the Medicine Service.
* The incumbent will assign work based on priorities, consideration of difficulty and the capabilities of the employees.
* The incumbent will evaluate work performance on a continuous basis, providing oral and written feedback when indicated.
* The incumbent will give advice, counsel or instructions to employees on work and administrative matters.
* The incumbent will interview candidates for vacancy positions and recommend appointments.
* The incumbent will hear and resolve complaints, refer group grievances and serious, unresolved complaints to a higher level.
* Effect minor disciplinary measures and recommend action for more serious cases.
* Provider administrative oversight, monitoring and evaluation of the Ongoing Professional Performance Evaluation (OPPE) and Focused Professional Performance Evaluation (FPPE) of physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants within the service.
Work Schedule: 7:30 - 4:00, Monday through Friday with shared on-call
Functional Statement Title/#: Physician ACOS for Medicine
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized to a highly qualified applicant.
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.
Preferred Experience: Internal Medicine with or without a subspecialty or Family Practice.
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:The Physical Requirements of this position are concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and may include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies. 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:
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 1960087.
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.