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Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: East Orange
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

The East Orange, NJ Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting a Deputy Chief of Ambulatory Care/Primary Care -- to work in a key leadership role with the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) to ensure high quality Whole Health Veteran care, efficient clinical operations, promote innovations in quality and patient safety, and support staff in transformative change initiatives.

In addition to broad oversight of operations across the Service, the Deputy Chief is directly responsible for day to day operations of Occupational Health, Dermatology, Virtual Health programs, and other programs/activities as deemed appropriate. This position is supervisory, with no less than two section chiefs, Specialty Care providers, and/or nurse managers reporting directly to the Deputy. You will work collaboratively with the ACOS to develop strategies to support Primary Care, to lead performance improvement and quality initiatives and to provide guidance and oversight in the day-to-day operations of all Ambulatory Care clinics in VA New Jersey's two medical centers and nine community-based outpatient clinics. Priority initiatives include expansion of video encounters and creation of innovative strategies to meet the prevention needs of Veterans during the COVID Pandemic.

In addition to administrative duties, you will spend approx. 20% clinical time maintaining an active Primary Care clinical practice.

The VA New Jersey Ambulatory Care Service is affiliated with Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and includes the opportunity for an academic faculty appointment and medical student and resident teaching.

Position offers opportunity for creativity, innovation, additional leadership training and career advancement in a positive and engaged setting.

Requires board certified Primary Care Physician (Internal or Family Medicine) with Primary Care leadership experience, and excellent communication skills. Ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of Primary Care leadership experience.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay based on training, experience and local labor market
  • Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K
  • Guaranteed salary increases
  • Licensure: 1 full & unrestricted active U.S. license
  • CME: $1,000/year and 5 days of paid CME absence (conditions apply)
  • Malpractice: VHA physicians are covered under federal tort laws
  • No employment contracts, noncompete clauses, or restrictive covenants
  • 26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time; 10 paid federal holidays
  • Federal Retirement Plan --
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match
  • Health, dental, vision & life insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Nationwide Mobility -----" Relocate without loss of benefits, leave or pay

    If interested, please e-mail me your CV and we can speak further. -- PandoLogic. Keywords: Primary Care Physician, Location: East Orange, NJ - 07018

Keywords: Veterans Health Administration, East Orange , Physician , Healthcare , East Orange, New Jersey

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