NOTE: Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is seeking a Supervisory Physician to serve as the Service Chief of Anesthesiology. The position is located at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center and reports to the Chief of Staff. The selectee is fully accountable and for the effective and efficient management and supervision (planning, directing, organizing, and coordinating) of Anesthesiology programs and services. Duties and responsibilities include:
Exercising administrative, programmatic, clinical, and academic oversight of Anesthesiology programs to ensure delivery of quality, patient-focused clinical services.
Coordinating and integrating both clinical and administrative aspects of the Anesthesiology programs to meet the needs of the veteran population.
Continuously reviewing and evaluating the professional performance, competence and professionalism of all individuals with clinical privileges.
Ensuring that there is compliance with all accrediting organizations' standards that are applicable to Anesthesiology programs.
Assures that performance measures are met and provides efficient management of resources and budgetary constraints.
Facilitates a collaborative and collegial team environment.
Develops orientation and training of Anesthesiology staff and identifies needs and concerns concerning the service.
Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p. m.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA 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 residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Supervisory experience.
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:
Light Lifting (under 15 pounds)
Working closely with others
Reaching above shoulders
Use of fingers
Both hands required
Walking (up to 2 hours)
Working with hands in water (frequent hand washing)
Standing (up to 6 hours)
Ability to rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously
Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4
Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other
Both eyes required
Ability to distinguish basic colors
Ability to distinguish shades of colors
Hearing (aid permitted)
Speech and language communication very important
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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