As Chief of Primary Care, you will serve in both a clinical and administrative role that accomplishes the health care delivery mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs at the organizational level. You will be responsible for the overall operation of the Primary Care Service Lead a large multidisciplinary service of health professionals, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants plus clinical and administrative staff. Oversee all aspects of the service including budget and fiscal management, human resource management, strategic planning, and program development, assuring that the clinical and administrative functions are integrated in order to provide optimum utilization of the available resources. Ensure the quality and timeliness of services provided, customer satisfaction, as well as compliance with standards of accrediting bodies. Collaborate with other service chiefs and program managers. Support the academic mission and oversee training and research opportunities.
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.