Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) Recruitment and Relocation Incentives have been approved. Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: 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. 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: Physicians should be physically and mentally capable to perform the duties of the position. The position will require walking, standing or sitting for periods up to 8 hours. ["This position establishes a formal clinical informatics leadership presence in the field at Northern Indiana Health Care System (NIHCS). The position is located at one of the two main campuses and supports four geographically distant Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs). This formal presence ensures that knowledge of informatics is infused throughout NIHCS, and that health information issues affecting the delivery of care are clearly articulated and raised appropriately for action. The focus of this position is to optimize effectiveness of patient care delivery and systems management in support of the NIHCS mission and goals. As the CHIO at NIHCS, the incumbent is part of a local team charged with actively and vocally supporting the goal of establishing a workable local informatics infrastructure for NIHCS, and for advancing local solutions for managing workflow and knowledge in clinical systems. The CHIO will participate in VISN activities to ensure that informatics is established as a professional domain, and that best practices are identified or developed and made available throughout NIHCS. Duties include, but are not limited to: Play key role in using the capability of the VA clinical information systems to assist practitioners in doing the right things for the right patients at the right time. Will be expected to provide direct patient care within NIHCS for 30-60% of the available work time as well as oversight of Care in the Community. Evaluate clinical computing systems; analyze and evaluate the effect of interventions on health outcomes. Expand and enhance patient access to patient information through the various initiatives, and further the effective and efficient use of medical information systems for patients. Coordinate information management support for clinical activities NIHCS by participating collaboratively with staff to design, implement, and evaluate the clinical information systems configuration, and the capabilities that will be used. Work closely with the NIHCS' Office of Information and Technology (OI&T), Biomedical engineering, Medical, Nursing and other clinical staff. Work Schedule: 8:00am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.