Physician (Associate Chief of Staff - Primary Care) Sacramento, CA.
VA Northern California Health Care System
Location: Sacramento, California
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
Sacramento (Mather) Medical Facility
VA Northern California Health Care System is looking for a Physician – Chief of Primary Care Services to join our team.
The Physician – Chief of Primary Care Services will be assigned to the Sacramento (Mather) Medical Facility and reports to the Chief of Staff. The Chief, Primary Care, directly supervises Primary Care Service Leadership and Primary Care Providers, as well as the Assistant Chief, Primary Care Services. In this role you will have full oversight for quality of care in the department, ensuring operational aspects of the department are meeting patient needs, having responsibility for meeting performance improvement requirements from the Department of Veteran Affairs and the Joint Commission and have responsibility for the safety and education programs within the department. The incumbent will also have responsibility for department hiring, physician coverage, performance related activities of staff within the department and may have input on the performance of others. This incumbent may also participate in various medical center committees.
Sacramento, California is one of the most historic cities in California. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and American River, two hours between both San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains with access to exceptional wine in Napa and Sonoma. Known as America's Farm-to-Fork Capital, recognized for its cutting-edge cuisine, farm-fresh restaurants, and plentiful farmers' markets. Sacramento has many cultural and artistic events, live music, dining and the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Come see why this is the place to live, work and play! If you're interested in work/life balance, research or academics you will find that working for the VA offers many benefits not to mention the great honor we have in serving our nation's heroes. http://www.cityofsacramento.org/Living-Here
Work Schedule: 8am to 430pm, Monday-Friday/40-hour work week; no weekends on call.
1) US Citizen
2) Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the US
3) Degree of doctor in medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
4) Must have completed residency training and board eligible
5) Must complete vaccination for seasonal influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) which are both requirements for all Health Care Personnel (HCP) employed by Department of Veterans Affairs.
Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): AuthorizedUp to $200,000 for student loan reimbursement.
Recruitment or Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized
Permanent Change of Station: Authorized
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
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.