Quality Care Our Heroes DeserveNow is the time to take your career to the next level and become part of the high-caliber talent that is VA. Experience what 300,000 current VA employees already have state-of-the art practice settings, access to the latest technology, a multi-disciplinary team environment and the opportunity to provide the men and women who have bravely served this country with the finest patient care, benefits and customer satisfaction. And with VA Patient Satisfaction Scores leading the healthcare industry, youll be joining one of the most respected facilities in the Nation.
The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) opened in 1932 at its current location. Dorn VAMC has 204 skilled nursing beds, which includes acute medical, surgical, psychiatric, and long-term care. The hospital provides primary, secondary, and some tertiary care.
Dorn VAMC is a complex teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cardiology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.
Dorn VAMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and by the American College of Surgeons and the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities. Laboratory and Pathology services are accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists.
Columbia, South Carolina, is a wonderful place to live and work. A small-town atmosphere within a metropolitan city, Columbia is known for its museums, restaurants, and the University of South Carolina. Columbia offers four-season outdoor activity with several championship golf courses in the area and is a short drive from the mountains and the beach. Columbia is located near a 50,000 acre lake with boating and recreational opportunities and is also in close proximity to the premier Atlantic Ocean beaches and mountains.
The Deputy Chief of Staff (DCOS) provides administrative, clinical, and programmatic leadership for medical services in the VAMC and related Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) to ensure achievement of the clinical, research, and education goals and applicable performance measures. The DCOS is accountable for delivery of all health care by staff in the following areas: Pharmacy, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, Non-VA Care & Choice, Tele-Health, Dental, Geriatrics & Extended Care, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. The DCOS will also provide oversight in the functional areas of recruitment, retention, resource management, and clinical practice management for all Clinical Service Lines under the COS plus other services at the discretion of the COS. The DCOS serves as liaison between COS and service leadership in the areas under his/her direct supervision plus those functional areas under his/her oversight within the policies and guidelines of the Veterans Health Administration. Additionally, the DCOS establishes a collaborative climate among all Clinical Service Lines that promotes optimum access, employee engagement, a high performance network, best practices, and trust in VA care as outlined by the VA Undersecretary for Health. The DCOS participates in top level decision and policy level design that impacts all Clinical Service Lines through collaboration with Medical Center Administration, other service chiefs, and interdepartmental supervisors. The incumbent reports to the COS, acting as COS in his/her absence; and serves as a key clinical resource for the Medical Center Director and COS.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00A.M. - 4:30P.M. with weekend and night coverage, as necessary.Ã? Subject to change based on agency needs.
Functional Statement Title/#: Physician, Deputy Chief of Staff
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are authorized for this position.
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Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
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