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Physician (Deputy Associate Chief of Staff - Primary Care)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration White City, OR
  • Expired: September 06, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Physician (Deputy Associate Chief of Staff - Primary Care)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics, White City, Oregon

  • ##### Open & closing dates
09/04/2019 to 09/24/2019
  • ##### Service
  • ##### Pay scale & grade
VM 00
  • ##### Salary
$120,000 to $262,000 per year
Education and length of practice will be considered through a formal
pay-setting process in determining the final compensable salary.
  • ##### Appointment type
  • ##### Work schedule
1 vacancy in the following location:

  • White City, OR 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes You may qualify for recruitment or relocation incentives in
accordance with agency policy.
Telework eligible
  • Duties

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This position services as a Physician (Deputy Associate Chief of
Staff - ACOS) for Primary Care Service at the VA Southern Oregon
Rehabilitation Center and Clinics.
EDRP: Applicants may be eligible to apply for an education loan
reimbursement award under the provisions of the Education Debt
Reduction Program. Acceptance into the program is based on the
availability of funds and is not guaranteed. **EDRP Coordinator,
Steve Dickson can be reached at**
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The duties of the Physician - Deputy ACOS include but are not
limited to:
  • Admit, evaluate, diagnose, consult and provide non-surgical
treatment to patients presenting with general medical problems.
  • History and physical examination
  • Assessment
  • Diagnosis
  • Development and implementation of treatment plans
  • Follow-up and evaluation.
  • Patient educations of patients aged adult to geriatric.
  • Requests for ancillary service (radiology and laboratory tests),
consultation and referrals, patient care supplies, prosthetic
  • Ensures employee performance plans are aligned with
organization's goals and objectives.
  • Communicates performance standards to employees.
  • Attends and represents the service in committee meetings.
  • Executes the operating budget, prepares budget requests with
justifications, and aligns resources to deliver sustained value
to Veterans.
  • Provides timely and appropriate responses for purposes of
assessing compliance with The Joint Commission (TJC) and various
other program review criteria that governs and ensures that
requirement are in place and functioning properly as evidenced
by both internal and external reviews.
  • Demonstrates participation and knowledge in the facility's
Compliance and Business Integrity Program.
  • Actions to identify and eliminate potential causes for EEO
complaints are timely and effective.
  • Treatment (e.g., hiring, placement advancement, training,
recognition, evaluations, appraisals, assignments, disciplinary
actions) of all employees or applicants for employment is fair
and unbiased.
  • Analyzes current and future workforce requirements to determine
competencies and skills needed.
  • Works with servicing Human Resources Management Office in
participating in all steps of the recruiting and hiring process
to expeditiously recruit for vacant positions and to select
qualified employees.
  • The supervisor successfully transitions new hires into their
positions by promptly communicating performance elements and
standards within applicable timeframes, providing ongoing
feedback and coaching, and making appropriate use of the
probationary period to assess each employee's ability to
  • Support of objectives and actions established in the Equal
Employment Opportunity (EEO) Affirmative Action Plan,
Handicapped/Disabled Veteran Affirmative Action Plan, and other
special emphasis programs.
  • Actions to identify and eliminate potential causes for EEO
complaints are timely and effective.
  • Treatment (e.g., hiring, placement advancement, training,
recognition, evaluations, appraisals, assignments, disciplinary
actions) of all employees or applicants for employment is fair
and unbiased.
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
  • #### Job family (Series)
0602 Medical Officer
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  • Requirements

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Conditions of Employment
  • United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be
appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens
in accordance with VA Policy
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
onboarding process
  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 09/24/2019.
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
  • 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: This position requires visual acuity,
keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This
position may require potentially long periods of continued walking,
standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing. The
incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients/residents who are
combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders.
The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual
capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to
shift priorities based on Veteran needs.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities,
schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal
employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education
to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of
Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit
for that education. For further information, visit:
Additional information
VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an
overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice: VHA
physician brochure.
Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of 26
days per leave year (1 day per pay period).
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have
faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer
competitive status.
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.
Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for
Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at
VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and
coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
If you are unable to apply online view the following link for
information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
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Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


White City, OR
97503 USA