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Associate Chief of Staff (Geriatrics and Extended Care)

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Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Date Posted: April 24, 2014

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Serves as the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Geriatrics and Extended Care Services (GECS). The ACOS is the first line supervision of GECS physicians and has administrative responsibility for the Community Living Center (CLC), Hospice and Palliative Care, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Medical Foster Home (MFH), Caregiver Support (CS), Purchased Skilled Home Care (PSHC), Adult Day Health Care (ADHC), and Contract Nursing Home (CNH) programs. In addition, the ACOS has oversight of the Outpatient Palliative Care Program, Outpatient Spinal Cord Injury Clinics, and Outpatient Wound Ostomy Clinics. Clinical duties to be determined based on the qualifications of the candidate. Will also serve as the Physician liaison to the Arizona State Veterans Home, and is responsible for the review of current policies and development of new policies. The ACOS will also work to enhance educational and research programs related to the Geriatrics & Extended Care Service ...

Serves as the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Geriatrics and Extended Care Services (GECS). The ACOS is the first line supervision of GECS physicians and has administrative responsibility for the Community Living Center (CLC), Hospice and Palliative Care, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Medical Foster Home (MFH), Caregiver Support (CS), Purchased Skilled Home Care (PSHC), Adult Day Health Care (ADHC), and Contract Nursing Home (CNH) programs. In addition, the ACOS has oversight of the Outpatient Palliative Care Program, Outpatient Spinal Cord Injury Clinics, and Outpatient Wound Ostomy Clinics. Clinical duties to be determined based on the qualifications of the candidate. Will also serve as the Physician liaison to the Arizona State Veterans Home, and is responsible for the review of current policies and development of new policies. The ACOS will also work to enhance educational and research programs related to the Geriatrics & Extended Care Service. Selectee will receive the faculty appointment at University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, and there will be opportunities to be involved with Geriatrics and Palliative Care Fellowships.

Relocation/Recruitment Incentive: an incentive may be authorized.
Relocation Expenses (PCS): are not authorized.

Education Debt Reduction (tuition reimbursement) funds may be available.

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BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

* U.S. citizenship.
* 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
* Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.

**Please note: Board certification in Geriatrics is strongly preferred.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

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.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.

Your application, rsum and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.





* Phoenix
* AZ
* 2014-04-26T02:45:40.102553
* 368101600
* Permanent
* APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants must, therefore, only report attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov... All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** 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. ***
* VM
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Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1105368 (Include # on all documents)

* 210000
* 110000
* 1
* VATA
* Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
* None
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This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.

* Per Year
* T38-14-1105368/B2
*

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. CV or Resume.
2. VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Associated Health Occupations (Available at http://www.va.gov... (required).
3. Occupational Questionnaire
4. Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available at http://www.opm.gov... This is a required form and must be submitted with your application.
5. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 (required). Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov...
6. If currently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. (required).

* 1-Full-Time
* 0602-Medical Officer
* Active
* https://ApplicationManager.gov...
* 15317-Permanent
* 2014-04-26T02:45:40.102578
* T38-14-1105368/B2
*

After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.

* 15514-United States Citizens

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