Physician Executive Opportunity - Department of Veterans Affairs - ADUSH for Quality Safety & Value
Veterans Health Administration - Department of Veterans Affairs
March 29, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is actively seeking a senior Physician Executive for our Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Quality, Safety, and Value (ADUSH QSV) opportunity at VA Central Office Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
This position is based in VA’s Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Organizational Excellence (DUSHOE) and provides national leadership in the formulation and establishment of effective healthcare policies, programs, operational infrastructures, and initiatives that fulfill the VHA mission to provide high quality, safe, high-reliability care for Veterans. This is a national leadership role overseeing quality and patient safety and several programs across the entire health system consisting of over 1,200 sites of care. This is an operational position requiring hands-on practical experience, preferably at a high-level in large health systems.
With the goal of realizing increasing levels of efficiency, the production of superior health outcomes, and the achievement of reduced per capita costs, this office is comprised of four major, fully aligned functional areas: 1) Quality Standards and Programs; 2) Systems Reliability and Consultation; 3) Safety and Risk Awareness (including the National Center for Patient Safety); and 4) Systems Redesign and Improvement. This office exercises broad visionary oversight of the administration of these functions, with more specific oversight and management provided by directors and integrated teams within and across each functional area. Position may require significant travel.
VA Physicians enjoy competitive salaries, annual performance bonuses, regular salary growth, and a very robust federal benefits package consisting of 49 days paid time off per year (26 days paid annual leave, 13 paid annual sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays), a Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) federal pension (5 years' vesting), a 401K type plan called the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) with up to 5% in employer contributions, federal health/life/dental/vision/long-term care insurance programs, etc.
Interested candidates should email an up-to-date CV to email@example.com. VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Full and unrestricted MD or DO license from a US state or territory
Completion of an ACGME or AOA-accredited medical residency
English writing and speaking proficiency
Executive level leadership, analytical and strategic management skills to include expertise in Risk, Safety, Healthcare Value, Product Effectiveness, Healthcare Quality and Analytics & Informatics
Be experienced in organizational concepts and administration of multi-faceted healthcare delivery systems; specialty and sub-specialty care; educational and improvement principles, programmatic oversight methodologies and evaluation techniques, including statistics, research methodology and program evaluation
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Veterans Health Administration - Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,240 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,061 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
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