Seeking BC Chief of Medicine for Excellent VA Leadership Opportunity in Dayton, OH
The Dayton VA Medical Center (DVAMC) is actively recruiting a highly qualified Board-Certified Chief of Medicine to help care for our Veterans – American’s Heroes. Selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment at the Boonschoft School of Medicine and will be involved with education & teaching of medical students, medicine residents, fellows & other providers. The Dayton VA Medical Center is affiliated with Wright Patterson AFB Medical Center and eleven (11) other community hospitals. It is a Joint Commission accredited, 1c/high complexity, 356 bed teaching facility serving more than 45,000 Veterans in Western Ohio & Eastern Indiana. This exciting job opportunity awaits you in modern, well-equipped, well-staffed VA facility located in an affordable mid-western city.
As the Chief of Medicine, the incumbent will function as a key member of the medical staff leadership team, actively participating in the development of overall management objectives and philosophies for a multi-service Medical Center. The incumbent is accountable to the Chief of Staff for the coordination of clinical services, the quality of care and the education of residents and fellows provided by twelve specialty and sub-specialty services.
Collaborates with executive leadership, managerial and clinical leaders in policy development and resource planning for manpower, equipment and space.
Supervises and evaluates physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and administrative staff.
Acts as a clinical champion for performance improvement and team leader for projects requiring collaboration with multidisciplinary team members to drive change, improve patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.
Monitors and ensures medical staff compliance with agency regulations, medical staff bylaws, health care system policies, Joint Commission (JC) standards, and other accrediting agencies.
Participates in direct patient care and in the teaching of medical school residents.
Develops and maintains good working relationships with affiliates and promotes the professional development of all health care staff within the service.
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, (Will be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 Full-Time Physician).
Must be U.S. Citizen
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
Board Certification in Internal Medicine & Other Specialties
Dayton has just over 165,000 residents and is Ohio's sixth largest city. Dayton is a city rich in inventive history, with more patents than any other town in the nation and the birthplace of aviation pioneers, the Wright brothers. Dayton is blessed with a beautiful park system, hundreds of miles of bike paths, golf courses as well as canoeing, fishing and other outdoor activities. Dayton has a nationally recognized art institute, a large air force base, a symphony, ballet company and opera, as well as festivals and arts fairs year-round. Dayton is an easy drive to both Cincinnati and Columbus which offer professional sports and the nationally known Ohio State football team.
Unique to the area is the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park, the Wright Brother's bike shop and Carillon Park featuring an original model of the famous Wright B flyer-the world’s first practical aircraft. The United States Air Force Museum located in Dayton is the largest military aviation museum in the world with over 200 planes, missiles and exhibits on display-and it’s free! For outdoor enthusiasts, there's Sycamore State Park, which offers fishing and camping, or Five Rivers Metroparks with several locations throughout Dayton with miles of jogging and walking trails.
Benefits and Features
The position offers a competitive salary based on education, training and experience and includes a full benefit package, student debt repayment, an annual CME stipend all designed to support a high-quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching contributions.
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
Please forward copy of your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Henry "Hank" Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ Henry.Laguatan@va.gov or call (206) 459-7927.
Internal Number: MD/DO
About Dayton VA Medical Center (DVAMC)
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.