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Physician-primary Care Integrated Clinical Director (acos-pc)

Company: USAJOBS
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryThe Associate Chief of Staff - Primary Care (ASOS-PC) Integrated Clinical Community Director has the responsibility of overseeing both the clinical and administrative functions within the service line, ensuring quality and cost-effective care is provided. The Primary Care Medical Director has oversight over the following services: Primary Care, Community Based Outpatient Clinics (5) Primary Care Des Moines, Comprehensive Women's Health, and Compensation & Pension. Learn more about this agency Help Overview

  • Accepting applications
    • Open & closing dates 11/14/2022 to 09/29/2023
    • Salary $250,000 - $280,340 per year A formal pay-setting process will be used to determine your salary. The salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
    • Pay scale & grade VM 15
    • Help Location 1 vacancy in the following location:
      • Des Moines, IA 1 vacancy
      • Remote job No
      • Telework eligible Yes-as determined by the agency policy.
      • Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
      • Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes-You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
      • Appointment type Permanent -
      • Work schedule Full-time -
      • Service Excepted
      • Promotion potential None
      • Job family (Series) 0602 Medical Officer
      • Supervisory status Yes
      • Security clearance Other
      • Drug test Yes
      • Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
      • Trust determination process Credentialing Suitability/Fitness
      • Announcement number OCA-CBSY-11692768-23-MEL
      • Control number 689035100 Help This job is open to
        • Internal to an agency Current federal employees of this agency.
        • The public U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. Clarification from the agency All qualified candidates encouraged to apply. Open to U.S. Citizens but non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens. This is an open continuous announcement until September 30, 2023. Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies become available. VideosHelp Duties The VA Midwest Health Care Network advocates for a Whole Health System of care in each of the Medical Centers. This is an approach to healthcare that empowers and equips people to take charge of their health and well-being and live their lives to the fullest. As an employee operating in a Whole Health System of care, you will operate in a model with three core elements, seeking to create a personalized health plan for each Veteran. This is done in the context of healing relationships and healing environments and a connection back to the Veteran's community. This aligns with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Mission Statement to Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: May be authorized for highly qualified applicants Permanent Change in Station Allowances: May be authorized for highly qualified applicants Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Duties: The Associate Chief of Staff-Primary Care (ACOS-PC) manages and directs the work of large, complex organizational units and in applying effective management practices. He/she has experience and knowledge in the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) and/or Patient-Centered Medical Home health care delivery model. Director has the ability to balance responsibilities in a complex environment, work with great autonomy, set priorities, delegate tasks, meet multiple deadlines, analyze complex organizational problems, and develop and implement effective solutions for those problems. Has the responsibility for developing, implementing, maintaining short- and long-term plans for the Primary Care Service, consistent with the facility strategic plan. The ACOS-PC is skillful in interpersonal relationships often dealing with employees, managers, and other Service Line Directors using advanced consultation and problem-solving skills. Serves on medical center committees, such as Health Care Delivery Council (HDC). The incumbent participates in policy and procedure development, the development of Quality Management (QM) monitors and the development of standards of care. Ensures compliance with these standards: Joint Commission and other accrediting agency standards. The ACOS-PC reviews requests for initial and renewal of credentials and clinical privileges, making recommendations regarding appointment and privileging action. Annually reviews all clinical privilege forms to ensure they correctly and adequately reflect the services being provided at the facility. Maintains performance data on providers including workload, clinical outcomes, appropriate and timely documentation, and maintenance of certification using this when recommending privileges for Professional Practice Evaluations (FPPE/OPPE). Reviews, interprets, and effectively utilizes performance reports, benchmark data, budget expenditure documents, staffing and other reports in decision making. Spends a portion of time in clinical practice, providing clinical leadership and problem solving for complex cases and ethical dilemmas. Works closely with affiliated school of medicine and residency program to ensure a successful residency program. Responsible for the management of human resources within the service line including hiring and disciplinary action, Labor/Management relations, performance appraisals, and professional boarding procedures for various disciplines. He/she actively embraces the tenets of Equal Employee Opportunity (EEO). The incumbent has administrative and professional supervision/accountability for approximately 100 Primary/Specialty Care staff positions The Physician supervisors for Primary Care Des Moines and The CBOC Medical Directors report directly to the ACOS-PC. Work Schedule: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm or 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. ADHOC: May be authorized (Employee who Telework/perform Remote work on an occasional, episodic, or short-term, and have completed required telework training and telework agreement). This is not a virtual position. Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
          • U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
          • All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
          • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
          • Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
          • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
          • Subject to background/security investigation.
          • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
          • Must pass pre-employment physical examination.
          • Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP).
          • Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Veterans Health Administration Health Care Personnel (HCP) - See "Additional Information" below for details. Qualifications To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. 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.
            • Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR (2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs.
            • Proficiency in spoken and written English. Preferred Experience: Supervisory Experience 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: The work is generally sedentary in nature with some daily intermittent walking, standing, bending, stooping, reaching, and carrying of lightweight items required. Rigid deadlines and need for high degree of accuracy periodically becomes stressful. EducationDegree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
            • Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or
            • Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
            • For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. [If the applicant does not claim an ECFMG certificate, facility officials must still confirm that the medical school meets (or met) ECFMG eligibility requirements for the year the candidate graduated.] NOTE: The Under Secretary of Health or designee in the VHA Central Office may approve the appointment under authority of 38 U.S.C. - 7405 of a physician graduate of a school of medicine not covered above if the candidate is to be assigned to a research, academic, or administrative position with no patient care responsibilities. The appointment will be made only in exceptional circumstances where the candidate's credentials clearly demonstrate high professional attainment or expertise in the specialty area.Additional informationThis job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. 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. Financial Disclosure Report:Not required Pursuant to VHA Directive 1193.01, VHA health care personnel (HCP) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to such accommodations as required by law (i.e., medical, religious or pregnancy). VHA HCPs do not include remote workers who only infrequently enter VHA locations. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your start date. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required accommodation from this requirement using the reasonable accommodation process. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Read more
              • Help A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Your application, rsum, C.V., and/or other supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. NOTE: A formal pay-setting process will be used to determine your salary. The salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. The Department of Veterans Affairs performs pre-employment reference checks as an assessment method used in the hiring process to verify information provided by a candidate (e.g., on resume or during interview or hiring process); gain additional knowledge regarding a candidate's abilities; and assist a hiring manager with making a final selection for a position. Veterans' Preference Note: Preference eligible candidates and other Veterans will be given preference when qualification of candidates are approximately equal for Title 38 positions in VHA. When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit Feds Hire Vets - Veterans - Job Seekers - Veterans' Preference.
                • Help A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
                • As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies. To apply for this position, you must submit a C.V. and/or resume. Other documents may be requested later in the process if needed.

Keywords: USAJOBS, Des Moines , Physician-primary Care Integrated Clinical Director (acos-pc), Executive , Des Moines, Iowa

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