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Physician - Deputy Chief of Staff

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Physical Address

Montgomery, AL 36107
Job Description

Physician – Deputy Chief of Staff

  1. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

  1. Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS)


- ##### Open & closing dates

09/20/2019 to 12/31/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

VM 15

- ##### Salary

$120,000 to $400,000 per year

- ##### Appointment type

Detail – 120 Day Detail

- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Montgomery, AL 1 vacancy

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed


  1. Telework eligible


- Duties

  1. Summary

The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) is
currently recruiting for one physician to serve as our Deputy Chief
of Staff on a 120 day detail.

**NOTE: First area of consideration will be given to current
physicians of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System

NOTE: Applications will first be reviewed on Monday, 7 October, and
then weekly after that (as needed) until the vacancy is filled.**

Learn more about this agency

  1. Responsibilities

Travel expenses for non-local candidates will be authorized for
this detail assignment.

The Deputy Chief of Staff is a key leader that works under the broad
supervision of the Chief of Staff. The Deputy Chief of Staff
oversees leadership, policy planning, budget, operations and
performance of the clinical service lines (including Ambulatory
Care, Acute Care and Specialties, Geriatrics, Extended Care and
Rehabilitation, and Mental Health) to achieve quality healthcare

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8AM to 430PM
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Functional Statement \# and Title: FS 619-746, Physician Deputy
Chief of Staff

  1. Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0602 Medical Officer

- Requirements

  1. 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

  1. Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2019.
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.

  1. Education

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:

  1. 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.

  1. How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will
be verified.
Please follow all instructions carefully.
Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.

NOTE: A formal pay-setting process may be used to determine your
salary. The salary may be at any point in the range listed for this

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.

  1. Background checks and security clearance
  1. Security clearance


  1. Drug test required


  1. Position sensitivity and risk

Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

  1. Trust determination process

Credentialing, Suitability/Fitness

- Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application
Package which includes (upload C.V. as resume document type):

- VA 10-2850 Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists,
Optometrists & Chiropractors
- Resume
- SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if
applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this
position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all
documents required for your application, such as a copy of your
transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50’s, etc.
- Cover Letter
- License
- OF-306
- VA 10-2850 Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists,

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