Chief of Medicine/Primary Care Service Line Manager Department of Veterans Affairs VA Central Western Massachusetts
Duty Location: 1 vacancy – Worcester, Springfield, or Northampton, MA Who May Be Considered: United States Citizens
The Northampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking a proactive and innovative physician to be Chief of Medicine and Service Line Manager for Primary Care. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, developing and directing outpatient primary medical care (adult internal medicine). Primary Care in the VA is currently being redesigned to incorporate the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Model. All our teams are currently fully staffed and we are currently in the implementation phase.
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and benefits.
This is a full-time position vacancy for a Local Service Line Manager (LSLM) in Primary Care in Northampton. The primary care service currently consists of 95 employees in 4 locations; Northampton campus, Springfield Outpatient Clinic, Pittsfield Outpatient Clinic, and Greenfield Outpatient Clinic. We are currently undergoing realignment and the Worcester and Fitchburg Outpatient clinics will be aligned under us as of October 1, 2011. Those sites will add about 41 positions to the service.
The LSLM is responsible for the direct or indirect supervision of all employees in the service, both providers and others, including 25 MD's and 9 NP/PAs in primary care as well as the Medical officers of the day (MOD).
Benefits: Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.
How to Apply: Email your CV and cover letter to Don Rainwater, National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant.