The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) seeks a Chief Medical Executive/Chief of Staff. Reporting to the Deputy Director/Commanding Officer, this individual will maintain all operations and direct reports including the department of Medicine, Surgery, Mental Health, Clinical Support and Primary Care. Will be supported by the Assistant Chief Medical Executives for Research & Development, Ambulatory Care, Clinical Affairs, Chief Medical Information Officer and Academic Affiliations and administrative staff. Serve as a point of contact for physicians and clinical staff, including training, documentation, workflow process and other functionality regarding necessary clinical systems. Optimize the usage of clinical systems through education and training, quality and outcomes, supporting organizational goals, and ensuring that the highest standards of quality and services. Serves as a liaison between customers, Information Technology staff and other departments. Meets overall needs of the facility by working on projects, committees, and teams.
The Lovell FHCC maintains strong academic affiliations with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and incumbent is eligible for an academic appointment commensurate with experience.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm with 24/7 availability, holidays and weekends if needed.
S. 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 osteopathic medicine from an accredited school of medicine
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
Five years in a medical specialty
Health care administrator experience
Experience managing and leading clinical staff and delivering high quality patient care while managing essential administrative functions
Experience in leadership, supervision and managing multidisciplinary groups
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized.
Equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Additional Salary Information: Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay).
Internal Number: Lovell FHCC CoS
About Captain James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC)
On October 1st, 2010, the North Chicago VA Medical Center integrated with the Naval Health Clinic, Great Lakes to form the Captain James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC). The facility is located just 13 miles south of the Illinois/Wisconsin border approximately equidistant between Chicago and Milwaukee. Offering a choice of three international airports, the excitement of the 'Big City' with the beauty of the rural countryside, there are countless activities to engage a wide variety of personal hobbies and interests. The facility itself has opened a new parking structure and a new outpatient clinical addition. Serving inpatient, outpatient, and long term care patients including the unique populations of veterans, eligible military beneficiaries and their family members, the Captain James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center has a unique mission unlike any other facility in the United States.