Chief Of Staff Leadership Opportunity

Department of Veterans Affairs
Decatur, Georgia
Feb 04, 2019
Feb 04, 2020
General Practice
Full Time
Position Type

Chief Of Staff Leadership Opportunity- Great Benefits!

POSITION SUMMARY: The Chief of Staff (COS) position is in the Office of the Director at the Atlanta VA Health Care System and reports to the Medical Center Director. The Chief of Staff acts as the liaison between the Director, Executive Leadership Team, Service Chiefs, the VISN Office, VA Central Office, other representatives from the Governmental and Non-governmental agencies/organizations, and the public. The COS provides organizational stewardship, leads change, and builds upon the strengths of our current clinical services by promoting the development of healthcare professionals through counseling, mentoring, teaching, and encouraging self-assessment.



As the physician executive, the COS is actively involved in Atlanta VA Health Care System s leadership and management of resources, organizational performance improvement, patient and employee satisfaction, environment of care, and strategic planning. Through persuasive and facilitative skills, the COS influences the quality, access to, and effectiveness of all medical programs through either direct line leadership or collaborate relations with Service Chiefs. The COS promotes standards of clinical competence and conduct for staff which are maintained through compliance with the credentialing and privileging processes, monitoring and evaluation of clinical practice, peer review, and other appropriate quality assurance activities.


  • Monitors and ensures staff compliance with agency regulations, medical staff by-laws, rules and regulations, VA facility policies, Joint Commission standards and other appropriate regulations and creates an environment of system oriented quality improvement.
  • Ensures all Veterans receive high quality, efficient, timely, and appropriate care with the highest professional and ethical standards and quality of care.
  • Ensures the highest level of performance by medical staff members through appropriate delineation of clinical privileges, ongoing performance evaluations, orientation, and use of continuous quality improvement practices.
  • Completes performance evaluations of assigned service line managers and clinical service chiefs.
  • Responsible for standard of medical care and professional integration of services across service lines.
  • Responsible for driving a culture of improvement.


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