Physician - Chief of Anesthesiology
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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 certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Address each of the following in the CV or resume you submit: Show that you have at minimum five years leadership experience in a Chief, Anesthesia role in either Private Sector or VA Medical Center capacity. Provide examples of experience in Management and oversight to functional areas of recruitment, retention, resource management and clinical practice management for all clinical service lines. Show experience in responsibility for scheduling and ensuring adequate Anesthesia Department physician staff coverage and trainee supervision. Ensure staff and organizational adherence to local policies and directives. Give examples of communication and leadership skills to insure successful development and administration of both a clinical program, a training environment and the maintenance of a sound clinical regulatory environment.
Give examples of when you have successfully demonstrated the ability to work with leadership to reflect the mission and priority of the VA, and have evaluated and made recommendations, and ensured implementation of approved clinical proposals. 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: Lifting and carrying (up to 45 lbs.); pushing or pulling (1 hour); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (up to 4 hours); standing (up to 4 hours); repeated bending (up to 2 hours); ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other eye; hearing (aid permitted); clear speech; mental and emotional stability.
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