SLEEP CENTER DIRECTOR Opportunity in Cincinnati, OH

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Cincinnati, Ohio
Posted
Nov 10, 2020
Closes
Nov 10, 2021
Ref
2062943
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Cincinnati, OH Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting a SLEEP CENTER DIRECTOR to provide oversight and direction of all sleep lab staff and clinical operations.  The Director will strategize and implement future clinical initiatives including utilization of Tele-Medicine and home sleep studies for patient care.

Clinical duties will include interpreting sleep studies and providing direct patient care as a primary and/or supervising provider in Sleep Medicine Clinics. The Cincinnati VA has a 6 bed state-of-the-art hospital-based sleep center that supports diagnostic and therapeutic polysomnograms, maintenance of wakefulness testing, multiple sleep latency testing, and other sleep related studies. The program interacts with and is robustly supported by other subspecialties including ENT, Dentistry, Psychology, Neurology and Pulmonary Medicine.  There is also a dedicated support staff including nurse practitioners, nurse case management, sleep technicians and respiratory therapists. The position includes participation as a faculty member in an ACGME-accredited sleep medicine fellowship under the auspices of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. You will participate in the training of fellows from Sleep and Pulmonary Medicine, residents from Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as medical students from the affiliated College of Medicine.

Other duties relating to programmatic oversight include ongoing review of program metrics, maximize resources and personnel to optimize care delivery, complete bi-annual performance reviews, provide committee service as chair or member, represent the program to facility leadership, and provide other administrative activities as needed.  Opportunities for clinical sleep research are also available, especially for sleep disorders associated with post-traumatic stress disorder. The Cincinnati VA has a newly-built multipurpose research building, and is an active partner in the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training program with University of Cincinnati and Children's Hospital of Cincinnati. Candidates should have completed an accredited sleep medicine fellowship, be board certified/eligible in Sleep Medicine, and be qualified to obtain an academic appointment at the University of Cincinnati.

We offer:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year
  • Guaranteed salary increases
  • Licensure: 1 full & unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
  • CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement; 5 days paid absence to attend CME
  • Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • No Employment Contract
  • 26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/ unlimited carry over; 10 paid holidays
  • Federal Retirement Plan
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Nationwide Mobility

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states.

If interested, please e-mail your CV to Julieann.torres@va.gov

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