The Minneapolis VA Health Care System seeks an outstanding physician to serve as Chief of Staff

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Up to $350,000 per year + benefits
Oct 18, 2021
Dec 17, 2021
Full Time

The Minneapolis VA Health Care System, a large primary and tertiary care academic health care system, is seeking an outstanding physician to serve as Chief of Staff.  The Chief of Staff functions as the highest ranking physician in the health care system and serves as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team for the institution.  The Chief of Staff provides oversight for the patient care service lines and clinical support service lines and is responsible for ensuring the quality, safety, and appropriate resource utilization for inpatient and outpatient care delivered at the health care system and within 13 community based outpatient clinics to over 100,000 patients. 

The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is highly affiliated with the University of Minnesota, and the Chief of Staff is also responsible for overseeing the academic teaching and research missions of the health care system.    

Key qualifications for the successful candidate include board certification by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties, substantial clinical and administrative experience in a tertiary care academic medical setting such as leading a major program or department, and academic credentials to qualify for appointment at the associate or full professor level at the University of Minnesota Medical School.  The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills; an ability to work  collaboratively with all of the health care system’s customers and stakeholders; an ability to build and work effectively within teams; commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion along with a visionary commitment to the VA’s mission.   Prior clinical and administrative experience within the VA is invaluable and strongly preferred.

Please send letter of inquiry and a CV to Yolanda M Young, Human Resource Specialist, at

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