This is your opportunity for career growth and leadership development! The opportunity to serve as a Supervisory Physician at one of our Rural Health clinics includes working with a dynamic, collaborative, and engaged local leadership team to manage high quality & efficient health care on site.
At VA Northern California Health Care System, we stress the principles of servant leadership; the Supervisory Physician will benefit from training and gain experience in effective communication, data management, and process improvement for success on the front line. Managerial duties will include staff deployment & leave administration, human resources management & labor relations, professional practice review & evaluation, and planning & implementation around existing system imperatives. The Supervisory Physician will also have freedom and support to explore and develop or tailor new initiatives and projects to meet service performance metrics and/or health system strategic goals at their sites. The roll will afford regular mentorship and interaction with Service level & Executive Leadership, including daily huddling, recurring site and system wide meetings, and championship of one or more broad performance metrics. The Supervisory Physician will have a reduced clinical load commensurate with the size/complexity of the site and the number of staff reports. Additional reductions may be considered for additional skills and work in various areas of key interest such as whole-health deployment.
Eligible applicants must be able to provide comprehensive general primary care and comprehensive women s health care. Best Qualified candidates would have the following qualities:
- A history of successful prior leadership/management activities (or demonstrate informal leadership training, experience & skills) with the ability to inspire excellence, build teams, collaborate broadly, promote innovation, and be able to create & manage professional accountability on the front line.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills, as well as operational and facilitation skills are essential.
- Must have the ability to meet VA established performance measure goals and possess a thorough knowledge of the standards of the Veterans Health Administration and other accrediting bodies.
Candidates must: 1) be a US citizen or PRA (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with [38 U.S.C. 7407(a)]; 2) possess a current, full, unrestricted medical license in any state, and 3) board prepared/certified in Internal or Family Medicine, 4) have demonstrated leadership experience, and confirm vaccination for seasonal influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which are both requirements for all Health Care Personnel (HCP) employed by Department of Veterans Affairs.
Recruitment Incentive and Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) offering $200,000 over five years TAX FREE have been authorized
More About the Area:
The city of Chico embodies a combination of urban and rural assets that make it a destination place to live work and play. The universities and colleges make Chico a learning community with a rich culture and young spirit inspiring creativity and critical thinking. With an average of 172 days of sun, there is plenty of time to enjoy the area s beautiful natural setting with parks, rivers, and rural settings where you can hike, ski, boat, hunt and fish. Chico is an affordable place to raise your family without compromising on the factors important to your family. There is a strong school system, well-regarded medical community, and a high level of public safety. With a 12-minute average commute time, work is not something you go away to it s part of your lifestyle.