Dayton VAMC - Medical Chief of Service

Department of Veterans Affairs
Dayton, Ohio
Closing date
Aug 27, 2024

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General Practice
Full Time
Position Type

Position Information 

The Dayton VA Medical Center is recruiting a full-time Chief of Medical Service. The Chief of Medical  Service is fully responsible to Chief of Staff (COS) and the Medical Center Director (MCD) for  Cardiology, Hospitalists, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Emergency Department, Gastroenterology,  Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Neurology, Pulmonology and Rheumatology  clinical services. The Dayton VA Medical Center is affiliated with Wright Patterson AFB Medical Center and eleven (11) other community hospitals. It is a Joint Commission accredited, 1c/high complexity, 356  bed teaching facility serving more than 45,000 Veterans in Western Ohio & Eastern Indiana. This  exciting job opportunity awaits you in modern, well-equipped, well-staffed VA facility located in an  affordable mid-western city. 

The Medical Chief of Service:  

  • Formulates and recommends plans for the comprehensive program of Cardiology, Hospitalists,  Dermatology, Endocrinology, Emergency Department, Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology,  Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Neurology, Pulmonology and Rheumatology care. 
  • Develops the requirements of staff, facilities, equipment, and supplies needed to carry forward  such an integrated program utilizing necessary review and controls. 
  • Appraises the effectiveness of Medical Service programs in meeting patient care requirements. 
  • Collaborates with other clinical service chiefs and the Chief of Staff to ensure that facility  programs reflect the mission and priorities of the VHA 
  • Monitors provider performance, adherence to professionalism standards ensures Medical Service  compliance with VHA regulations and professional standards and ethical conduct.  
  • Promotes the development of Medical Service health care professionals though counseling,  mentoring, teaching, and encouraging self-assessment. 

And much more!  

Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 – 4:30  

  • Must be U.S. Citizen  
  • Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.  •Board Certification  

Recruitment Incentive and Relocation Assistance may be available!  Community Information 

Dayton has just over 165,000 residents and is Ohio's sixth largest city. Dayton is a city rich in  inventive history, with more patents than any other town in the nation and the birthplace of 

aviation pioneers, the Wright brothers. Dayton is blessed with a beautiful park system, hundreds  of miles of bike paths, golf courses as well as canoeing, fishing and other outdoor activities.  Dayton has a nationally recognized art institute, a large air force base, a symphony, ballet  company and opera, as well as festivals and arts fairs year-round. Dayton is an easy drive to both  Cincinnati and Columbus which offer professional sports and the nationally known Ohio State  football team. 

Unique to the area is the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park, the Wright Brother's  bike shop and Carillon Park featuring an original model of the famous Wright B flyer-the  world’s first practical aircraft. The United States Air Force Museum located in Dayton is the  largest military aviation museum in the world with over 200 planes, missiles and exhibits on  display-and it’s free! For outdoor enthusiasts, there's Sycamore State Park, which offers fishing  and camping, or Five Rivers Metroparks with several locations throughout Dayton with miles of  jogging and walking trails.  

Benefits and Features 

The position offers a competitive salary based on education, training and experience and includes a full benefit package, student debt repayment, an annual CME stipend all designed to support a  high-quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. VA does this by  offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per  year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses.  Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with  premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and  additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and  Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal  Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social  Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)  which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching contributions.  

To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further 

Please forward copy of your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Jason Tafoya, VA National  Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ and to schedule a time to speak with me,  copy and paste the URL. ings/

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