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Associate Chief of Staff (Specialty Care)

Department of Veterans Affairs
Jackson, Mississippi
Closing date
Jun 4, 2025

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General Practice
Full Time
Position Type

Join our team serving America’s Veterans in the capital city of Mississippi and known as "The City with a Soul."

The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, Jackson, MS is seeking a full-time Physician - Associate Chief of Staff (Specialty Care), board certified or board eligible, to join our expanding clinical practice. We are fully committed to providing top quality medical care by serving and honoring America’s Veterans.

Candidate must possess MD/DO from an accredited institution, have completed residency training to board certification, and possess an active, current, unrestricted license in any U.S. State or territory.

Additional requirements:

  • Hands on clinical work, oversight, and administration of all aspects of the service, including an extensive research program and guidance and training for medical residents and other trainees.
  • ?Bases planning on patient and staff feedback and projected needs.
  • Plans the provision of services with a patient centered vision so as to enhance patient education and shared decision making.
  • Establishes a customer-oriented culture and promotes hiring of persons who fit that culture.
  • Actively identifies and encourages the implementation of best practices in customer service.
  • Breaks barriers that impede good service delivery.
  • Empowers staff to resolve problems and complaints independently at the lowest level.

Preferred Experience:
  • A minimum of three (3) years of Supervisor/Manager/Director/Chief or equivalent experience to lead, develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate clinical and administrative processes related to the medical care of Veterans.
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine or an Internal Medicine Specialty, Emergency Medicine, or Dermatology
  • Broad knowledge base with consult management.
  • An understanding of Medicine, Medicine subspecialties and ancillary services.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate (orally, telephonically, and written) with others effectively and appropriately, presenting. a professional image of the service and the VA.

Highlights of this opportunity:

  • Potential starting base salary range: $245,000-$300,000
  • Daily schedule: Monday-Friday 8am - 4:30 pm -- Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Paid Time Off: 50-55 days per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays, and possible 5 days paid for CME)
  • No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

VA offers an exceptional benefits package for physicians, including paid time off, affordable health, life, vision, dental, and long-term care insurance, up to 12 weeks of paid paternity/maternity leave, malpractice insurance that includes tail coverage, and more. Working for federal employers also allows you to apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness after 10 years of service.

Don’t miss the chance to join our team and serve those who have served us! #WorkAtVA

Jackson, MS, consist of eight colleges and universities, three community colleges, and 11 school districts. Also, numerous private schools covering pre-k through college are located throughout the metro area. The metro area has a good inventory of luxury homes and homes for first-time home buyers on the market. These homes are conveniently located for work, school, and play. Due to our long summers and mild winters, several recreational and leisure facilities provide great opportunities for indoor and outdoor activities. Some of the facilities include the Natchez Trace Parkway which is a historic route maintained by the National Park Service, challenging and scenic golf courses, Parham Bridges Tennis Center, H. B. Wolcott Park Tennis Center, Trustmark Stadium home to the Mississippi Braves, and the 33,000-acre Ross Barnett Reservoir. The Ross Barnett Reservoir provides opportunities for fishing, power boating, sailing, canoeing, water-skiing, hiking, biking, hunting and bird watching.

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