Chief of Staff Job in Lexington, Kentucky – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Chief of Staff – Lexington, Kentucky
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 559611
Start Date: 01/06/2022
End Date: 01/25/2022

Qualification Summary
Basic Requirements United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience
(1) Two or more years as a Chief of Staff, Healthcare Administrator, Healthcare Program Manager, or Health information Officer management experience with strong administrative and interpersonal skills.
(2) Lead the successful design and implementation of clinical protocols with demonstrated commitment to an interdisciplinary approach to care delivery.
(3) Skills in providing clinical interface with academic affiliates and other key stakeholders.
(4) Ability to collaborate, listen, and persuade others in executing strategic initiatives.
(5) Ability to coordinate a broad continuum of programs.
(6) Board Certification in a clinical specialty.
(7) Experience as a clinical service or section chief. The preferred candidate is expected to meet the VHA Core Competencies of Interpersonal Effectiveness, Customer Service, Systems Thinking, Flexibility, Creative Thinking, Organizational Stewardship, Personal Mastery, and Technical Competency. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Applicant must meet the physical standards established for this position. The physical requirements for this position may include the following tasks which may be performed intermittently: moderate lifting (15-44 lbs); moderate carrying (15-44 lbs); Reaching above shoulders; use of fingers; walking (up to 6 hours);Standing (up to 2 hours); Near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye to20/20 and 20/40 in the other; hearing aid permitted; mental and emotional stability required. Please see VA Directive and Handbook 5019 for more information.

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