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Chief Surgical Service Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Chief Surgical Service Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $125,000.00 to $400,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 12/21/2017 Close Date 9/30/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    12/21/2017 to 09/30/2018

  • Salary

    $125,000 to $400,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

    The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Huntington, WV; and Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.

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    The Chief, Surgery Service is a leadership position that is responsible for all aspects of Surgery/Anesthesia delivery and supervision of staff.
    The duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

    • Responsible for planning, organizing, developing, implementing, controlling and refining a comprehensive patient management/clinical support programs.
    • The incumbent provides services and technical counsel as necessary, promoting the development of professional staff within the service through coaching, mentoring, teaching, and encouraging self-assessment and self-improvement.
    • The Chief Surgery Service participates in top level decision and policy design that impacts patient care through collaboration with Medical Center administration, other service chiefs and interdepartmental Supervisors.
    • The incumbent is expected to maintain awareness of the broad functions of the medical center and medical center specific performance measures sufficient to actively support the Chief of Staff.
    • Monitors and ensures that Surgery/Anesthesia Service is in compliance with agency regulations, medical staff bylaws, facility policies, Joint Commission (JC) standards, and other regulations.
    • Assures that individuals with clinical privileges competently provide service within the scope privileges granted.
    • Serves on the Clinical Executive Committee and Chairs the Surgery Service Quality Assurance Committee.
    • Develops and implements policies and procedures; oversight of administrative and programmatic resources; and monitoring outcomes using data-driven quality assurance processes.
    • Utilize 25% of their time providing clinical services to Veterans withintheir specialty and privileges.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0602 Medical Officer

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/487203900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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