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Staff Physician Chief Of Staff Job in INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Staff Physician Chief Of Staff Job in INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Vacancy No. PHY-583-17-RB-1988574 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $400,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/2/2017 Close Date 9/4/2017
Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-02 to 2017-09-04

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $400,000 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Series

    0602 Medical Officer

  • Appointment type

    Excepted Service Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): T1988574

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?

About Indianapolis VA Medical Center: Provides acute inpatient medical, surgical, psychiatric, neurological, and rehabilitation care, as well as both primary and specialized outpatient services. Some noteworthy specialized services include comprehensive cardiac care, radiation oncology treatment and community based extended care. The medical center operates three Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC's) located in Bloomington, Indiana, Terre Haute, Indiana and Martinsville, IN. The more than 61,000 patients (3,700 women Veterans) treated by the Indianapolis VA Medical Center require over 657,000 outpatient visits and over 7,900 inpatient episodes of care yearly. Indianapolis VA Medical Center is a tertiary care medical facility with 229 authorized beds. For more information, please click on the link: http://www.indianapolis.va.gov/


This position will serve as the Chief of Staff at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center. The Chief of Staff (COS) is the chief medical officer at the facility. 

The COS reports to the Medical Center Director and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), collaborating with the Associate Director, the Associate Director for Patient Care Services, the Assistant Director and the Deputy COS.  In addition, the incumbent is an active participant at the VISN level and collaborates regularly with VISN 10 leadership which includes the VISN Network Director, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Quality Management Officer, and other VISN 10 officials.  The COS also regularly collaborates with other VISN 10 Chiefs of Staff.


1. The COS is responsible for the management and operation of all clinical programs and services offered in the medical center, including Ambulatory Care, Anesthesiology, Compensation and Pension, Dental, Medicine, Neurology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Research and Development (including the Health Sciences Research & Development [HSR&D] Center of Excellence), and Surgery Services. In addition, the COS has administrative responsibility for Credentialing and Privileging, Learning Resources, Quality Management, and Systems Redesign. 

2. The COS is responsible for the enforcement of the Medical Staff Bylaws and all associated attachments and rules. The incumbent promotes standards of clinical competence and conduct for clinical staff. The COS maintains standards through compliance with credentialing and privileging and the monitoring and evaluating of clinical practice and performance.

3. The COS works closely with the Associate COS for Research & Development and the Chief of HSR&D to foster the medical center's research program and to assist in meeting Research compliance guidelines. The incumbent serves as a member on the Research and Development Executive Committee

4. The COS will determine goals, priorities and direction for the clinical Services and ensure the implementation of local, VISN and national policies. The incumbent will conduct regular meetings to keep staff abreast of all clinical decisions, policies, procedures, goals, and priorities and will foster ethical decision-making. Emphasis will be placed on quality outcomes, patient satisfaction, and providing cost-effective/efficient services to the medical center's Veterans and customers.  

5. The COS serves as an active participant on many committees throughout the medical center, on the School of Medicine campus, in the community, and at the VISN and national level.  The following is a sample of the meetings:

·Leadership Council
·Clinical and Performance Board (Chair)
·Executive Committee of the Medical Staff (Chair)
·Peer Review Committee (Chair)  
·Professional Standards Board (Chair)
·Physician/Dentist Compensation Panel (Chair)
·Pharmacy Cost Containment Committee
·Research & Development Executive Committee
·Research Institute Board
·HSR&D Center of Excellence Steering Committee
·Patient Safety Committee
·Director's Staff Meeting
·Affiliation Partnership Council (Dean's Committee)
·Dean's Clinical Chairs meeting
·School of Medicine Executive Committee
·Indianapolis Patient Safety Coalition
·VISN 10 Health Systems Board
·VISN 10 Acute Care Committee
·Other VISN 10 or national committees as needed or requested

This position is predominantly administrative, but the incumbent will have up to15% of their time in a clinical role consistent with their training and specialty.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday

Functional Statement Title/#: Functional Statement/000000, Chief of Staff

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 10%

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized to a highly qualified candidate.

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Renea Bogan
Phone: (317)988-2879


VHA Indianapolis VAMC
Department of Veterans Affairs
Richard L Roudebush VAMC HRMS

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

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