The Chief of Staff develops and maintains accepted management practices throughout the clinical services; develops and presents the budgetary requirements of the clinical services; assists in the formulation of the annual budget program; and is fully responsible to the medical center director for programs of patient care and for the educational and research activities of the clinical services Reimbursement of Relocation Expenses: Authorized. Recruitment / Relocation Incentive: Authorized. The VA Butler Health Care System located in Butler, PA is seeking highly skilled individuals to provide high quality services to our nations Veterans. Since 1947, Butler VA has provided state-of-the-art healthcare services to the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. The main campus, located in the heart of Butler County, provides comprehensive care including primary, specialty, and mental health. Our Community Living Center provides short and long stay nursing home care and our Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Treatment program offers Veterans a chance to participate in a full range of rehabilitation services with a goal of successful reintegration back into the local community. In addition to our two campuses in Butler, we offer services in five community based outpatient clinics located in Armstrong, Southern Butler (Cranberry Township), Clarion, Lawrence, and Mercer Counties. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, got to www.vacareers.va.gov. Founded in 1800, Butler, PA is rich with industry and manufacturing heritage. Butler was voted 7th Best Small Town in America by Smithsonian Magazine boasting a delightfully divers county with plenty to do, from exploring museums and art galleries to enjoying the breathtaking scenery of our parks and rolling countryside. Home to Moraine State Park (the third largest park in PA) and Jennings Environmental Education Center (the only protected prairie ecosystem in PA) provide activities for every season, including: geocaching, horseback riding, boating, trail and mountain biking, camping, disc golfing, swimming, hiking, educational programs, fishing, and more. Cranberry Township (located 20 miles South of Butler and 20 miles North of Pittsburgh, PA) was voted Best Place to Raise Kids in PA by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. With Pittsburgh bring minutes away, you will have easy access to all it has to offer including world class medicine and education, museums, performing arts, professional sports, riverfront walking/biking trails, shopping, dining, and more! To explore more about Butler and all it has to offer, visit www.visitbutlercounty.com. As the physician executive, the COS is actively involved in the Butler VAMC's leadership and management of resources, organizational performance improvement, patient and employee satisfaction, environment of care, and strategic planning. Through persuasive and facilitative skills, influences the quality, access to, and effectiveness of all medical programs through either direct line leadership or collaborate relations with Service Chiefs. The COS promotes standards of clinical competence and conduct for staff which are maintained through compliance with the credentialing and privileging processes, monitoring and evaluation of clinical practice, peer review, and other appropriate quality assurance activities. Leadership -Monitors and ensures staff compliance with agency regulations, medical staff by-laws, rules and regulations, VA facility policies, Joint Commission standards and other appropriate regulations and creates an environment of system oriented quality improvement. -Ensures all Veterans receive high quality, efficient, timely, and appropriate care with the highest professional and ethical standards and quality of care. -Ensures the highest level of performance by medical staff members through appropriate delineation of clinical privileges, ongoing performance evaluations, orientation, and use of continuous quality improvement practices. -Completes performance evaluations of assigned service line managers and clinical service chiefs. -Responsible for standard of medical care and professional integration of services across service lines. -Responsible for driving a culture of improvement. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, day shift but additional hours may be needed for patient care needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.