The incumbent of this position will function as Medical Director, Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic
(CBOC), Toledo, OH. The incumbent serves as a member of the Ambulatory Care Management team and reports to
the Deputy Associate Chief of Staff (DACOS) of the CBOC.. Incumbent has direct line responsibility and authority for
managing the primary care aspects of the CBOC in Toledo.
Manages coordination for the continuum of care of the following clinical and administrative services: Nursing, Medical Support Assistants, and Provider staff to include physicians, nurses and Physician Assistants.
Serves as the clinics Patient Representative, one of the Contracting Officer Technical Representatives (COTR) and supervisor of the Clerical staff Supervisor.
Assumes responsibility for the daily operation of the clinic and ensure the effective utilization and coordination of all activities.
Participates in the development and implementation of long and short-range goals for the clinic.
Assumes the responsibility for the development and implementation of both long and short range goals for individual services at the Toledo CBOC), both administrative and clinical, and for ensuring that these individual service goals are integrated with the overall goals of the medical center.
Projects, monitors and coordinates staffing needs in all areas of the clinic.
Provides direction and assistance to supervisory personnel; participates in personnel selections; and provides a system of coordination and ensures cooperation between supervisors and management that is clinic based and technical clinical practice issues, which are medical center, based.
Resolves complex and difficult problems that pertain to the utilization of available resources, i.e., personnel space, funds, supplies and equipment and establishing priorities for the allocation of these resources based on program needs.
Coordinates clinic space allocations ensuring patient processing needs are a priority and staff utilization is achieved.
Possesses the attributes to deal with members of the professional staff and other clinic employees in such a manner as to gain the employees confidence, respect and cooperation in matters of official business.
To possess the responsibility to have a broad general knowledge of the organization of the Department of Veterans Affairs, including regulations, directives and policies, as well as that of the parent medical center.
Assures policies and procedures related to the administration and operation of the clinic are in compliance with the mission, goals and policies of the medical center as well as JCAHO and OSHA standards.
Oversees the continuing education and training needs of the provider staff.
Develops and coordinates training that improves the clinical skills and updates the proactive style of the providers in primary care clinic.
Responsible for implementation of and participation in medical studies and surveys regarding VAAAHS research and data gathering. He/she assures that the programs are in compliance with JCAHO, OSHA and VA regulations.
Assures that all employees attend appropriate training sessions and that documentation of that training is maintained.
Possess the ability to work on a parallel track with the Director of Primary Care of the VAAAHS as well as with CBOC Programs Manager/PI Coordinator to assure compliance with VHA and VAAAHS programs, e.g. JCAHO, Advanced Clinic Access, Customer Satisfaction.
Exercises fiscal management responsibility in developing the overall budget, in monitoring expenditures, and in reallocating funds based on shifting program needs.
Participates in every phase of administration of his/her service through cooperation with other healthcare system services and the medical administration in matters affecting patient care.
Develops a mechanism for keeping staff in his/her service up to date with ongoing performance measurements, assessments, outcome and activities. This may be accomplished through regularly scheduled with documentation on file that staff have been informed of these activities.
Preferred experience for this position would be residency trained and board certified in Internal Medicine. We are looking for a candidate with experience or training with the desired current technology. In addition, it is preferred that the candidate have teaching experience in the acute and ambulatory setting.
Preferred experience for this position would be residency trained and board certified in Internal Medicine. We are
looking for a candidate with experience or training with the desired current technology. In addition, it is preferred that the
candidate have teaching experience in the acute and ambulatory setting.
Work Schedule: Full-time 8 hour shifts, primarily days Monday through Friday with extended hours of evenings or
Saturday. Hours are not to exceed 40 hours per week.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Designated and/or random drug testing required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
Must pass pre-employment physical examination
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.
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: Residency trained and board certified in Internal Medicine. We are looking for a candidate with
experience or training with the desired current technology. In addition, it is preferred that the candidate have teaching
experience in the acute and ambulatory setting.
PHYSICIAN STAFF REQUIREMENTS:
Leadership/Manager Positions. Physician leadership and manager positions may be Chief of Staff, Directors (i.e.,
medical center and Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN)); selected positions in Central Office; Distinguished
Physicians; and Service Chiefs or Service Line Managers. Positions are approved for these levels based on the scope
and complexity of the assignment and the level of responsibility.
Service Chief or Line Manager. A Service Chief or Line Manager physician must demonstrate the following:
(a) Outstanding professional ability in the practice of medicine or a medical specialty;
(b) Ability to guide the development and implementation of programs within their respective domain. These programs
would include, but are not limited to medical practice, professional standards, personnel issues, quality and
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: This position requires the ability to ambulate throughout all areas of the clinic and sit for
long periods of time. Use of a personal computer is required. Occasional travel to the parent facility is required and