The Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHCS) located in Montgomery/Tuskegee, AL is searching for a Board Certified Internal Medicine/ Family Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team as the ACOS for Ambulatory Care Service.
The ACOS is responsible and accountable for the overall service leadership, policy planning, budget, operations and performance of the service line at all sites to include Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC's) and Healthcare Centers to achieve quality healthcare and outcomes.
Performs clinical duties on a regular basis within delineated approved privileges.
Participates actively in delivering in-service training for medical center disciplines and services; in teaching of medical school residents and medical students; and in supporting an environment that promotes academic excellence and encourages continual learning.
Participates in interdisciplinary team activities provides cross coverage to other programs as needed to achieve optimum interdepartmental cooperation to assure that patient care is continuously improved.
Directs the continuous measurement and improvement of the quality of care provided by the service.
Plans, coordinates, and ensures high quality through utilization of multiple quality measurement tools.
Responsible for financial and human resource management.
Develops the annual strategic and budget plan consistent with guidance and goals from the Directors Office and/or Financial Management Service.
Develops and implements tracking methods to monitor the service's responsibilities.
Collaborates with other service chiefs in the development and execution of the overall Medical Center strategic and business plan.
Pans initiatives and develops programs in collaboration with other services to ensure coordination of service, reduction of redundancies, and enhancement of cost effectiveness.
Promotes clinical and operational efficiencies to enhance programs and services, e.g. reduction in length of stay and reduction in appointment wait times.
Participates in the Senior Medical Officer of the Day on-call rotation.
Performs other duties as required.
Work Hours: 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Salary Range: Up to $262,000 per year
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive is available for this position
Selected candidate may be eligible for student loan repayment through the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.
Montgomery is the capital city of the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Montgomery County. Named for Richard Montgomery, it stands beside the Alabama River, on the coastal Plain of the Gulf is Mexico. In the 2010 Census, Montgomery's population was 212,237. It is the second most populous city in Alabama, after Birmingham, and is the 115th most populous in the United States. The Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical Area's population in 2010 was estimated at 374,536; it is the fourth largest in the state and 136th among United States metropolitan areas.
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. To learn more visit: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/
If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to Samuel.firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sam Wright at 334-294-6130.
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About Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHCS)
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.