The Deputy Clinical Director (Deputy CD) for Primary Care is responsible for assisting the Clinical Director for Primary Care in managing the activities of the Primary Care Division including all primary care services and the Women's Health Program. The Deputy CD assists the Clinical Director in ensuring excellent care is provided, that quality improvement and performance metrics are met, and that professional and administrative tasks are completed. Duties include but are not limited to: Serves as a consultant and advisor to subordinates, peers and administrators and provides day to day reporting to the Clinical Director. Supervises the delivery of virtual care in the division. Knowledge and experience in primary care, administrative/supervisory management, quality management, strategic planning, and evaluation of programs. Knowledge of the goals, objectives, and policies of the VHA, VISN 20, the VA Portland Healthcare System and the ability to communicate these. Skill in effective communication, both oral and written. Skill in interpersonal relationships, including conflict resolution and the ability to work collaboratively with supervisors from other services and departments. Ability to effectively supervise and manage professional staff, including evaluation of performance and conduct. Ability to gather and analyze data from multiple sources, including VSSC, eQMS, SHEP, and other pertinent resources. Ability to deal effectively with individuals or groups representing widely divergent backgrounds, interests, and points of view. Assist the Clinical Director in reviewing, recommending, and overseeing the credentialing and privileging primary care providers in accordance with VHA policy. Assist the Clinical Director in managing peer review across the division. Assist division leadership in management of clinic access and matrix development. Attend appropriate committees pertinent to clinical operations and quality and performance. Promote provider education and development by the delivery and organization of educational opportunities. Demonstrate a commitment to professional enrichment, merit promotion, equal employment opportunity, and positive labor relations as needed. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, varying tours from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment):: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
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