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Physician - Chief, Health Professions Education

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Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Office of Academic Affiliations
Virtual, United States
17 days ago


Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Health Administration

VHA Central Office, Office of Academic Affiliations

 Physician – Chief, Health Professions Education

 To apply:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616780900

Open & closing dates:  10/07/2021 to 11/08/2021

Service:  Excepted

Pay scale & grade:  VM 15

Salary:  $130,000 to $235,000 per year     Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay)

Appointment type:  Permanent

Work schedule:  Full-time

Location:  1 vacancy in the following location:  Location Negotiable After Selection, United States

Relocation expenses reimbursed:  No

Telework eligible:  Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to:  The public - U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency:  All qualified candidates encouraged to apply. Open to U.S. Citizens but non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.

 This position is in the Office of Academic Affiliations (OAA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Central Office, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The incumbent serves as the Chief, Health Professions Education (HPE).

 This announcement will remain open until the November 8, 2021 closing date. This announcement has a cut-off date of October 21, 2021. Applications that are submitted after the cut-off date, October 21, 21021, may not receive consideration. Additional applicants received after the cut-off date will be referred in increments of 25 at managements request.

 The incumbent manages the operational, logistical and technical aspects of the clinical service lines in OAA, including both programmatic responsibilities for clinical training programs, as well as administrative responsibilities such as recruitment, employee performance assessment, employee professional development and succession planning. The Chief HPE assists the Deputy Chief Officer with responsibilities in such areas as policy development, relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders, and project design and management. The Chief, HPE reports to the Deputy Chief Officer and is the primary supervisor for the clinical service lines of OAA. Duties include, but are not limited to:

Providing the day-to-day supervision of the OAA clinical health professions education service lines: Medical and Dental Education, Associated Health Education, Nursing Education, and Advanced Fellowships.

  • Providing consultation with field stakeholders and providing advice regarding policy and operational educational issues.
  • Partnering with the Chief Financial Officer and Informatics Officer, the OAA Executive Officer, the Director of the Oversight and Compliance Unit, and the Director of the Medical Informatics Unit to develop and recommend strategic initiatives along with their associated budget and staffing impact.
  • Aligning the OAA portfolio to create and maintain sustainable workforce pipelines in high priority professions and disciplines.
  • Developing new strategies, alignments and partnerships that will serve VA education and clinical care in the future.
  • Evaluating current programs for alignment with VA goals, objectives and workforce needs and OAA performance measures.
  • In collaboration with the Oversight and Compliance Unit, identifying and managing risks in the OAA portfolio.

Work schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, or as negotiated

Compressed/Flexible Schedule:  May be available

Telework:  May be available

Recruitment Incentive:  May be authorized

PCS Expenses:  Not authorized

Financial Disclosure Report:  Not required

Designated Drug-Testing Position:  Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.

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 off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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

Travel Required:  Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position.

Supervisory status:  Yes

Promotion Potential:  None


You must visit the USAJOBS website for job requirements and qualifications, and to apply for the position.  All resumes MUST be received through USAJOBS.gov.

To apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616780900 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59202350
  • Location:
    Virtual, United States
  • Company Name: Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Office of Academic Affiliations
  • Position Title: Physician - Chief, Health Professions Education
  • Sector: Government
  • Discipline: Academic / Research
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Board Certified
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
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