Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
January 27, 2020
Bath, New York
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The incumbent serves as Associate Chief of Staff for Psychiatry and Mental Health Services for the integrated health care system. This is a shared position, you will be required to travel between 3 sites on a regular basis - Canandaigua, Bath and Rochester, NY

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The VA Finger Lakes Health Care System is actively seeking a well-qualified psychiatrist with strong leadership and interpersonal skills to service as the Associate Chief of Staff for Psychiatry and Mental Health. The incumbent will report directly to the Chief of Staff and work with the Care Line Manager, Program Managers, Group Practice Manager and Associate Chief Nurse of Mental Health to advance a comprehensive patient
management/clinical support program. In addition to excellent leadership skills, the ideal candidate has strong working knowledge of VA performance measures and is proficient in the principles of System Redesign. The incumbent will call upon their experience in health care operations and planning to implement and promote efficient patient flow and timely access. As a change agent, the Associate Chief of Staff will promote innovation, inspire organizational excellence, and engage the work force. The incumbent will need to demonstrate knowledge of VHA and other accrediting bodies standards and regulations. The ideal candidate will bring leadership experience in integrating MH and Domiciliary Services, activating new clinic spaces, enhancing telehealth services, developing new clinical programs and strengthening academic relationships.
Physicians interested in maintaining part-time clinical practice and teaching are encouraged to apply.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized to a highly-qualified candidate.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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