Tele Critical Care Associate Medical Director -Physician
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 624585600
Under the direction of the West Tele-Critical Care Physician Director(TCCPD),the Tele-Critical Care Associate Physician Director(TCCAPD)is responsible for providing clinical and administrative oversight, direction and management of the West Tele-Critical Care Program, including developing best practice standards, quality assessment and reporting, quality improvement initiatives, monitoring Tele-Critical Care physician and program performance, developing, evaluating and reporting program metrics. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 12 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 The TCCAPD will interact closely on a daily basis with the West Tele-Critical Care leadership team, Tele-Critical Care physicians and nurses. The TCCAPD will have responsibility for oversight, ongoing competency evaluation and quality review for the Tele-Critical Care physician staff under the direction of the TCCPD. The TCCAPD may also interact with affiliated facility ICU directors and nurse managers and medical directors, and with bedside ICU nurses and physicians. In addition to the patients and families served by the Tele-Critical Care, the primary sites and their nursing and physician staff and trainees are Tele-Critical Care's primary "customers." Therefore, outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills are both essential for the TCCAPD position. The TCCAPD works closely with the West TCCPD and Nurse Manager, and solicits stakeholder input for programmatic development, direction, and achievement of common goals. Key stakeholders include Tele-Critical Care staff, affiliated ICU staff and facility leadership, the National Tele-Critical Care Program Office, HTM/biomedical and information technology personnel. Work Schedule: variable schedule
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.