The facility provides care to approximately 82,000 veterans in the midlands and upstate SC. CBOCs are located in Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg, Florence, Orangeburg, Sumter, and Rock Hill, and provide primary care, mental health, and telemedicine services. Dorn VAMC is affiliated with the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine and provides teaching services for students and residents. The WJB Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking a Physician to serve as the Chief of Medicine Service. The WJB Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is seeking an individual with clinical leadership and managerial skills to direct our Medicine Service. VA experience preferred. Dorn VA Medical Center, part of the VA Southeast Network (VISN 7), is a 204-bed facility, encompassing medical, surgical, psychiatric, and geriatric care. The medical center provides care to approximately 82,000 veterans in the midlands and upstate South Carolina. Community Based Outpatient Clinics are located in Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg, Florence, Orangeburg, Sumter, and Rock Hill, and provide primary care, mental health, and telemedicine services. Dorn VAMC is affiliated with the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine and provides teaching services for students and residents. USC is the state's flagship research university with Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, and an active Graduate School. This position requires a physician with at least two (2) years of management experience and Academic qualifications that would support consideration for a University Faculty appointment as an assistant professor (at minimum). The Chief of Medicine will assist in planning and development of our long-term strategic initiative to create "Centers of Excellence". Applicants who are board certified in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Medical subspecialty, Family Practice, or Geriatrics preferred. Qualified candidates should have experience and expertise in administering programs, clinics, staff, trainees, and research. The service chief will be responsible for oversight, direction, and development of outpatient and inpatient services at the Medical Center and joint program development with the USC School of Medicine. The successful candidate will qualify for a faculty appointment at the School of Medicine commensurate with training and experience. Position affords the opportunity to teach and for research. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - some occasions may require work outside of this core schedule as this is a 24/7 hospital facility. Subject to change based on agency needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Approved.
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.