CEO/Medical Center Director Opportunity in Tropical San Juan, Puerto Rico - Serve Those who Served!
US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, VA Caribbean Healthcare System
June 12, 2018
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Full Time - Experienced
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN) 8 VA Sunshine Network is seeking an experienced physician or dentist leader for our CEO/Medical Center Director (MCD)opportunity at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System (VACHS) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. VACHS provides services to a population of 150,000 Veterans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
In addition to our main facility in San Juan, we offer services in multispecialty clinics and community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC). These clinics are located in: Arecibo, Mayagüez, Guayama, Ponce, St. Croix, St. Thomas, Utuado,Ceiba, Comerio & Vieques.
In fiscal year 2017, VACHS had an annual budget of $657M, employed 3,600+ healthcare FTE (700+ RN and 300+ MD/DO), operated 402 total operating beds (280 hospital beds and 122 Community Living Center beds), conducted 1M+ outpatient visits, and had over 10K admissions with an average daily census of 317.
Approved for a recruitment/relocation incentive, relocation assistance and Appraised Value Offer (AVO).
VA Physicians and Dentists enjoy competitive salaries, annual performance bonuses, regular salary growth, and a very robust federal benefits package consisting of 49 days paid time off per year (26 days paid annual leave, 13 paid annual sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays), a Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) federal pension (5 years' vesting), a 401K type plan called the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) with up to 5% in employer contributions, federal health/life/dental/vision/long-term care insurance programs, etc.
Applications must be received before the recruitment period ends on 6/28/2018. VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or in the District of Columbia. The Physician must maintain a current registration to continue employment with the VA. Provide proof of this license in the application package
Demonstrated Leadership Ability
Additional Physician Requirements:
Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Approved residencies include those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or American Osteopathic Association, or other residences which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided appropriate professional training
Degree of doctor of medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of VA for the year in which the course of study was completed
Additional Dentist Requirements:
Residency or Comparable Experience: Completion of an approved residency program in general practice or specialty, or comparable experience as a dentist actively involved in treating medically compromised patients
Degree of Dentistry: Degree of doctor of dental surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistry. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 1234
About US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, VA Caribbean Healthcare System
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.