Job ID: 289531015  |  Last Updated: 11/28/2017

Supervisory Physician - Associate Chief of Staff for Research & Development with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Detroit, MI

Detroit VA Medical Center
Detroit, MI
Applicant Contact
Elizabeth Brown
HR Specialist
(313) 576-1000
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

The John D. Dingell (Detroit) VAMC serves as a major Wayne State University School of Medicine site for pre-and post-graduate education in medicine, surgery and psychiatry. Over 1,900 employees provide dedicated service to Veterans from throughout southeastern Michigan. We are located in the heart of Detroit's cultural and medical center that includes museums, seven hospitals, and Wayne State University.
The John D. Dingell VAMC is recruiting for a qualified M.D. to be the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for the Research & Development (R&D) Service. The ACOS/R&D has senior leadership responsibility for all administrative and budgetary operations of the R&D Service and for the supervision and evaluation of Service personnel and will report directly to the Chief of Staff. It is preferable that the candidate have a track record of receiving peer-reviewed grant funding from a national program such as VA MERIT and/or National Institutes of Health. The Department currently has 13 funded investigators, including two Senior Research Career Scientists and three Research Career Scientists and rank 7th in the nation with regard to the number of these scientists.
*Responsible for the oversight of all basic, translational, and clinical research-related activities including the Research Safety and Security Program, the Human Research Protection Program, and the Animal Care and Use Program

*Responsible for assuring the continuing high quality of the facility's R&D program and the planning and development of the broad objectives of the program so that it supports the patient care mission of Department of Veterans Affairs and the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

*Responsible for compliance with both VISN and Central Office (CO) mandated research policies including those issued by the Office of Research and Development (ORD) and the Office of Research Oversight (ORO)

*Promotes effective communication and working relationships between the facility and its affiliates so adherence to the requirements of the affiliation agreements can be met by all involved parties.

*Integrates the needs of the affiliation relationship with the research and patient care needs at the facility; maintains accurate utilization of manpower, space, equipment data, and cost data; and performs administrative and personnel management functions relative to staff supervised

Employer Profile

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), under the Department of Veterans Affairs, serves the needs of America's Veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services. To accomplish this mission, VHA strives to be a comprehensive, integrated health care system that provides excellence in health care value, excellence in service as defined by its customers, and excellence in education and research. Join VA -The Best Care-The Best Careers.

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