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Physician - Chief of Geriatrics and Extended Care

Company: USA Government
Location: Altoona
Posted on: December 2, 2018

Job Description:

The Chief, Geriatric and Extended Care supervises, evaluates, and advises approximately 12 FTEE while providing oversight for the Community Living Center, Home Based Primary Care, Geriatric Evaluation Program, Community Nursing Home/Community Residential Care/Adult Day Health Care Programs, Hospice and Palliative Care Program and Non-Institutional Care Program. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The incumbent effectively leads the clinical staff to achieve the services mission and goals. They are accountable and responsible to the Chief of Staff for the coordination of clinical activities, clinical staff, inpatient unit, and administrative oversight. The selectee will be providing administrative, clinical, and program leadership for the service to ensure achievement of the clinical and education goals for the Community Living Center (CLC), Home-based Primary Care (HBPC), and Community Care Home Services. The incumbent monitors and ensures medical staff compliance with agency regulations, medical staff bylaws, facility policies, Joint Commission (JC) standards, and other regulations. Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is primarily days shifts, Monday through Friday, and may include some extended clinic hours, as well as weekend coverage. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required A recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate. Travel Required Not required Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential 15 Job family (Series) 0602 Medical Officer Requirements Help Requirements Conditions of Employment United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy Designated and/or random drug testing required Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 You may be required to serve a probationary period Subject to a background/security investigation Must be proficient in written and spoken English Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process Must pass pre-employment physical examination Qualifications Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Completion of 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. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Previous experience in Geriatrics and supervisory experience.

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