GERIATRICS AND HOSPICE/PALLIATIVE MEDICINE PHYSICIAN

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Posted
May 03, 2019
Closes
May 02, 2020
Ref
1986408
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Mission:  To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? 

Richmond VA Medical Center in Virginia is seeking a full time Geriatrics, Hospice & Palliative Medicine Physicians.  Richmond VA Medical Center is a tertiary referral facility with academic affiliation to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Richmond VA Medical Center has programs in geriatrics, HPM, dementia care, organ transplant, VAD/MCS, radiation-oncology, polytrauma, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, movement disorders, rural health, clinical and translational research.  These physicians will be involved in direct patient-family care in post-acute care, high risk peri-operative care, geriatrics, hospice & palliative care programs, Geriatrics or HPM fellowship.

Preferred Experience: Fellowship training in Geriatrics or HPM highly desirable. Recent experiences with post-acute care/geriatrics/HPM, Graduate Medical Education and interprofessional team education is desirable.  Board eligible candidate should obtain board certification at next available date. Basic boards should be in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.

Leadership: Highly qualified physician will be considered for leadership role.

 Academic appointment at VCU will be based on credentials and experience.

Work Schedule: Full Time with on call responsibilities shared with other physicians.

Community: Richmond VA Medical Center consists of a complex tertiary care healthcare facility with 349 operating beds and four outpatient clinics in Fredericksburg (2), Charlottesville and Emporia. These facilities provide some of the finest medical care and cutting-edge technology in central Virginia.  We are also a research and teaching hospital with an affiliation with nearby Virginia Commonwealth University providing a rich academic environment in virtually all specialties and subspecialties. Our Veteran population grows steadily at approximately 8% annually, and our efforts to grow and meet this demand are continuous. 

The City of Richmond and its surrounding counties is the place where history and modern living coincide to showcase the best of the north and south. From urban whitewater rafting to world-class museums, Richmond offers something for everyone. RVA, as the city is often called, possesses vibrant night life, exceptional shopping, and was voted one of the 50 best places to live in America by Men’s Journal. Virginia’s Capital City is without a doubt one of the hottest food scenes in the country, so come be a part of a budding city and a growing healthcare facility that delivers high-quality medical care to our nation’s Veterans each day.

For consideration, please look for our announcement on the USA Jobs website at:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531998200.

Applicant selected may be subject to drug testing. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities and physically-challenged persons are encouraged to apply.

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