Physician (GRECC Associate Director of Clinical Programs)
The Associate Director (AD) for Clinical Programs is responsible for the Clinical component of the GRECC. In this role, the Associate Director for Clinical Programs is responsible for: a) Collaborating with the GRECC AD for Research in identifying promising clinical research questions and support mechanisms for turning questions into feasible protocols; b) Collaborating with the GRECC AD for Education and Evaluation in instituting and conducting evaluation strategies targeting the clinical demonstrations; c) Assuming the leadership role in identifying, developing, conducting, and evaluating clinical demonstrations; d) Ensuring there are an adequate number of, sufficient variety of, and suitable supply of faculty resources for geriatrics and gerontology-focused clinical educational opportunities for GRECC trainees, geriatrics fellows, and medical residents working in GRECC programs; and e) Serving as an ex officio member of the GRECC Advisory Committee, at the discretion of the GRECC Director and Advisory Committee Chair.
Work Schedule:Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Financial Disclosure Report:Not required
You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
PCS/Relocation allowance is not authorized.Travel Required
Occasional travel - Occassional travel may be required as neededSupervisory status
- Job family (Series)
0602 Medical Officer
- U.S. Citizenship; 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
Conditions of Employment
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.
- 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.
Reference:VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements:Satisfactory physical examination as determined by the Employee Health Unit upon appointment only. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019 (http://vaww1.va.gov/ohrm/HRLibrary/Dir-Policy.htm ). Functional requirements include moderate lifting 15-44 lbs, moderate carrying 15-44 lbs, pushing up to 1 hour, walking and standing for 2-4 hours, reaching above shoulders, both hands and both legs required, use of fingers, use of rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, both eyes required, ability to read type written characters (correctable vision acceptable), ability to distinguish basic colors, ability to distinguish shades of colors, hearing (aid permitted), and mental and emotional stability.Education
Note:Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here:http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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