Community Living Center Staff Geriatric Physician

Department of Veterans Affairs
Temple, Texas
Oct 12, 2020
Oct 12, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

The incumbent will be assigned to the Temple facility and serves as one of the site staff physicians in Geriatric and Extended Care Service (GEC). This duty will involve clinic rotations, Community Living Center rotations and performing call duties as required. The GEC service primarily treats veterans 65 years of age and older.

The Physician will provide the best possible care to our veterans to include primary medical care and treatment services within assigned areas and collaborate with midlevel practitioners as assigned. The provider will also provide prompt diagnostic assessment and evaluation, including full history and physical exam, appropriate labs, radiological imaging, consultations, documentation of the evaluation and appropriate coding for billing in progress notes, communication with admitting teams, and discharge planning on all patients.

  • 80 Bed Community Living Center
  • There is no call
  • Preferred Fellowship in Geriatrics
  • Minimum 2 years experience in short term stay care, skilled and rehabilitation needs in lieu of Fellowship
  • $221,000 to $243,000 annually
Annual Performance Bonus Up to $15,000

Things you may not know about VA:

  • VA often offers more time with patients and less time on administrative tasks
  • Our student loan repayment program pays up to 200K over a 5 year period if approved
  • We are known for our exceptional benefits to include matching retirement contributions
  • At VA you must only maintain 1 active, full, unrestricted license in any US state
  • We cover malpractice and tail coverage at no cost to you
  • VA does not require you to sign contracts and there are no restrictions on moonlighting

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