ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CLINICAL INNOVATION

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Posted
Oct 05, 2021
Closes
Oct 05, 2022
Ref
2117405
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

THE NEW ENGLAND GERIATRIC RESEARCH EDUCATION AND CLINICAL CENTER (GRECC)

The New England Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) is seeking a full-time physician who is an Academic Clinician dedicated to the care of older adults.

Responsibilities include working within a multidisciplinary leadership team, Identifying, developing, and securing support for conducting and evaluating clinical demonstration projects (CDPs), and stewarding innovative Age-Friendly Healthcare programs within the New England GRECC. This position is Monday – Friday and primarily located at the Jamaica Plain campus in Boston.

The New England GRECC is based at the VA Boston Healthcare System and the VA Bedford Healthcare System and supports care within the VA New England Healthcare (VISN 1). Eligible individuals must have a demonstrated history of prior grant funding for academic initiatives as well as leadership in quality improvement and/or clinical innovation. They must demonstrate a strong commitment to enhancing Veteran’s care and the ability to collaborate constructively within a large and dynamic healthcare system. Leadership experience in clinical research and/or geriatric education will also be highly valued.  

The position requires a M.D. with full, active, unrestricted license in any state, and Board Certification in Geriatrics or a related medical discipline.  U.S. Citizenship is required. 

The New England GRECC is affiliated with Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).  Credentials should allow for appointment as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor at Harvard Medical School or Boston University School of Medicine.

A Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized.

Compensation will be competitive with the major academic medical centers in the region. In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, we offer a generous leave and bene?ts package. For more information visit: www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance.

The VA Boston Healthcare System is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer/ All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Veterans and their family members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please email your letter of interest and CV to:  VABostonADCIGRECC@va.gov

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