Chief of Geriatrics and Extended Care

Department of Veterans Affairs
West Haven, Connecticut
Closing date
Apr 25, 2023

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Full Time
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VA Connecticut Healthcare System
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

The VA Connecticut Healthcare System (VACHS) is seeking a full-time innovative and academically oriented Chief of Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) to oversees all administrative aspects of Geriatrics and Extended Care Service. He/she will have supervisory capacity over the Medical Directors for the different programs within GEC, along with any additional physicians or physician assistants who do not report to a Medical Director. He/she will work with the Nurse Manager to ensure compliance. The physician will provide coverage for the physicians in any of the GEC programs.

Incumbent will need to qualify for an academic appointment at Yale University School of Medicine to be selected. Minimum requirements include medical licensure and fellowship training in Geriatric Medicine. Board certification in Geriatric Medicine preferred but not required.

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program.  The selectee must meet eligibility requirements.

VA offers a physician’s comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards .  For more information on federal benefits visit: .

The VA Connecticut Healthcare System (VACHS) is an equal opportunity employer, and 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Please email your letter of interest and CV

VHA health care personnel (HCP) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to such accommodations as required by law (i.e., medical, religious or pregnancy). Additional information is available to applicants during the recruitment process.


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