New Leadership Opportunity - Deputy Associate COS/Geriatric & Extended Care

Department of Veterans Affairs
Sacramento, California
Closing date
May 5, 2023

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Deputy Associate COS/ Geriatric & Extended Care

VA Northern California Health Care System

Sacramento, CA

To apply email Cover Letter and CV to VA Physician/Provider Recruiter:

Northern California has a lot to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of activities with close proximity to San Francisco, the world-famous wineries of Napa Valley, as well as the mountains and snow of Lake Tahoe. Sacramento is one of the best values in California with well-priced homes and offers family-friendly attractions, museums, parks and gardens as well as four-star restaurants, first-class hotels and cultural activities. If you’re interested in work/life balance, research or academics, you will find that working for the VA offers many benefits not to mention the great honor we have in serving our nation’s heroes.

VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) is seeking a Deputy Associate Chief of Staff (D-ACOS) for Geriatric and Extended Care (GEC) Service to join the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS/GEC), and Executive Leadership team, and leading efforts to provide clinical operations and administrative oversight in various geriatrics and extended care programs. GEC services are provided in a range of health care settings, such as subacute and long-term in-patient care, purchased home care, hospice and palliative care and community- and facility-based care. An academic appointment may be available for qualified candidates. Additional details on role/responsibilities may be provided upon inquiry.

Candidates must: 1) be a US citizen or PRA (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with [38 U.S.C. § 7407(a)]; 2) possess a current, full, unrestricted medical license in any state, 3) board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine, and board certified in Geriatric Medicine and/or Palliative Medicine, and 4) and confirm vaccination for seasonal influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which are both requirements for all Health Care Personnel (HCP) employed by Department of Veterans Affairs. Preferred experience: VA clinical and supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership skills is preferred.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Recruitment or Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position Eligible

More About the Area:

Sacramento, California is one of the most historic cities in California. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and American River, two hours between both San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains with access to exceptional wine in Napa and Sonoma. Known as America's Farm-to-Fork Capital, recognized for its cutting-edge cuisine, farm-fresh restaurants, and plentiful farmers' markets. Sacramento has many cultural and artistic events, live music, dining and the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Come see why this is the place to live, work and play!


VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

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