CLC Medical Director

Department of Veterans Affairs
San Francisco, California
Closing date
Nov 10, 2023

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Full Time
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The San Francisco VA is seeking dynamic leaders to fill our role as The Community Living Center (CLC) Medical Director.

The CLC Medical Director serves as a key member of the CLC leadership team providing direction on strategic goals and vision, making leadership decisions regarding the clinical well-being of the CLC residents and leading the interdisciplinary team of care providers. The medical director oversees and coordinates management of interprofessional staff providing care to veterans with complex chronic diseases and mental illness who reside at the CLC. This physician plays a leading role within the leadership team in helping to identify and address the effects of racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia, trans-phobia, ableism and other forms of discrimination on the health and well-being of veterans in the CLC and of CLC staff.

As a physician, the CLC Medical Director also provides primary care to CLC Veterans that includes assessment of patients, identification of medical problems, direction of medical management, participation in the development of individual plans of care during interprofessional care plan meetings, and determination of the need for other subspecialty services. This also includes end of life care.

The CLC Medical Director is expected to be a geriatric medicine expert with knowledge and practice experience in geriatric medicine and palliative care, dementia care, mental health illness management, rehabilitation, transitions of care, and healthcare systems navigation.

The CLC Medical Director leads and participates in quality improvement projects within the CLC and engages in SFVAMC committees, such as Infection Control, Transitions Referral and Coordination Team, Flu Campaign, P&T committee, National CLC calls, and other National efforts (e.g., CONCERT).

Serves as a consultant, collaborator, and contributor to the CLC interdisciplinary team and program.

The CLC Medical Director is a key member of the CLC leadership team responsible for CLC operations.

The CLC Medical Director is a supervisory position that supervises the Inpatient Subacute Rehabilitation Unit (ISRU) Medical Director, the CLC physicians and the CLC Recreation Therapy (RT) Supervisor.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay based on training, experience, and local labor market
  • Relocation
  • Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year
  • Guaranteed salary increases
  • Licensure: 1 full & unrestricted active U.S. license
  • CME: $1,000/year and 5 days of paid absences for CME courses
  • Malpractice: VHA physicians are covered under federal tort laws
  • No employment contracts, noncompete clauses, or restrictive covenants
  • 26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time; 11 paid federal holidays; 15 days military
  • Federal Retirement Plan
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match
  • Health Insurance (Dental & Vision supplemental insurance available)
  • Life Insurance
  • Nationwide Mobility Relocate without loss of benefits, vacation, or pay
  • Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP),a student loan payment reimbursement program up to $200,000


  • Medical license or ability to become licensed in the State of California
  • Graduate of accredited MD or DO program
  • Board Certification/Board Eligibility in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Board Certification in Geriatric Medicine preferable

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your start date. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement using the reasonable accommodation process.

To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further

Please forward copy of your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Jason Tafoya VA Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ or call/text (925) 270-6574

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