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Clinical Director

Department of Veterans Affairs
Lufkin, Texas
Closing date
Jul 18, 2024

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Internal Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Veterans Affairs Houston Healthcare System is seeking a full-time Clinical Director to join our team in Lufkin, TX. The Clinical Director will oversee the community-based clinic and perform 40% clinical and 60% administrative duties. The candidate will facilitate the delivery of primary, acute and chronic health care to our veterans. The physician will exercise medical decision-making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. The physician will be involved in direct patient care, patient and family teaching, staff education and multidisciplinary consultations and collaborations. In this role, the physician will also participate in educating PA and NP students, residents, medical students, and interns. In addition, the physician will supervise mid-level practitioners. The ideal candidate will exhibit leadership in initiating changes in patient care programs based on current concepts and findings from research and/or studies.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:30pm with rotating day off; Includes extended hours and some Saturdays.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (*If no qualified U.S. Citizen is found, will consider non- citizen candidates*)
  • Full and unrestricted license from any U.S. State
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible (Preferred)
  • Possess a focus on quality rather than volume
  • Must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and good health of our Veterans

We offer:

  • $230-250K
  • Relocation/Recruitment Incentive
  • Assistance with payment of outstanding medical school loans up to $200K over 5 years, if approved! Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP)
  • CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement; 5 Days paid CME absence
  • Malpractice: Liability protection
  • 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
  • Federal Retirement Plan
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

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