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Department of Veterans Affairs
Tampa, Florida
Closing date
Oct 30, 2024

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Full Time
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James A Haley Veterans’ Hospital is seeking a full-time Geriatrician to join our team at the beautiful James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital | VA Tampa Health Care | Veterans Affairs. Geriatrics and Extended Care Service (GECS) is looking for a Board-Certified Geriatrician, Supervisory Deputy Associate Chief of Staff (DepACOS) who will assist the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS/GECS) in providing leadership and direction for GECS staff and its programs, to include Geriatric Outpatient Clinics, Hospice & Palliative Care programs, Community Living Center, Community & Contract Nursing Home Services, Home Based Primary Care, and Home-Based Transitional Care.  DepACOS will supervise other GEC service physicians and non-physician providers, and oversee clinic scheduling, coverage, management, and provider productivity. Also covers the ACOS and/or other section chiefs during absences. Performance of other duties as assigned and as flexible as possible.


Must be a U.S. Citizen, Full and unrestricted license from any U.S. State

Board Certified in Geriatrics Medicine with up to 5 years of supervisory/leadership experience in health care setting.

Strong knowledge of geriatric medicine: Outpatient Clinics, Long Term Care, Home-Based Primary Care, Hospice & Palliative Care, other evidence-based geriatric practices.

Must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and good health of our Veterans.

Highlights of this opportunity:

  • Likely starting salary range: $300,000-$336,000K
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Federal Retirement Plan
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm (Evenings, weekends, and holidays administrative call may also be required. Subject to change based on facility needs).

Experience peace of mind knowing you and your family will be well cared for! #WorkatVA

To apply for the position please contact Dr. Tatjana Bulat – and Shelly Ingram –

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If you have any questions, please contact VA HR Staffing Specialist or 321-347-2013 EST to chat about this opening!

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