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Geriatric Medicine Physician needed at VA Loma Linda!

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Loma Linda, California
Closing date
Dec 13, 2024

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Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Geriatric Physician position open in beautiful Loma Linda, CA!

The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (VALLHCS) is actively recruiting to fill a Board-Certified or
Board Eligible Geriatric Medicine Physician to staff our Community Living Center (CLC). Selected
candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment at Loma Linda University, & be involved with
education & teaching of medical students, residents & other providers. This exciting job opportunity
awaits you in our state-of-the-art VA facility. Loma Linda VAMC has been improving the health of the men
and women who have so proudly served our nation.

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases.
Paid Time Off: 55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid
Federal holidays per year and 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 (must be full-time with board certification).
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.

Salary: $265,000-$275,000 per year.

The physician will be responsible for delivering primary care within an Interdisciplinary Team model to a
diverse population of veterans who suffer from a variety of medical problems (e.g., dementia, delirium,
urinary incontinence, falls, wounds, COPD, CHF, diabetes mellitus, etc.). The duties will include the
evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic medical problems, the completion of physical
examinations, the initiation of consultations to specialty services, the ordering of diagnostic studies (e.g.,
laboratory tests, x-rays, electrocardiograms, etc.), the performance of health promotion and disease
prevention, providing education and counseling to veterans and their families, recommending diagnostic
and therapeutic treatment options (e.g., medications), and completing documentation in the medical
record in accordance with bylaws and rules and regulations of the Medical Staff.

Board certification in Geriatric Medicine, as well as Internal Medicine or Family Medicine, is
preferred.

The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is affiliated with multiple institutions, such as the Loma Linda
University School of Medicine. Therefore, the applicant, who is eligible to apply for a faculty appointment,
will teach and supervise house staff and medical students within the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System.
One of the missions of the VA is its dedication to health care education. As such, the VA Loma Linda
Healthcare System team strongly promotes and advocates this mission with a robust educational program with its affiliate(s).

The City of Loma Linda is a scenic community located within eyesight of the towering peaks of the San
Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains.

Loma Linda is located approximately 60 miles east of Los Angeles in San Bernardino County. While it is
near the highly developed job market of Los Angeles and Orange Counties, it does provide a small town
setting for your home, work or recreation. Adjacent to California's Interstate 10 freeway, Loma Linda is
freeway close to beaches, mountains and desert resorts.

At VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the
needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers.

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

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