The Loma Linda VA has an opening for an energetic, driven, and compassionate Physician in healthcare to serve as a Geriatrician.
Facility Details: VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (VALLHCS) is actively recruiting to fill a Board Certified or Board Eligible Geriatrician to help care for our Veterans – America’s Heroes! 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 in the city! VA Loma Linda is among the VA Medical Centers in the Western U.S. and has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation.
Position Details: 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 or Board eligible in Geriatric Medicine, or Internal Medicine, is preferred.
Community Highlights: Spectacular Loma Linda, (Spanish for Beautiful Hill) CA., is nestled in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains. The city 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.
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