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Physician Gec Job in BEDFORD, MA

Physician Gec Job in BEDFORD, MA

Vacancy No. UL-17-JM-1918130-BU-OCA Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $225,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/28/2017 Close Date 8/28/2017
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Physician (GEC)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Bedford, MA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 2/28/2017

Closes Monday 8/28/2017

  • Salary Range
    $101,967.00 to $225,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1918130

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Geriatrics and Extended Care at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, MA, is seeking to hire a qualified Geriatrician for the Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit and Community Living Center (Nursing Home).

The Geriatric and Extended Care service line is responsible for the care of the veterans in a broad based geriatric program, in collaboration with Primary Care, Mental Health and Home Based Primary Care.

The Bedford VA is affiliated with Boston University School of Medicine and serves as a geriatric training site for the geriatric fellows, family practice residents, psychiatry interns as well as Lahey Clinic Medical Center internal medicine residents.

The Geriatrician is expected to participate in the training and educational activities at the department. Academic appointments and research opportunities will be available to qualified applicants.

The Bedford VA is located 15 miles outside of Boston and is home to veterans in the largest Community living Center in the VA. Specialized programs include units for Hospice, Gero Psychiatry and advanced dementia. There are several research centers including Geriatric Research and Evaluation Clinical Center (GRECC) Health Services Center of Innovation and Mental Illness Research Evaluation Clinical Center (MIRECC).

Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.

This announcement establishes a open continuous announcement of eligible applicants to be considered for this position. The What To Expect Next area of the announcement provides additional information on the referral process for this type of announcement.


This position is located in the Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) Service of Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial (ENRM) VA Hospital in Bedford, Massachusetts. The GEC service line is responsible for the care of the Veterans in a broad based geriatric program, in collaboration with Primary Care, Mental Health, and Home Based Primary Care (HBPC). The incumbent will function as a Physician (Geriatrician) for the Community Living Center and Geriatric Evaluation Management Unit whose key functions will be providing medical diagnoses, work ups and treatments within the scope of knowledge, privileges and patient needs. The duties of the position include but are not limited to:

  • provides medical diagnoses, work ups and treatments;
  • transfers patients to Acute Level of hospital care, Psychiatry or Extended Care, or to other Medical Centers, as appropriate;
  • completes minor procedures to include incisions and drainage, debridement, suturing, and ear/eye irrigation;
  • collaborates with Associate Chief of Staff GEC in Performance Improvement activities,
  • provides Medical Officer of the Day (MOD) and medical on-call coverage as assigned and,
  • makes provisions for, and coordinates care of dying patients, including but not limited to, advance preferences, management of pain, bereavement counseling and management of physical problems.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00am-4:30pm

Functional Statement Title/#: Physician

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Bedford Staffing
Phone: (781)687-3882


200 Springs Road

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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