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Physician Geriatrician Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Physician Geriatrician Job in SIOUX FALLS, SD

Vacancy No. SU-16-EBE-1785592-BU-SR Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,957.00 to $215,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/24/2016 Close Date 2/23/2017
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Physician (Geriatrician)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Sioux Falls, SD
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Wednesday 8/24/2016

Closes Thursday 2/23/2017

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $215,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1785592

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?

At the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS), we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. In return for your commitment to quality health care for our nation's Veterans, VA offers an incomparable benefits package. Located in southeast South Dakota, Sioux Falls is a family-oriented community with no state income tax. The SFVAHCS is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care service, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and transitional care. The SFVAHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN 23), which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.

As a VA physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.  VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

The procedures outlined in AFGE Master Agreement, Article 23, Section 8 will be followed. First consideration will be given to current Sioux Falls VAHCS employees.

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program.  Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.  


The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is recruiting for an experienced Geriatrician. The candidate will have significant accomplishments in clinical practice, educational activities, research or administration which clearly distinguish the physician as having the highest professional qualifications.  Assignment to other areas within the service line, Medical Center or CBOC's may be required.  Come join our Geriatrics Program, a group of dedicated, hard-working physicians and Physician Assistant's caring for veterans in the Community Living Center (CLC) located in Sioux Falls, SD.  Our CLC is composed of two units, currently staffed for 58 beds, comprising skilled care, short-stay, long-stay, dementia care, and hospice care.  Major duties include but are not limited to:

  • Care of Veterans in the CLC.
  • Discharge Veteran patients.
  • Lead staff meetings.
  • Provide supervision for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.
  • Serve on the CLC screening committee and work closely with the consult liaison in coordinating admissions to CLC.
  • Participate in Home Based Primary Care home visits.
  • Educational opportunities with our Geriatric Fellowship program and internal medicine residents.
  • Administrative duties.

Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position includes days, nights, weekends, and holidays, rotating shifts.  More information about the tour of duty will be discussed in the interview.

Functional Statement Title/#: Physician

Throughout the duration of this vacancy announcement, applications that are received will be referred to the selecting official on a bi-weekly basis.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Community Based Outpatient Clinics within the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System. Home Based Primary Care visits in Veteran patients homes.

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Eric B. Earns
Phone: (605)336-3230x5985


Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Department of Veterans Affairs
2501 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls

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

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