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Location:
WEST HAVEN, CT
Date:
08/21/2017
2017-08-212017-09-19
Job Code:
VHA-689-17-TWGI-1993127
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Physician Geriatrics Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Physician Geriatrics Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Vacancy No. VHA-689-17-TWGI-1993127 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $225,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/3/2017 Close Date 8/24/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
WEST HAVEN, CT

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-03 to 2017-08-24

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $225,000 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

  • Series

    0602 Medical Officer

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number

    VHA-689-17-TWGI-1993127

  • Control number

    475907100

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):  1993127

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?

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions 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 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/

VA Connecticut Healthcare System was officially formed in 1995. We serve veterans in Connecticut and southern New England. The West Haven facility is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology and a renowned research program. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary, acute, tertiary and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. Newington is an ambulatory care center that provides primary and specialty care. In addition to our main campuses, we operate six community-based primary care centers throughout the state.

Duties

The Medical Director for the Home and Community Based Program (HBPC) at VACT Health Care System is the senior clinical in charge of the program and is responsible for the overall medical care delivered by the HBPC team. The Medical Director reports directly to the Manager of Geriatrics & Extended Care.  The incumbent works in collaboration with the HBPC Program Director to meet al requirements of the HBPC program.  The incumbent is expected to qualify for a faculty appointment and be involved in academic activities with affiliated Medical Schools. The incumbent is also responsible for meeting home care accreditation standards, including, but not limited to VHA and The Joint Commission standards for home care.  Duties include but are not limited to:

· Develop and monitor the HBPC performance improvement plan

· Select HBPC team members

· Monitor appropriateness of care provided to patients enrolled in the HBPC Program

· Visit the HBPC patients at their home

· Arrange physician and LIP coverage and communicate the plan coverage to the HBPC team

· Provide direct assessment, evaluation, and care to HBPC enrolled veterans

· Plan and direct the educational and clinical experience of medical students, residents and fellows assigned to the HBPC programs;

· Advocate for HPBC with VHA leadership and the medical community;

· Assuming primary medical responsibility for all HBPC patents

· Works with an interdisciplinary team managing the care of chronically ill home-bound patients

· Provide care in collaboration with nurse practitioners on an innovative extended care unit with a mix of sub-acute, long term care, hospice/palliative care and respite patients

· Providing medical and administrative oversight including review and approval of documentation requiring physician's signature for the HBPC patients.

Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm

Functional Statement Title: HBPC Medical Director, MD

Supervisory Status

Yes

Travel Required

  • 75% or Greater
  • Position requires regular travel to and from Veteran’s homes. Travel is also required to and from West Haven and Newington campuses and may require travel to CBOC’s as well.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

GULAID ISMAIL
Phone: (203)932-5711x2795

Address

VHA Connecticut HCS
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven
CT

Fax: (203)937-4740

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


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