The Alexandria VA Medical Center is seeking a highly qualified Physician to serve as the Associate Chief of Staff for the Medical/Geriatrics & Extended Care program. Major duties include, but are not limited to: -The ACOS, MED/GEC provides direct oversight to the following clinical areas: Inpatient Medicine, Compensation & Pension, Geriatric and Extended Care, and Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC). -Provide hands on direct patient care, clinical work, oversight, and administration of all aspects of the service. -Serve as the primary medical provider for the HBPC and chronic pain management panel of Veterans. -Directly supervise hospitalists that provide in-patient care on our acute medicine unit. -Directly supervise geriatricians that provide in-patient care on our Community Living Center. -Directly supervise HBPC clinical providers. -The coordination and integration of interdepartmental and intradepartmental services. This includes but is not limited to monitoring, reporting, and acting on consult management. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Incentives: May be authorized for highly qualified candidates. Other important information: Pay: Competitive salary, may be eligible for annual performance bonus, typically eligible for regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year. 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) CME: Possible $1,000 per year stipend + possible 1 week paid authorized absence to attend. Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided. Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.