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Physician (Geriatric Section Chief)

Cleveland, OH, USA | USA Government

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    Government / Military
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    General Management
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Job Description:
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The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a full-time Geriatric Section Chief. The Section Chief will function in the Geriatric Section of Medicine Service.

This is an open-continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The Northeast Ohio Healthcare System seeks an outstanding full-time Section Chief who will be responsible for the overall medical care delivered by the Geriatrics Section.

Responsibilities focus on patient care and academic mentoring/supervision in a dynamic, growing ambulatory clinic that serves Northeast Ohio . This leadership position will also include academic or teaching responsibilities and a faculty appointment at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Candidates should be board-eligible or board -certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.

Work Schedule: Full time

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: May be available for highly qualified individual

U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

Designated and/or random drug testing required

Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

You may be required to serve a probationary period

Subject to a background/security investigation

Must be proficient in written and spoken English

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

Must pass pre-employment physical examination


United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.

Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.

Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Physical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience: Candidates should be board-eligible or board-certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: The Physical Requirements of this position are concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and may include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies.


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