The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is seeking a Site Chief for the Geriatrics & Extended Care Service. The Site Chief will be responsible for leading interdisciplinary staff in providing quality resident-centered care in the Community Living Center. A RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED FOR A HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE. The Geriatric and Extended Care Site Chief will provide clinical and managerial oversight of Community Living Center, Hospice and Palliative care clinic and consults. The GEC service primarily treats veterans 65 years of age and older. He/she works with an interdisciplinary team and supervises primary care providers and case managers for a population of Geriatrics and Extended care Veterans residing in Central Texas VA. The Site Chief will plans, develops and maintains a comprehensive program to ensure compliance with applicable standards; ensure the best possible care to our veterans to include primary medical care and treatment services within assigned areas and collaborate with mid-level practitioners as assigned. He/she will participate in strategic planning and the establishing of short and long range goals and plans related to the Community Living Center Programs; coordinates with appropriate representatives from other service lines as needed to ensure appropriate referral and follow up for the Community Living Center residents that require medical specialty, psychiatric and diagnostic services. Serves as a faculty member and mentor to Fellows, residents and students assigned to the Geriatrics Extended Care. IF PATIENT NEEDS ARISE, THE INCUMBENT MAY BE REASSIGNED WITHIN THE CENTRAL TEXAS VETERANS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM. Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Monday through Friday) Selectee will be on call every 4 to 8 weeks Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.