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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide

Northport, NY



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Chief Geriatrician Opportunity on Long Island, NY

Northport, New York

Full Time

The Northport, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting for an Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for our Geriatrics and Extended Care Services.

You will serve as the executive expert for Geriatric and Extended Care programs throughout the Medical Center, including Community and Home Based programs. The ACOS for Geriatrics and Extended Care has programmatic responsibility for planning, developing, and directing the administrative and operational activities for the Geriatrics and Extended Care programs within the Medical Center. This physician is the Medical Director of the Community Living Centers and has oversight for the Hospital Based Home Care Program, Adult Day Health Care, Respite, Palliative Care, Contract Homemaker, Home Health Aide and other programs that fall within the purview of Extended Care.

You will provide core leadership encompassing all aspects of the Geriatrics and Extended Care, including the Community Living Centers, outpatient Geriatric and Palliative Care clinics and home and community based programs. You will maintain an active clinical workload through inpatient and outpatient direct patient care.

The ACOS oversees the training provided to the medical students, residents and fellows within Geriatrics and Extended Care. He/She will encourage continuing education to promote ongoing professional competence of the Geriatrics and Extended Care staff and facilitate interdisciplinary team development involving other services. You will work very close with the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the State University of Stony Brook and other academic affiliates.


Current board certification in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and or Palliative Medicine. Geriatric certification highly preferred

. Minimum of five years

of experience in executive leadership/management experience in complex setting.

We offer:

•Competitive Pay

•Annual performance bonus up to an additional 7.5% of pay

•Guaranteed salary increases

•Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm, M-F

•Licensure: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility

•CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement

•Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided

•No Physician Employment Contract

•26 Days paid vacation

•13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over

•10 Federal holidays with pay

•Possible 5 Days paid Authorized Absence to attend CME

•Federal Retirement Plan

•Separate 401K with partial agency match

•Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance

•Nationwide Mobility

VA physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Plus, VA offers an unparalleled variety of practice options in research, academia, and administration. Enjoy a superb quality of life. VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance through predictable scheduling, reduced paperwork, the elimination of billing hassles, and lifting the burden of liability coverage.

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The Veterans Health Administration is home to the United States’ largest integrated health care system consisting of 152 medical centers, nearly 1,400 community-based outpatient clinics, community living centers, Vet Centers and Domiciliaries. Together these health care facilities and the more than 53,000 independent licensed health care practitioners who work within them provide comprehensive care to more than 8.3 million* Veterans each year.

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