Physician (Geri-Pact Clinic Medical Director)
Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The Geri-PACT Program Medical Director is a physician who is
responsible for the overall medical care delivered by the Geri-PACT
Team in the Memphis VA Medical Center with outpatient experience
and geriatrics qualifications required. These qualifications
include experience and training in the care of frail, elderly
patients, and American board certification in Geriatric
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Duties include but are not limited to:
- He/she is responsible for overall clinical supervision and
management of patients in the Geri-PACT Program.
- He/she is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of
medical systems to deliver quality health care for the Geri-PACT
patients, which includes performance improvement activities
- Monitors appropriateness of care provided to patients in the
- Coordinates the educational and clinical experience of medical
students, residents, and fellows assigned to the Geri-PACT
- The Medical Director of Geri-PACT serves as a Staff Physician
within Geri-PACT clinic
- Serves as Staff Physician with affiliated Geri-PACT programs
including Memory Clinic and the Falls reduction clinic
- Provides comprehensive care for our veteran population such as
diagnosis, care, and treatment of assigned patients
- The incumbent will remain up to date with the latest medical
treatments and procedures
- The Medical Director for Geri-PACT, updates, monitors and
promotes compliance with VA regulations to include updates for
changes in applicable VA Memos, Directives, or Guidelines
- Responsible for collaborating with community home health and
hospice agencies as needed for GERI-PACT patients
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is
not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA
- Designated and/or random drug testing required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- 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
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination
Applicants pending the completion of educational or
certification/licensure requirements may be referred and
tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements
- 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
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
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: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds), moderate
carrying (15-44 pounds), reaching above shoulder, use of fingers,
walking (1 hour), standing (1 hour), near vision correctable to 13"
to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4, far vision correctable in one eye to
20/20, hearing (aid permitted), emotional/mental stability, working
inside and outside, working closely with others, working alone,
working with hands in water, protracted or irregular hours of work,
slippery or uneven walking surfaces.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities,
schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal
employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/.
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification
requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency
with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
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