This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Birmingham VA Medical Center (BVAMC) is seeking a Board Eligible or Board Certified Geriatrician for the position part-time physician (25 hours per week) for our Geriatrics Section, under Medicine Service. The duties of this physician will include a variety of inpatient and outpatient consultative services, including inpatient geriatric consultation, outpatient comprehensive geriatric assessment consultation, and dementia specific consultative care in addition to providing caregiver support and assisting the Geriatrics Section Chief to develop and disseminate programs to address cognitive care across the health care system. The incumbent will work collaboratively with the Medicine Service in promoting high quality clinical programs, research and education. He or she will provide a full range of clinical services to a multifaceted geriatric patient population consisting of patients with complex diseases referred throughout the state of Alabama. In addition, he or she will provide preventive and acute care management and follow-up. Work Schedule: 5 hours per day, Tuesday through Saturday - Tour to be discussed during interview Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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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.