This position is located in Temple, Texas. This provider will be assigned to the Geriatrics Section within Medical Service. Central Texas VA is recruiting a physician to work in Community Living Center (CLC) in Temple. The incumbent will also provide care to CLC residents admitted various medical and rehab reasons. The physician will also serve on admission screening team on rotating basis.
The incumbent will also provide care to hospice and palliative care (HPC) patients admitted to CLC units and, from time to time, provide HPC consultation to patients admitted to acute medicine/surgery units. The physician would be expected to staff geriatric clinic part of the time.
Successful candidate would be trained, and board eligible, in internal medicine or family medicine. Additional training in Geriatric and Hospice and Palliative is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with active board certification. Board certification in Geriatrics and HPC is highly desirable.