Geriatrics & Extended Care Physician Opportunity in Tacoma, Washington
VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS) is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time CLC Medicine Director with advanced training and/or experience in Geriatric Medicine preferred. This is an opportunity to join the Geriatrics & Extended Care Service Line in: on the American Lake Community Living Center (CLC); in the Outpatient setting with our Geriatric Patient-Aligned Care Team (GeriPACT), and; as a member of our Geriatric Medicine training/education program. This is an outstanding opportunity in the beautiful lakeside setting of the American Lake Division, where year-round recreation, entertainment, arts, and culture abound in a spectacular natural setting.
The goal of care is a fully engaged partnership between the Veteran and the health care team to achieve whole person care. The Veteran is the focus and most important member of the team and is invited to take an active role on the team in managing his or her health care. Within the team, there is an emphasis on prevention and health promotion to help the Veteran meet individualized health care goals. The CLC includes a wide range of both long and short stay treating specialties within continuing care, skilled nursing, rehab, restorative care, respite and Dementia Care. The GeriPACT focuses on care of medically complex, higher level management patients on the panel and patients experiencing acute exacerbations of the chronic conditions.
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must be B/E or B/C
- Must have full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in ANY U.S. State