Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Physician (Geriatrics & Extended Care, Service Line Manager) in Dublin, Georgia

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Dublin, GA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Friday 6/10/2016 (137 day(s) ago)

** Closes Saturday 12/31/2016 (67 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1726682**

Recruitment Relocation Expenses/Recruitment Incentive May Be authorized. PCS travel may also be authorized for transfers.

EDRP: The applicant selected for this position MAY BE eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program. Eligibility to apply does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Approval for EDRP awards are subject to the availability of funding.

Welcome to Dublin, "The Emerald City," and Laurens County, where small town southern charm and a determination to keep Dublin-Laurens County "Green and Growing" have combined to create a community rich in character and full of life.

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

As a VA professional physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

NOTE: Physicians employed by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are paid commensurate with education, experience and qualifications, using VA's market-based physician pay system. Candidate's education and experience will be reviewed by a Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

This position will remain open until filled applicants will be sent forward every two weeks to service line manager beginning 06/24/2016.


The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center is currently recruiting for a Physician with Board certification in Internal Medicine or Geriatrician with Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Geriatrics for Service Line Manager for Geriatrics and Extended Care Service (G&EC;). As such, the nature of the position requires strong equal leadership skills in administration and patient clinical-care; where clinical care intergrates quality of care and education. He/she will direct the patient care in the Community Living Centers and the non-instutitional community based programs under the G &EC; service. He/she will supervise all staff under the G &EC; Service Line which includes, Physical Medicine And Rehab, Chaplains, Dietitians and make sure that all personal issues are addressed appropriately and in a timely manner. Plan and submit budgets, monitor fiscal performance of the G &EC; service to provide clinical services to veterans in a fiscally responsible manner.Ensure appropriate coverage for patients. Provide specific guidelines for physician performance expectations. He/she will monitor staff and ensure all paperwork, education, training for providers are being met. Oversees recruiting process. He/She reports directly to COS and provides patient clinical care and planning in an interdisciplinary approach in collaboration with the COS, Associate Director of Patient/Nursing (ADPNS), and other health care professionals. Must maintain current BLS Basic Life Support and ACLS certificate at all times.

Work Schedule: Monday -Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Sometimes required to stay over

Functional Statement# G & EC Service Line Manager- Physician # F557430

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing , Background/security investigation
  • Board Certification Required
  • English Language Proficiency required.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or naturalized citizen
  • Must be proficient in spoken and written English
  • Must possess/maintain a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the U.S. or the District of Columbia.
  • Must possess a degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
  • Must be board certifiedin Internal medicine or Geriatrics.
  • Physical Requirements:Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy carrying (45 lbs and over): Straight pulling and pushing; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking and standing up to 8 hours; repeated bending; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; hearing aid permitted.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particular positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degree from schools accredited by accredit institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation by the following web site: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. 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.

Veterans' Preference:

When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit

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Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.


Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at .

Other Information

This position will be filled on a full-time permanent basis. Upon completing any required probationary period, the position will be permanent.

This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

Salary Range: $120,000.00 to $255,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: VM-0602-00/00

Promotion Potential: 00

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 441566400

Job Announcement Number: OA-16-JLH-1726682