This position is for the Chief of Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) at the Salem VA Medical Center. The Chief of GEC oversees all matters related to the internal and external operations of the service ensuring that the network mission is met while operating in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policies and standards. The incumbent is a licensed, board-certified physician with advanced clinical experience as well as demonstrated administrative and leadership skills.
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.
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