The physician is responsible for all aspects of the administrative and oversight duties for the Geriatrics and Extended Care Service line. He/she will have supervisory capacity over the Medical Directors for the different programs within GEC, along with any additional physicians or physician assistants who do not report to a Medical Director. He/she will work with the Nurse Manager to ensure compliance. The physician will provide coverage for the physicians in any of the GEC programs.
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.