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Geriatrician opportunity Federal Staff position Veterans Administration (9683)

STG International Inc

Last Updated: 12/11/18

Job Description

STG International is recruiting a full-time Physician for the Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) clinic.
This is a rewarding Federal staff position, not a contract.

GEM is a specialized program by an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals for a targeted group of predominantly older patients and others with medical complexity.
Inclusionary patient criteria:
Multiple medical, functional, or psychosocial problems who could benefit from an interdisciplinary team approach or
One or more “geriatric syndromes” ie; dementia, delirium, functional decline, urinary incontinence, polypharmacy, elder abuse, unsteady gait or falls, malnutrition or depression.


The goal of the GEM program is to identify, assess, and address, in an interdisciplinary manner, the biopsychosocial status of severely disabled and frail older persons at risk for further decline and institutional placement, with the intention of optimizing their health, function, and ability to live with the greatest degree of independence suitable for their situation(s)

(1) Citizen of the United States
(2) Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
a) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
b) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Hematology Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
c) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
(3) Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia
(4) Board certified or eligible in the applicable specialty based on VAMC need
(5) Completion of an accredited residency in the appropriate specialty based on VAMC need
(6) Proficient in spoken and written English as defined below:
a. The candidate’s primary and native written and spoken language is English.
b. The candidate has completed a combination of 4 or more years of education and/or experience as follows: 1) Education in this country or in any school in which the basic curriculum is conducted in English, which may include any time spent in graduate and postgraduate training. (2) Successful work experience in a health care facility in which the primary written and spoken language is English and in which the individual is required to communicate in English.
c. For physicians, any of the following additional criteria may be considered as qualifying for English language proficiency:
(7) Graduation from a medical school accredited by the LCME (Liaison Committee on Medical Education), as listed in the current Association of American Medical Colleges’ Directory.
(8) Graduation from a foreign medical school whose curriculum was taught and examined in English.
(9) United States citizenship by birth and graduation from a foreign medical school.
(10) Certification by the ECFMG (Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates) with a certificate dated 1976 or later.
(11) Successful completion of the VQE (Visa Qualifying Examination).
(12) Certification by an American Specialty Board. An American Specialty Board includes the 24 Member Boards of the American Boards of Medical Specialties.

STG International, Inc (STGi) is a workforce solutions company providing comprehensive healthcare delivery, Head Start and management consulting services and human capital solutions help our clients. Our services and solutions help our clients sustain and enhance their operations to better accomplish their mission.
(1) Citizen of the United States
(2) Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
a) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
b) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Hematology Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
c) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
(3) Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia
(4) Board certified or eligible in the applicable specialty based on VAMC need
(5) Completion of an accredited residency in the appropriate specialty based on VAMC need
(6) Proficient in spoken and written English as defined below:
a. The candidate’s primary and native written and spoken language is English.
b. The candidate has completed a combination of 4 or more years of education and/or experience as follows: 1) Education in this country or in any school in which the basic curriculum is conducted in English, which may include any time spent in graduate and postgraduate training. (2) Successful work experience in a health care facility in which the primary written and spoken language is English and in which the individual is required to communicate in English.
c. For physicians, any of the following additional criteria may be considered as qualifying for English language proficiency:
(7) Graduation from a medical school accredited by the LCME (Liaison Committee on Medical Education), as listed in the current Association of American Medical Colleges’ Directory.
(8) Graduation from a foreign medical school whose curriculum was taught and examined in English.
(9) United States citizenship by birth and graduation from a foreign medical school.
(10) Certification by the ECFMG (Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates) with a certificate dated 1976 or later.
(11) Successful completion of the VQE (Visa Qualifying Examination).
(12) Certification by an American Specialty Board. An American Specialty Board includes the 24 Member Boards of the American Boards of Medical Specialties.



Company Details


STG International Inc

Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, STG was founded in 1997 to provide high quality management and technical services to federal clients. Certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a woman-owned, minority business, STG is a financially sound organization poised for continued success, as is evidenced by the company's exponential growth in recent years. STG International, Inc. (STG) is a...