This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) located in Tucson AZ serves over 171,000 Veterans located in eight counties in Southern Arizona and one county in Western New Mexico. SAVAHCS is a 295-bed hospital providing primary care and sub-specialty health care in numerous medical areas for eligible Veterans. SAVAHCS also provides our Veterans with quality care at our seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics located at Safford, Casa Grande, Sierra Vista, Yuma, Green Valley, Northwest and Southeast Tucson. SAVAHCS Primary Care Service is seeking a Supervisory Physician, Clinical Director for the VA Southeast Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). The VA Southeast Tucson Clinic is designed to deliver Primary Care Services to eligible veterans living in Southeast Tucson. The Clinical Director will report to the Chief of Primary Care Service or designee and will serve as the principle advisor in all professional, clinical, administrative, and quality performance matters. The duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following: Plan, implement, direct, and evaluate the activities of the CBOC, including requirements for staff, budget, equipment, and supplies. Conduct the programs through assistance of subordinates but is ultimately responsible for the success and the fulfillment of the overall vision and mission of the program. Conduct staff meetings and coordinate in-services/trainings for clinical employees. Supervise physician, mid-level practitioners and other health care providers as assigned. Direct the clinical work through subordinates to direct the employees and control the work within their units. Ensure performance measures and productivity standards for primary care are met. Collaborate with Nurse Manager, MSA Supervisor, and Administrative Officer to ensure necessary actions are taking to meet performance measures and productivity standards. Interview candidates for subordinate positions; recommend hiring, promotion, or reassignments. Lead a multi-disciplinary team of individuals who collectively take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients. Provide comprehensive and quality clinical care to a panel of adult patients, from young adult to elderly. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Compressed/Flexible Work Schedule: May be considered for highly qualified candidates. Telework: Occasional telework may be available depending on the current needs of the service. Virtual: Not authorized for this position. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be authorized for highly qualified candidates. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not authorized for this position. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for EDRP. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
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.