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. 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 The Staff Physician or PACT (Patient Aligned Care Team) Provider delivers direct patient care to Veterans in a clinical setting at the VA Roseburg Healthcare System in Roseburg, OR. Providers are Licensed Independent Practitioners (LIP's) highly skilled in the management of a patient's primary care needs or subspecialty evaluation and treatment. The Roseburg VA Healthcare System places great emphasis on the delivery and continuity of patient care. The Primary Care Staff Physician provides direct patient care to the Veteran population full time and works as a member of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT). A PACT Team is patient centered, interdisciplinary in nature, and comprised of a nurse care manager (RN), a clinical associate (Licensed Practical Nurse or Medical Assistant/Health Tech), and a Medical Support Assistant (MSA). The PACT Team is responsible for the longitudinal management of the patient. The Physician assesses the safety needs of patients, practices, promotes, and implements current safety policies and procedures, and improves environmental and operational safety as needed. The Provider identifies QI issues and participates in QI monitoring and in evaluation of clinical practice. The Provider utilizes QI findings to improve quality of care and provides leadership in adhering to and promoting practice based on current standards of clinical practice. If the appointment is for a designated Women's Health-Provider, per the needs of the facility, the successful completion of a VA Women's Health-mini residency may be required. Designated Women's Health-Providers have additional responsibilities. These additional duties are outlined in an addendum to their Primary Care functional statement. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.