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 VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): A Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be approved for a highly qualified candidate. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): 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. EDRP Authorized: Contact Stacy Hermann at Stacy.Hermann@va.gov or Taia Henderson at Taia.Henderson@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinators, for questions/assistance. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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 major duties of the position include, but are not limited to: - Perform initial histories and physical examinations on outpatients. - Provide ongoing outpatient and inpatient care for assigned patients. - Screen outpatients to determine need for further care. - Prescribe medications within defined scope of practice. - Order diagnostic studies such as laboratory tests, x-rays, electrocardiograms (EKG's). - Review need for and order health promotion and disease prevention activities. - Initiate, respond to, and expedite request for consultations, special tests and studies. - Provide education and counseling of patients and families in preventive care, medical conditions, and use of prescribed treatments and drugs. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm; Compressed Schedule: Available, 7:00am - 5:30pm;
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