This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications will remain on file until October 12, 2022. A recruitment Incentive may be authorized for highly qualified candidates VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be authorized for highly qualified candidates 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 provider works as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to veterans. The physician is expected to demonstrate advanced competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of men and women patients, plan an active role in the multidisciplinary Patient Aligned Care Team, promote preventive health measures, manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel of patients and those patients assigned to other team members when circumstances require. Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention, including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examinations, and patient education to veterans in the Primary Care Team setting. Functions as an integral part of a Primary Care Patient Aligned Care Team to coordinate, facilitate, and provide patient care and services. Order and evaluate diagnostic tests as appropriate, recommend treatment and/or referral. Establish and coordinate a plan of care related to patients identified problems. Validate the effectiveness of previously implemented medical treatment. Record/document health appraisal information, clinical assessments, treatment decisions, plan of care, ongoing management and therapeutic outcomes. Recording will be accomplished using the electronic comprehensive patient record system (CPRS), and will be completed on the day of the encounter. Follow Performance Measure guidelines. Work efficiently with patients, families, members of the multidisciplinary team, and other facility staff. Work Schedule: M-F, days, may include some evenings, weekends, and holidays
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.