The Muskogee VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time Physician (Primary Care - PACT). This is an open-continuous announcement and will remain open until December 31, 2021, or until the position is filled (if a selection is made and offer accepted, announcement will be closed). Qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official every two weeks from the opening date of the announcement. The physician will work as a member of the Primary Care Service at the Jack C Montgomery VA Medical Center, Ernest Childers, McAlester, and Vinita VA Outpatient Clinics. In this position the physician will also work as a member of a disciplinary health care team, collaborating with other services to provide medical care to veterans enrolled in the VA Health System. The physician is expected to demonstrate advance competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of the patients and play an active role in the multidisciplinary health care team, promote preventive measures, manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel of patients and patients assigned to other team members when circumstances requires. The physician in this position is responsible and accountable for the continuous and comprehensive healthcare management of a broad range of health services which include but not limited to promotion of health, prevention of illness and disability, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions/diseases, management of health care during the acute and chronic condition phases of illness. The incumbent will document on all examinations/procedures performed, in the patient's electronic medical record. Responsible to review documentation completed by Mid-Levels (PA/NP) on assigned patients on his/her panel. Courteous in all interactions with patients, visitors, and co-workers. Highly responsive to requests for help, information, and services. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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 Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm with the possibility of Compressed/Alternative Work Schedule for highly qualified candidates.
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.