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): May be authorized for highly qualified candidates. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not authorized. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): May be authorized for qualifying debt. 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 Duties include, but are not limited to: -Performs physical examinations and gathers records history records data from clinic visits. -Evaluates, consults, develops diagnosis, and manages the primary care panel of patients assigned. -Enters progress notes in computerized medical record and completes workload documentation in a timely manner. -While history and physical exams will typically be conducted during the direct face-to-face appointment, Video telehealth (VVC, CVT) training is required. As appropriate, telehealth visits will be offered and completed to augment patient care. -Provides medical care encompassing acute and chronic medical conditions and all appropriate preventive care for both male and female veterans. -Orders diagnostic tests, medications, laboratory tests as medically relevant for each patient. -Provides timely follow-up on results, including completion of review alerts. -Determines medical assessment and develops treatment plans according to accepted protocols. -Prescribes medications according to approved formulas to include controlled substances, and in accordance with Federal and State Law. -Educates patients concerning medical conditions and recommended treatments. (Specific topics include nutritional counseling, need for smoking cessation, need for periodic immunizations and health screening tests, and other preventive health measures). -Consults other specialties as appropriate, according to service agreements. -Available for collaboration with advanced practice providers as needed. -Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8am-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.