Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) Requirement: Board-Certified Physician or board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. Responsibilities: Provides the primary clinical treatment to patients of the VA Medical Center Provides appropriate preventative care to veterans with attention to quality measures to promote veteran quality of care Participates in team and facility quality improvement and coordination of care population-based interventions Orders appropriate diagnostic and screening testing and follow-up of results Participates in medical student and medical resident supervision in clinic with opportunities to participate in trainee quality improvement projects and didactic teaching Opportunity for faculty appointment at affiliated medical schools Provides a full range of primary care clinical services including assessment and using the most appropriate techniques in providing quality care in their specialty. Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment planning conferences and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members in a manner that enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care. Ensures that the practice of medicine is consistent with Joint Commission, CARF, VA policies and procedures, clinical practice guidelines, VISN standards, national statutes and regulations, medical record documentation, mandatory' continuing education, and HIPPA policies. Specific tasks are itemized in each provider's Credentialing and Privileging package VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Yes EDRP Authorized: Contact Christine McMahon at Christine.McMahon@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance 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: 8:00a to 4:30p
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.