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): Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position Eligible EDRP Authorized: Contact Susan.Bringel@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator 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 Physician position is located primarily in Honolulu, Oahu but may include temporary short term travel to Leeward or Windward Oahu CBOCs; neighbor Hawaiian islands of Kauai, Maui, Moloka'i, Lana'i, and Hawaii; as well as Guam, Saipan, and American Samoa if the demand dictates. The incumbent will: Serve as a Primary Care Float Physician providing comprehensive outpatient care using the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model to a panel of patients whose Provider is temporarily unavailable. Complete clinical reminders due at the time of visit. Assist in completing Environmental Agents Registry or New initial patient exams if demand dictates Interface with NONVA providers (DoD and Community) to insure smooth transitions in care Contribute to achieving Performance Measure clinical outcome targets in the area of access to care, quality of care, efficiency, process improvement, and patient satisfaction; Prescribe medications, enter consults to specialty clinics utilizing electronic medical records system, and follow up on view alerts Practice in accordance with professional standards, core values and with a commitment to excellent service. Complete Environmental Agents Registry exams on a rare basis Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 4:00pm
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.