The Alexandria Veterans Healthcare System is seeking a highly qualified Physician to serve as a Primary Care Physician at the Fort Polk Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The selectee will provide care to an average of 12 to 20 Veterans per day. 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 The Primary Care Physician (PCP) is a core team member in the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model. The PCP evaluates, diagnoses and provision of care to adult patients for the treatment of general medical problems and makes referrals to specialty care to meet the needs of the Veteran. The PCP addresses a large majority of personal health care needs and develops a collaboration and partnership with Veterans. The responsibilities of the PCP include but are not limited to: Diagnosis and management of acute and chronic medical and psychosocial conditions, health promotion, disease prevention, overall care management, post deployment care, Women's Health, Veteran/caregiver education and potential tele-health primary care. Assists in completing quality management reviews and must be computer literate. Responsible for the successful achievement of applicable Performance Measure and Monitors for his/her areas of responsibility. Takes an active part in the peer review process and completes assigned physician's reviews on time. Assists with consult management and monitoring outpatient performance metrics for Primary Care; among other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8am - 4:30pm. No on-call requirements.
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.