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. 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 for this position include but are not limited to: One hundred percent (100%) of time working Primary Aligned Care Team (PACT) Participate in the educational programs for service personnel as well as medical staff. Participate in monitoring the quality, safety and appropriateness of patientcare in Primary Care. Miscellaneous activities of Primary Care Service inclusive, but not limited to special projects that help fulfill and/or enhance the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs as assigned by the Chief of Primary Care and/or Chief of Staff. Demonstrate ethical conduct and serve as a positive role model to others at all levels of the organization. Participate in quality assurance programs, peer reviews, and chart reviews. Attend Primary Care Service monthly management meetings, COS quarterly meetings as per Bylaws and others as assigned by Chief of Primary Care. Complete medical records in accordance with Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the Primary Care Staff. Participate in Primary Care Staff committee assignments. Perform other duties assigned by the Chief of Primary Care. Participate in, and attend, CME activities and VA continuing educational activities. Current BLS required /ACLS desirable Represent Primary Care Service in communications, consultations and conferences with other clinical, ancillary and administrative services. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may be required to work unscheduled hours in case of emergencies.
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.