Geriatric Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Physician

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Temple, Texas
Posted
Oct 12, 2020
Closes
Oct 12, 2021
Ref
2058491
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The incumbent will be assigned to the Temple facility in Primary Care to provide service to geriatric Veteran patients 65 years of age and older.

The Physician will provide the best possible care to our veterans to include primary medical care and treatment services within assigned areas and collaborate with midlevel practitioners as assigned. The provider will also provide prompt diagnostic assessment and evaluation, including full history and physical exam, appropriate labs, radiological imaging, consultations, documentation of the evaluation and appropriate coding for billing in progress notes, communication with admitting teams, and discharge planning on all patients.

  • 45 Minute Appointments
  • No Call
  • Fellowship in Geriatrics Preferred
  • Will substitute Fellowship for a minimum of 2 years experience treating the geriatric population in a Primary Care setting
  • Panel Size of approximately 800 patients
  • $221,000 to $243,000 annually
Annual Performance Bonus up to $15,000

Things you may not know about VA:

  • VA often offers more time with patients and less time on administrative tasks
  • Our student loan repayment program pays up to 200K over a 5 year period if approved
  • We are known for our exceptional benefits to include matching retirement contributions
  • At VA you must only maintain 1 active, full, unrestricted license in any US state
  • We cover malpractice and tail coverage at no cost to you
  • VA does not require you to sign contracts and there are no restrictions on moonlighting

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