Emergency Medicine Physicians needed to care for our Veterans-Great Benefits!

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Montgomery, Alabama
Posted
Dec 11, 2020
Closes
Dec 11, 2021
Ref
2066454
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHCS) located in Montgomery, AL is searching for a BE/BC Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Emergency Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Patient assessment and treatment/management of urgent/emergent conditions, acute conditions, exacerbation of chronic conditions
  • Vesting of new veterans, admission and/or transfer of urgent/emergent veterans
  • Providing medical clearance for veterans requiring admission to inpatient Mental Health
  • Providing care to CAVHCS staff who becomes ill or injured while on duty in the absence of the Occupational Health Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. 

Board certified or board eligible in Family, Internal or Emergency Medicine required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.

Salary Range: $275,000 - $325,000 per year

Work Hours: 10 to 12 hour shifts including WHEN hours. Flexibility is a must! 

Applicant selected for this position may be eligible to apply for an award under the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.

Recruitment Incentive is authorized for this position.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  1. Citizenship: Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).

    b. Education: Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:

    c. Licensure and Registration: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

    d. Physical Standards: A pre-placement physical examination shall be completed prior to appointment to determine the physical and mental fitness for candidates for appointment in VA.

e. English Language Proficiency: Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required.

VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf       

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. To learn more visit: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/      

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