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PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN (Internal Medicine)

Employer
VA BOSTON HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
Location
Brockton, Massachusetts
Salary
DOE
Closing date
May 18, 2022

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Specialty
Internal Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN (Internal Medicine)

VA BOSTON HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

We are seeking a full-time enthusiastic internist for our Brockton location, 25 miles south of Boston, Massachusetts.  Candidates will be able to provide longitudinal care to a panel of medically complex and diverse patients, as well as be able to precept house staff and medical students. Candidates should also be experienced with population management, evidence-based guidelines, and adult learning principles.

VA Primary Care Physicians manage a complex panel of patients in collaborative teams. Panel sizes are approximately 1250 patients per full-time physician and appointment lengths are 60 minutes for new patients and 30 minutes for all other appointments. Telephone and video care are encouraged. Each physician is assigned a registered nurse, clinical associate, and scheduler. There is no call, and no weekend or holiday duty.

Physicians provide general and gender-specific care to adult men and women. The physician serves as collaborating physician for nurse practitioner/physician assistants. The VA utilizes a national electronic medical record and is known for delivering high quality, evidence-based care within a culture of continuous improvement.  The Primary Care Service at VA Boston Healthcare System is leading the VHA’s initiative in the Whole Health System of care which includes conventional treatment but also focuses on self-empowerment, self-healing, and self-care. The Whole Health System approach is informed by evidence-based research and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.

VA Boston Healthcare System offers teaching opportunities for both medical students and medical residents in the inpatient and outpatient arenas. Academic accomplishments will be commensurate with academic appointment at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level at Harvard Medical School or Boston University School of Medicine.

Requirements: U.S. Citizenship and a full, unrestricted license.  A Massachusetts license is expected on effective date of hire due to certain State requirements.  Board Certification in Internal Medicine.

You'll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you'll get from caring for those who have served our country.

A Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be available.

These positions are 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 physician’s comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards .  For more information on federal benefits visit: www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance .

The VA Boston Healthcare System is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer/ All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Veterans and their family members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please email your letter of interest and CV to:   VABostonPrimaryCareMDSearch@va.gov

VHA health care personnel (HCP) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to such accommodations as required by law (i.e., medical, religious or pregnancy). Additional information is available to applicants during the recruitment process.

 

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