Primary Care Physician needed to care for our Veterans - Great Benefits!

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Florence, Alabama
Closing date
Nov 10, 2023

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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The Birmingham, AL VA Medical Center is searching for a BE/BC Family Medicine/Internal Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team.

Position is located at their Shoals area (Florence) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).

The Primary Care physician works as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to veterans enrolled on the team.

The physician is expected to demonstrate advance competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of patients and family members, play an active role in the multidisciplinary health care team, promote preventive health measures and manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel of patients.

He or she is to provide comprehensive assessment, diagnosis work-up and clinic intervention, including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination, and patient education to veterans in the Primary Care Team setting; outpatients include both scheduled and unscheduled veterans.

Preferred Experience:

1. Background in on-going out-patient primary care clinics.

2. Board certification in Internal Medicine/ Primary Care/ or Family Medicine

Work Hours: This is a full-time position. Clinic hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. No after-hours call or rounding on hospitalized patients.

Salary Range: Up to $243k per year

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives may be authorized

Selected candidate may be eligible for student loan repayment thru the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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

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.

Licensure: A 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.

Physical Standards: All applicants must meet the physical requirements established for this position.

English Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English.

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