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Primary Care VA Merced California! Work Life Blend 60K Sign on Bonus!

Department of Veterans Affairs
Merced, California
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
The Primary Care Service has an immediate opening for a board eligible/board certified physician in our Merced Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). candidate will provide a full range of Outpatient/Ambulatory care for Veterans The VA Central California Healthcare System (VACCHCS ) provides a full range of patient care services, as well as education and research. Education and research are not routine expectations, but there is potential and each site. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary, secondary, and long-term care in the areas of primary care, specialty medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.

VACCHCS is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Fresno Medical Education Program and provides a rich academic environment including postgraduate medical education training for residents and fellows in specialties and sub-specialties.

The VA Central California HCS features the PACT (patient aligned care team/medical home) mode of care. The selected provider will have the full support of RN’s, LVN’s, clerical staff, administrative staff, social workers, pharmacists, mental health professionals and dietitians to provide high quality primary care to their Veterans.

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 4:30pm

Licensure: Full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

Expected Salary range $200,000 to $243,000, * May include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus

Candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program and if approved, receive up to $200k in school loan repayment Tax Free.

Sign on Bonus *Candidate may be eligible for up to a $60,500 Sign on Bonus

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.

Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided

We encourage you to consider VA employment in Merced or Oakhurst CA. We offer both a mission you can put your heart into and a home for fun, new experiences. Join a team that values a healthy home/work-life balance and be rewarded by your role in keeping the promise to those who served.


Paid Time Off, 55 days per year
  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 11 paid Federal holidays per year
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses
  • CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
  • Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Pension and Government "401(k)" Thrift Savings Plan
  • How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee’s salary
  • Government "401(k)" Thrift Savings Plans, automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, max contribution 5% salary
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years’ service
  • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available
  • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
  • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option

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