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Primary Care Physician Leader needed in Prescott, Arizona! Work/Life Balance, Outstanding VA Ben...

Department of Veterans Affairs
Prescott, Arizona
Closing date
Aug 22, 2024

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Join the most noble mission in healthcare by helping Veterans thrive! The Northern Arizona VA Health Care System (NAVAHCS) has an opening for the Associate Chief of Staff, Primary Care Service in picturesque Prescott, Arizona. Your primary purpose is to lead and supervise operations & medical providers in Primary Care. You will also provide oversight for medical practice standards and provide backup cross-coverage of other operations, services & sections.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Compensation and Benefits:

Pay: Competitive salary + annual performance bonus + regular salary increases.

Paid-Time Off: 50 - 55 days of annual paid-time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME).

Recruitment Incentives: Sign-on incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicants.

Relocation Expenses: May be authorized for highly qualified applicants.

Education Debt Reduction Program: Up to $200,000 in student loan repayment*.

Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401k with up to 5% in contributions by VA.

Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement).

CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement.

Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.

Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restrictions on moonlighting.

Employment Requirements:

Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.

Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory. Must maintain current, full, active, and unrestricted license.

U.S. Citizenship required: non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

Must pass pre-employment physical examination which will include lab draws and subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.

Subject to background/security investigation.

About Prescott, Arizona:

Prescott, Arizona is the place you want to work, live, and shop!

When you are searching for the ideal mountain town experience that boasts a Western Heritage, outdoor activities, community festivals and unique dining options, Prescott is the one destination that offers it all. Western culture and charm make the downtown and Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza a big draw for visitors. Newcomers note the friendliness of the citizens and the strong sense of community here.

Prescott is located half-way between Phoenix and Flagstaff. At a mile high in elevation, Prescott remains about 10 to 15 degrees cooler than Phoenix and 10 to 15 degrees warmer than Flagstaff. It’s the perfect mild, four-season community.

Prescott’s natural beauty is reflected in several lakes, five in all: Watson, Willow, Lynx, Granite, Basin, and Goldwater. Prescott is also known for natural outdoor features such as Thumb Butte, the Granite Dells, Granite Mountain, and Prescott National Forest. Each of these areas have well-maintained hiking trails, typically for non-motorized exploration. Prescott is a mecca for outdoor recreation, including hiking, horseback riding, camping, fishing, and mountain biking, just to name a few.

But wait, there's more! The area offers a variety of shopping and dining choices – whether you're looking for antiques or modern art galleries, you will find what you are looking for. Many unique, locally owned businesses offer a variety of products and services. In addition, there are, of course, a wide selection of nationally recognized stores available.

*Selected candidates may be eligible to apply for education loan repayment assistance through the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) up to $200,000 over 5 years. Participation is based on funds availability.

If you're interested in this opportunity, please e-mail your CV to Timothy A. Bernau at or call 623-920-1304!

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