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Primary Care Position Myrtle Beach

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
The Ralph H Johnson VA Health Care System is looking for qualified Family medicine physicians to join our team in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

The location on the Grand Strand makes Myrtle Beach one of the most popular destinations in the United States. While the area is famous for the multitude of special conventions, events, and musical and culinary offerings, it is also a rapidly developing community that offers all the amenities of modern lifestyle. This dynamic is reflected by the multitude of residential, commercial, and public developments. The area offers excellent cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities, as well as a highly ranked school system.

Located in historic downtown Charleston, SC, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is a tertiary care teaching hospital providing the highest-level quality for more than 75,000 Veterans along the South Carolina and Georgia coast. The Ralph H. Johnson VA is rated is the second fastest growing VA in the U.S. for percentage patient growth. For the past three years, the Charleston VA has been rated a 5-Star medical center for quality and efficiency, the highest possible rating according to VA's Strategic Analytics for Improvement and Learning Value (SAIL) model. The 152-bed hospital includes six outpatient clinics, a 20-bed nursing home, women's health, and the full range of inpatient and outpatient care including Medical and Surgical Intensive Care. The VAMC provides more than 934,000 outpatient visits and approximately 4,300 inpatient stays annually. The VAMC has an annual budget of $525 million and research funding of more than $28 million. For more information, visit www.charleston.va.gov.

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

Pay: $225,000-$245,000

Education Debt Reduction Program: Up to $200,000 over a 5-year period
Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off 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)
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)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

PCSL Providers - Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs and records history and physical examinations and records data from clinic visits.
  • Evaluates, consults, develops diagnosis, and manages the primary care panel of patients assigned.
  • Enters progress notes in computerized medical record and completes workload documentation in a timely manner.
  • Provides medical care encompassing acute and chronic medical conditions and all appropriate preventive care for both male and female veterans.
  • Orders diagnostic tests, medications, laboratory tests as medically relevant for each patient.
  • Provides timely follow-up on results and patient inquiries, including and not limited to completion of view alerts, secure messages, and other patient communications.
  • Determines medical assessment and develops treatment plans according to accepted protocols.
  • Prescribes medications according to approved formulary, and in accordance with Federal and State Law.
  • Educates patients concerning medical conditions and recommended treatments. (Specific topics include but are not limited to nutritional counseling, need for smoking cessation, need for periodic immunizations and health screening tests, acute and chronic disease management, and other preventive health measures).
  • Consults other specialties as appropriate, according to service agreements.
  • Care of female patients may be required as part of ongoing duties both on an ad hoc basis and possibly as a Women's Health Designated Provider.
  • For more information, please contact Arriana.larmony1@va.gov

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