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Physician (Primary Care) – Pueblo, CO

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Pueblo, Colorado
Closing date
Apr 7, 2025

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Position Information:

The VA s Eastern Colorado Health Care System, PFC James Dunn VA Clinic in Pueblo, CO, is seeking full-time board certified Family Practice or Internal Medicine Physicians with three or more years of experience to join our Primary Care Health Team. The primary care provider will function as a highly skilled, independent care provider in the management of patients and will be part of an interdisciplinary care team with access to state-of-the-art medicine and some of the most advanced medical technologies available.


The Health Care Clinic operates under a PACT Model (Patient Aligned Care Team). Together with his or her team, comprised of a PCP, RN, LPN, and a Medical Support Assistant, the PCP cares for a panel of approximately 450 patients. The PACT provides comprehensive care for our Veteran population, including the diagnoses, care, and treatment of both acute and chronic conditions. Common diagnoses encountered include diabetes, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, degenerative arthritis, depression, congestive heart failure, and chronic pain. Position is Monday thru Friday, no weekends, and no holidays.


Requirements

    Must be U.S. Citizen (Non-Citizen May Be Considered IAW VA Policy)Must have current, active & unencumbered US State Medical License (any State)Must be FM/IM BC

Facility Information:

The following services are available at PFC James Dunn VA Clinic:

    Primary care services for veterans in the Southern Colorado area.Handicapped Accessible: full and easy access for all veterans.Personal Care: Highly qualified primary care providers, specialty care referrals to the Colorado Springs CBOC and Denver VA Medical Center.Laboratory: Blood drawing services available.Prescriptions: Routine prescriptions processed through the mail or My HealtheVet.

Community Information:

Pueblo is a multicultural community in Southeastern Colorado at the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek. Downtown's 1.5-mile Historic Arkansas Riverwalk Project serves as a centerpiece for the city's three-district Creative Corridor of galleries, cultural destinations and events. One such festival, the hugely popular Loaf N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival, celebrates Pueblo's famous green chiles. While there's definitely a sense of history here Pueblo made Livability.com's Top 10 Cities for Historic Preservation list, the city enjoys contemporary recognition on both national and international levels as the home of Colorado State University-Pueblo (2014 NCAA Division II Football National Champions) and Professional Bull Riders, Inc. Check out Living in Pueblo

Benefits Information:

    The VA supports healthy work-life-family balance by offering a robust menu of employee benefits and featuresThe expected range of annual salary is $200,000 to $243,000 and includes biennial longevity pay increasesPhysician staff may be considered for an annual performance pay bonus up to $15,000.00 or 7.5% (whichever is less) Annual Paid time off includes 26 days of vacation with pay, 13 days sick leave, 11 federal holidays observed and CMEHealth-Dental-Vision-Life Insurance with premiums partially offset or paid by the government with retirement portability.Retirement Plans includes Federal Employee Retirement System (DB) and Thrift Savings Plan (DC) with 5% matching

About the VA:

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 clinical sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories.

For More Information:

Please forward a copy of your Curriculum Vitae and an Introduction summarizing your interests, experience, and goals, to Andrew Corum, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System Physician Recruiter, Andrew.Corum@va.gov or call (720) 587-2757.

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