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Primary Care Physician Job with Veterans Health Administration in Morehead City, NC

Department of Veterans Affairs
Morehead City, North Carolina
Closing date
May 2, 2025

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description

Amazing Primary Care Opportunity in Morehead City, North Carolina!

Durham VA Medical Center 

The Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your healthcare needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 200,000 Veterans living in a 27-county area of central and eastern North Carolina.

Morehead City, North Carolina

Morehead City comprises beautiful beaches along the 85-mile shoreline. The town has a population of 9,556 people during the 2020 census.

There are a good number of things to do in Morehead City. This town blooms with numerous tourist sites and artful and historical culture. There are many water-related activities to partake in when you visit, including swimming, beachcombing, etc.

  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Recruitment/Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Approved for highly qualified applicants.
  • Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment)

Clinical Responsibilities: 

  • Primary focus of practice is the independent clinical evaluation of Veterans through their panel of patients including prevention and patient self-management. Comprehensive primary care will be provided to male and female Veterans.
  • Care may be provided in many modalities, from direct face to face care, virtual care (including telephonic, video, secured messaging and others)
  • Promotes, directs, evaluates and is responsible for referral to management of clinical concerns that are found during these evaluations.
  • Functions as a member of a Patient Aligned Care Team, collaborating with clinical and administrative support to provide timely, quality, coordinated care for Veterans.
  • Utilizes and promotes approved standards of care, procedures, methods and techniques, safety precautions and protocols.
  • Collaborates with other health care resources to ensure continuity of care.
  • Keeps abreast of latest trends, skills, procedures, and protocols relevant in the area of specialty.
  • May provide coverage in primary care clinics.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
  • Participates and attends medical center committees.

Education/Research Duties:

  • Assures self-development responsibilities and maintains current knowledge of trends in clinical care and the theory, evidence base and implementation of team-based medical care.
  • Participate in clinical research programs when appropriate.
  • If involved in an outgoing research project, abides by all VA regulations governing research.
  • May participate in clinical education when appropriate.


VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. 

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

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