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Fee Basis Primary Care Physician

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Lancaster, California
Closing date
Jun 1, 2025

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Specialty
Internal Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Fee Basis Primary Care Physician with Potential for Permanent Hire at Lancaster, CA VA Clinic

Primary Care Physicians play a critical role in the care of our Veterans; in some instances, for accessibility and timeliness of care the VA must obtain the services of non-VA providers. Greater Los Angeles VA has a rare opportunity to transition from Fee Basis to full-time permanent employment with our newest clinic coming on board Spring 2025.

As a fee basis provider responsibilities include but are not limited to providing comprehensive care from screening for mental health concerns such as PTSD, depression, and military sexual assault trauma to substance use/abuse; diagnosing primary care needs from acute to chronic illness to gender-specific care. Our Primary Care Physicians evaluate and treat uncomplicated mental health and substance use disorders, coordinate specialty care when needed, and provide preventative care for age-appropriate cancer screenings, weight management counseling, and immunization. In addition, they also analyze and synthesize data from multiple sources to establish a differential and working diagnosis. Locations available for fee basis work include West Los Angeles VA Medical Center | Sepulveda VA Clinic | Bakersfield VA Clinic.

Work Schedule: Minimum 4-Days per week, 8:00am-4:30pm 

Qualifications: 

    Must be a U.S. CitizenEducation: Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree in allopathic or osteopathic medicine 
      Must be LCME accredited or approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College of Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association
    Must possess a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Residency: Must have completed residency in an accredited core specialty 
      ACGME or AOA orOther residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum five years of verified practice in the US); must be approved by the local Medical Staff Executive Committee.
    Preferred minimum of 3 years of practice, but not required. Must be Board CertifiedInternal Medicine expertise 

Fee Basis: $1,200 per day

    Service without strings: No employment contracts, noncompete clauses, restrictive covenants, or other significant restrictions on outside work.
This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. For more information send CV to lawana.palmer@va.gov.  Click here to Schedule a Time to Speak With Me.

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