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Physician - Primary Care (PACT) Opportunity in Honolulu, Hawaii (Oahu)

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Honolulu, Hawaii
Closing date
Jun 5, 2025

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Specialty
Internal Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
The VA Pacific Islands Health Care System provides access to patient care to over 130,000 veterans across a 2.6M square mile area of the Pacific Ocean. Remote Island locations, separated by great distances of ocean, is the environment in which the VAPIHCS delivers a full range of comprehensive health care services. The VAPIHCS operates seven community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) covering seven county areas. These outpatient clinics are in America Samoa, Guam, Hilo, Kauai, Kona, Leeward, and Maui. VAPIHCS is a Level 2 facility within the VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN 21).

The Physician - Primary Care (PACT) position is located in Honolulu, HI. The incumbent serves as a primary care physician in a patient-focused primary care team-based model, integrated with programs in mental health, prevention and care of chronic conditions, and healthy living. The Physician will provide comprehensive outpatient care for a panel of adult patients.

The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides comprehensive Primary Care to a panel of assigned patients using the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model of care delivery.
  • Interfaces with NON-VA providers (DoD and Community) to ensure smooth transitions in care.
  • Contributes to achieving Performance Measure clinical outcome targets in the area of access to care, quality of care, efficiency, process improvement, and patient satisfaction.
  • Prescribe medications and enter consults to specialty clinics utilizing electronic medical records systems.
  • Practice in accordance with professional standards, core values, and with a commitment to excellent service.
  • Complete clinical reminders for chronic disease management and prevention when due.
  • Complete progress notes, encounters, secure messages, and view alter notifications according to VHA timeliness standards.
  • Prescribe medications and enter consults to specialty clinics utilizing electronic medical records systems.
  • Provide and coordinate clinical related Employee Health services working in conjunction with the Human Resources department.
  • Assist in completing Environmental Agents Registry exams.
Work Schedule: 7:30am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
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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