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Physician Primary Care Provider

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Tucson, Arizona
Closing date
Jun 6, 2025

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Primary Care Physician Position Description
Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System (SAVAHCS) in scenic sunny Tucson, Arizona is currently looking for a primary care physician.
The VA Medical Center located at Tucson Arizona is the "Flagship" for the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS), which serves over 170,000 veterans located in eight counties in Southern Arizona and one county in Western New Mexico. This 295-bed hospital provides training, primary care and sub-specialty health care in numerous medical areas for eligible Veterans. It is a state-of-the-art network of health care facilities throughout Southern Arizona comprised of the medical center in Tucson, Arizona and seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Casa Grande, Green Valley, Safford, Sierra Vista, Yuma, Northwest and Southeast Tucson.

Duties:
The primary care physician will provide comprehensive care to a panel of adult patients, from young adult to elderly. This position will work out of the Main Campus location in Tucson, AZ.
Requirements:
  • US Citizen
  • Must have an active and unrestricted license in any of the US States
  • Doctor of Medicine or osteopathic medicine
  • Residency Training in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine in any of the US States
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.
Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be offered to highly qualified candidate.
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Approved Learn more.
EDRP Authorized: Contact VISN22HREducationReimbursementTeam@va.gov, the EDRP Team for questions/assistance, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance.
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 *Days based on 5x 8hr work week).
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.
Work Schedule: Four 10-hour shifts between Monday - Friday, 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM.
Compressed/Flexible Work Schedule: Eligible.
Telework: Not a telework eligible position.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.

Highlights of Tucson, Arizona:
Quality of Life endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Tucson is surrounded by natural beauty that s just a short drive from the city.
Affordable Cost of Living low cost of living and affordable housing with scenic views in family friendly and safe neighborhoods.
Favorable weather all year round Tucson boasts 350 days of sunshine every year and yet still offers distinct seasons meaning your days will be spent doing outdoor activities, i.e., hiking, biking, swimming, or just relaxing leisure walks. Is golf more your thing? Tucson offers some of the country s best golf courses.
Great College Atmosphere The University of Arizona is in Tucson, you ll find the campus, shops and cafes catering to the college crowd.
Tucson is a desert city with a lot of character, history, amazing restaurants, and plenty of entertainment options.

If interested, please contact: Virginia Deutsch Physician Provider Recruiter @ virginia.deutsch@va.gov

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