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Primary Care Physician

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
San Diego, California
Closing date
Jun 6, 2025

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The San Diego VA Healthcare System is looking to add a Primary Care Physician to our team in our Chula Vista Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).  

The CBOC operates under a Patient Aligned Care Team Model.  Together with their team, comprised of a PCP, RN, LVN, and an administrator, the PCP cares for a panel of approximately 1,200 patients. The PCP provides primary care services in a team-based setting, including chronic disease management and preventive health.  Common diagnoses encountered include diabetes, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, degenerative arthritis, depression, congestive heart failure, and chronic pain.

The physician evaluates, diagnoses, treats, and provides consultation for non-surgical adult patients of all ages, without life-threatening complications and with a wide variety of diseases, injuries, and disorders.  He or she assesses, stabilizes, and determines disposition of patients with emergent conditions consistent with medical staff policy regarding emergency and consultative call services.  The physician may collaborate with /oversee mid-level providers such as nurse practitioners and works collaboratively with other specialties (and subspecialties) in and outside the VA system to manage or co-manage patients’ health.  Select mental health and subspecialty services are available on-site.  Other mental health, medical and surgical subspecialties services are available through consult to the San Diego VA Health Care System or to the community.

Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 8am - 4:30pm excluding Federal Government holidays. No weekend call!

Qualifications: 

U.S. Citizenship

Unrestricted U.S. Medical License 

Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited residency in Internal or Family Medicine.

Experience with team leadership and understanding group dynamics.

We offer:

$251,000 - $285,000 compensation package based on training, experience, and local labor market

Annual performance bonus of up to an additional $15,000 per year

Guaranteed salary increases

CME: $1,000/year

Malpractice: VHA physicians are covered under the Federal Tort Claims Act

No employment contracts, noncompete clauses, or restrictive covenants

26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time; 11 paid federal holidays

Federal Retirement Pension and separate 401K with 5% agency match

Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

Nationwide Mobility – Relocate without loss of benefits, vacation, or pay

Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program up to $200,000**

**Selected candidates may be eligible to apply for education loan repayment assistance through the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) up to $200,000 over 5 years. Participation is based on funds availability.

To explore this Primary Care Provider opportunity further, please forward copy of your Curriculum Vitae to Jacob (Jay) ColónJacob.Colon@va.gov  or call/text (619) 481-2032

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