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Physician-Internal Medicine (Primary Care) positions open in Tampa, Florida!!

Department of Veterans Affairs
Tampa, Florida
Closing date
Jun 24, 2025

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Internal Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

The Ambulatory Care Department of James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital is seeking experienced Internists to join our dynamic team.

Facility Details: VA Tampa was recently recognized by Newsweek as one of, “America’s Greatest Workplaces for Job Starters 2024.”  The VA Tampa Healthcare System provides outstanding health care, trains America's future health care providers, and conducts important medical research within our, state of-the-art VA facility here in Sunny Central Florida. We are improving the lives of Veterans and their families, who have so proudly served our nation, every day!

Position Details:

The VA Tampa Healthcare System is actively recruiting to fill Physician-Internal Medicine positions to help care for our Veterans – America’s Heroes. We are looking for individuals with broad experience in all aspects of Primary Care. The Internist will provide direct patient care to our unique Veteran population. Duties and responsibilities include, but is not limited to:

  • Performs and records history and physical examinations and records data from clinic visits.
  • Evaluates, consults, develops diagnosis, and manages the primary care panel of patients assigned.
  • Enters progress notes in computerized medical record and completes workload documentation in a timely manner.
  • Provides medical care encompassing acute and chronic medical conditions and all appropriate preventive care for both male and female veterans.
  • Orders diagnostic tests, medications, laboratory tests as medically relevant for each patient.
  • Provides timely follow-up on results and patient inquiries, including and not limited to completion of view alerts, secure messages and other patient communications.
  • Determines medical assessment and develops treatment plans according to accepted protocols.
  • Prescribes medications according to approved formulary, and in accordance with Federal and State Law.
  • Educates patients concerning medical conditions and recommended treatments. (Specific topics include but are not limited to nutritional counseling, need for smoking cessation, need for periodic immunizations and health screening tests, acute and chronic disease management and other preventive health measures).
  • Consults other specialties as appropriate, according to service agreements.
  • Care of female patients may be required as part of ongoing duties both on an ad hoc basis and possibly as a Women's Health Designated Provider.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, (Note: Work schedules are determined and approved by the supervisor. The incumbent may be required to work various shifts on a permanent or temporary basis based on facility/patient care needs.

Salary Range: $220,000-$275,000

**No State Income Tax**

Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position Eligible 

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

Preferred Experience: Primary Care

Degree: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must have provided education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts or proof of foreign equivalency with your application package.)

Licensure: Applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have had at least one year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a one-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training.

Community Highlights: Tampa, Florida is home to many great neighborhoods, ranging from active multi-family communities on the downtown waterfront to more relaxed single-family detached neighborhoods. Regardless of where you reside, you’ll find easy access to adventures for thrill seekers and/or nature lovers. Tampa Bay has 146 parks nearby offering many recreational and leisure activities, including playgrounds, jogging trails, tennis/pickleball, fishing, and art studios. Our theme parks offer extreme rides or if you prefer to relax on the beach, we are less than an hour’s drive to luxurious clear blue water and white sandy beaches in Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota!!

If you love sports, then this is the city for you! Tampa Bay is home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL), the Lightning (NHL), and the Rays (MLB) with a short trip to Orlando for NBA and MLS action. In addition, the New York Yankees, and several other MLB teams host Spring Training in the surrounding area.   

Schools: The Florida Department of Education (Ranked #1 for the second year in a row) provides a tool to compare school districts within the State of Florida.  Florida School Mapping Tool ( 

Additional information about the area and events can be found at Tampa Bay Events - Calendar of Events (

Interested candidates may email CV or questions to

Andre Parker, Physician and Provider Recruiter


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