This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. Provides quality patient-centered patient care to presenting adults age 18-65 and older adults age 65+ as assigned by Chief, Medical Service; stabilizes presenting patients under the age of 18 as required prior to transfer to an appropriate site of care. Demonstrate sound decision-making skills, both clinical and administrative, which bring credit to the profession and serve to enhance the distinctive and contributory role of Physicians. Facilitate the delivery of appropriate patient care in collaboration with other health professionals, medical center staff, and management. Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests necessary to complete the Urgent Care evaluation. Stabilize all critically ill or injured patients. Participates as a peer reviewer process when requested. Admit patients to the hospital or discharge them from the Urgent Care with appropriate follow-up. Discuss treatment plan(s) with patient and or family/caregiver (following COBRA and HIPAA guidelines). Exhibits leadership in suggesting, and, with approval by the Chief, Medicine Service instituting changes in patient care programs based on current concepts and finding from research and studies. Keeps informed of developments in the management and treatment of diseases and illness through continuing medical education, both formal and informal. Coordinate patient care with consultants as deemed appropriate. Supports the safety, occupational health, and fire protection program by the application of approved standards, regulations, practices, and work methods. Completes all medical record documentation in CPRS within prescribed timeframes. Utilizes problem solving methodologies to resolve problems that impact on patient care or staff performance. Plans implements, and evaluates care based on age specific requirements of the patient. Makes decisions based on professional standard VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Relocation incentive: Not authorized Recruitment incentive: Not authorized Permanent Change of Station(PCS): Not authorized Education Debt Reduction Program(EDRP): Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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 Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Primary nocturnist" position, and as such work schedule will be about 2/3 night shifts and 1/3 day shifts. Nights in general are 7p-7a. This includes all weekends and holidays - specifics to be discussed at time of interview.
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