Physician (Physical Medicine & Rehab Staff Physician)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Long Beach, California
Internal Number: 630557800
The Staff Physician works in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Health Care Group (PM&R HCG) at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System in Long Beach, CA. The Staff Physician will provide services to the outpatient PM&R clinic and report to the Chief of PM&R. Major responsibilities and duties of the position include but are not limited to: Provides comprehensive assessments (including appropriate history and physical examinations), diagnostic work-up, clinic intervention (may include musculoskeletal and soft tissue injections). Records/documents health appraisal information, clinical assessments, treatment decision, plan of care, ongoing management and therapeutic outcomes, orders medication, diagnostic tests and/or referrals. Demonstrates competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of patients needed rehabilitative services. Completes documentation within 24 hours of encounters through CPRS Adheres to federal and state laws as well as VA polices Works efficiently with patients, families, members of multi-disciplinary teams and other VALBHS staff. Participates in continuous quality improvement programs Additional collateral duties may be assigned. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not Offered Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): PCS Not authorized Telework: Not eligible Compressed/Flex Schedule: Not available Virtual: Not a virtual position Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.