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. Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Preferred Experience: 2 years of experience in the Emergency Department is preferred but NOT mandatory. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. ["The John D. Dingell VAMC (JDDVAMC) in Detroit is currently recruiting for a full time physician for its Emergency Department (ED) to work any of the hours listed below.The ED at the JDDVAMC is a 1a (non-trauma) center that service 26.000 Veterans a year. It has 16 beds and is supported by 8 full time physicians, 4 full time Nurse Practitioners., along with 30 FTEE Nurses and 8 Health Techs.Full time position requires a 40 hours a week work schedule. The ED operates 24/7 in the following shifts: (A) Day shift; from 7a to 5 pm, (B) Afternoon shift; from 10a to 10 pm, (C) Evening shift; from 3p to 11 p and (D) Night shift; from 11p to 7 am. (Shifts are subject to change) Job performance may include virtual care using telehealth along with standard EM interviews, physical evaluation, ordering and interpreting ancillary; laboratory and imaging tests, formulating treatment plan including, but not limited to consultation of specialty care and disposition such as discharge , admission or transfers. Incumbents are offered a competitive salary and excellent benefit package to include health and life insurance, 26 days paid vacation/year, 15 days of sick leave/year, 10 paid Federal holidays, and tax-deferred saving plans, all along with the security of the federal government job.\nInterested Physicians should be BE/BC in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Interested candidates, please contact Dr. B. Batarse via e mail:Bassam.Batarse@va.gov. Or call 313 576 3376.VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment):Yes\nEDRP Authorized: Yes, Contact Brian Huhman and Eve Harper @ Brian.Huhman@va.gov or Eve.Harper@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinators for questions/assistance.\nPay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases\nPaid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer 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)\nRetirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA\nInsurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)\nLicensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory\nCME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement\nMalpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided\nContract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: See Listing Under Duties Section"]
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