PLEASE READ THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE BEGINNING THE APPLICATION PROCESS TO ENSURE YOU SUBMIT ALL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS. This Job Opportunity Announcement will be used to fill one (1) Staff Physician, VM-0602 position for Geriatric Primary Care Clinic with Geriatric and Extended Care Service at Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System. This open & continuous announcement that will remain open until filled. The 1st review will be Friday, March 5, 2021; then weekly. Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) 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 Recruitment Incentives: May be offered to highly qualified candidates. Serves as Staff Physician with Geriatric Primary Services to provide primary care to elderly veterans in Geriatric (Primary Care) with limited coverage of the New Horizon Community Living Center. Physicians in Geriatrics are independent care providers who are highly skilled in the management of a patient's primary care needs or subspecialty evaluation and treatment. The incumbent will remain up to date with the latest medical treatments and procedures. CAVHCS places great emphasis on the delivery and continuity of Geriatrics Extended Care & Rehabilitation. Provide clinical coverage in outpatient GPC clinics. Provide limited cross coverage for Home Based Primary Care, Community Living Center, Spinal Cord Injury. Serves as a key clinical resource for matters involving Geriatric services. Serves as Staff Physician with Spinal Cord Injury Services. Provides comprehensive care for our veteran population such as diagnosis, care, and treatment of assigned patients. Provides effective medical treatment, consultation, and diagnosis upon request from other Services/Departments. Orders lab tests, x-rays, EKG's and other diagnostic procedures Initiates or expedites requests for consults, special tests, or studies. Provide continuity of care and coordinate clinical services Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Financial Discloser 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.