Quality Care Our Heroes DeserveNow is the time to take your career to the next level and become part of the high-caliber talent that is VA. Experience what 300,000 current VA employees already have state-of-the art practice settings, access to the latest technology, a multi-disciplinary team environment and the opportunity to provide the men and women who have bravely served this country with the finest patient care, benefits and customer satisfaction. And with VA Patient Satisfaction Scores leading the healthcare industry, youll be joining one of the most respected facilities in the Nation.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentive may be approved for this position.
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise ? "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" ? by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
As a VA professional physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov
Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information. Note: This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; certificates of eligible candidates will be referred to the service every fifteen days.
Qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.
Applications will remain on file until September 30, 2017.
The VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System is seeking a board certified or board eligible Internal Medicine or Family Practice Physician. Major functions include initial evaluation and therapy of acute problems. Obtains a pertinent medical history and conducts a physical examination for each veteran. Diagnoses and advises veterans of clinical problems that may be discovered during an examination.
As a physician you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.
Duties also include shared call coverage, and other duties as assigned.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position
Relocation/Recruitment incentive MAY be authorized for this position
Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, On-call service on nights and/or weekends
Functional Statement Title/#: Physician - Primary Care
This position is covered by the bargaining unit
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
Equal Opportunity Employer