Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Decatur, GA

Description

Primary Care Physicians needed to care for our Veterans - Great Benefits!

The Atlanta, GA VA Medical Center is searching for a BE/BC Family Practice/Internal Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team.

The openings are located at their Rome, Pike County, Carrollton, Stockbridge and Jasper, GA (Pickens County) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOCs).

The Primary Care physician work as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to veterans enrolled on the team. The physician is expected to demonstrate advance competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychological status of patients. He/ she will provide comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination, and patient education to veterans in the Primary Care team setting. 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 other 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.

The Primary Care Physician provides primary medical care and is responsible for all aspects of patient care. Physician is responsible for referrals to specialists, ordering and or performing procedures, ordering and monitoring all medications as well as handling the acute needs of all their patients
The physician is accountable for ensuring the most cost effective delivery of care and meeting or exceeding established care quality standards.

The VA Healthcare System uses a comprehensive electronic medical record and is dedicated to providing primary medical care via a patient-centered medical home model. Physician will be assigned a patient panel of 1000-1200 patients.

Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

Salary Range: $197,000 to $243,000 per year

A recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate

Selected candidate may be eligible to apply for student loan repayment thru the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Citizenship: Citizen of the United States: (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)

Licensure: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia

Education: Must have a 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. 

Physical Standards: All applicants must meet the physical requirements established for this position

Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible

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Contact:

If interested in learning more information about this position, please email an updated CV to

samuel.wright4@va.gov

  or call Sam Wright at 334-294-6130.