The Alexandria VA Medical Center in Pineville, LA is seeking a full-time Physician (Primary Care - PACT). This is an open-continuous announcement and will remain open until September 30, 2022, or until the position is filled (if a selection is made and offer accepted, announcement will be closed). Qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official every two weeks from the opening date of the announcement. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not Authorized. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized. Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized. Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Not Authorized. 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 Major Duties and Responsibilities: - Provide care to approximately 12-20 outpatients daily in an outpatient setting. - Provide consultations to other services as necessary. - Responsible for all facets of acute outpatient care. - Assist in completing quality management reviews. - Access and input electronic medical documentation. - Responsible for the successful achievement of Performance Measure and Monitors. - Participate in peer view process and complete physician's reviews. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm or 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with extended hours occasionally; on-call responsibility.
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