Position will support a Women's and Resident Clinics. The Primary Care Physician will be responsible for providing care to a defined panel of primary care patients providing direct patient care and work as a member of a patient aligned care team (PACT) comprised of a nurse care manager (RN), a clinical associate (LPN or Medical Assistant), and an administrative assistant. The expanded healthcare team includes a social worker, dietician, clinical pharmacist, and a behavioral health clinician. The duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following: Practices as an independent provider utilizing direct face-to-face visits, telephone visits, and veteran video connect visits (VVC). May be assigned to any of the outpatient clinics within the catchment area of the VA Portland Health Care System. Responsible for contributing to achievement of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement and patient satisfaction. Will be supervised by the Clinic Practice Manger at the primary clinic site and will also be accountable to the Primary Care Clinical Director. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday with varying hours between 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Financial Disclosure: Not required. 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. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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
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.