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Quality Care Our Heroes Deserve
Now is the time to take your career to the next level and become part of the high-caliber talent that is VA. Experience what 250,000 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, you'll be joining one of the most respected facilities in the Nation.
MISSION & VISION
"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan."
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 610-12-88-634041-MWM
VACANCY ID: 634041
POSITION TITLE: Physician (Primary Care)
PAY PLAN: VM
Beginning grade: 15
Ending grade: 15
VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (VANIHCS) was formed in 1995 by the integration of the VA Medical Centers in Fort Wayne and Marion, Indiana. The mission of VANIHCS is to provide coordinated, compassionate and comprehensive quality primary care, mental health services, and extended care to Veterans in a timely, accessible and cost effective manner. The Fort Wayne campus offers primary and secondary medical and surgical services, and the Marion campus offers a full range of psychiatry services, nursing home care and extended care services. Primary care clinics are available at both campuses and at Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in South Bend, Goshen, Peru and Muncie, Indiana.
Although the Marion campus is well over 110 years old and the Fort Wayne campus was constructed in 1950, recently completed renovations and construction, and continuous maintenance, ensure an attractive, state-of-the-art healthcare environment.
Please note:Pay will be determined by a Compensation Panel.
Up to $10,000 Recruitment/Relocation Incentivesmay be authorized for well qualified applicants.
EDUCATION DEBT REDUCTION PROGRAM (EDRP): Applicant(s) selected for this position will be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction program, subject to availability of funds.Applicants must meet established criteria to receive this award and award amounts aresubject to availability of funding.
This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications willbe sent to service line manager as needed to fill vacancies.
The Physician will be responsible for providing primary care for a panel of patients with the new VA care delivery system, Patient-Aligned Care Teams (PACT). This model of care incorporates a patient-centered approach focusing on access to care, care managers, collaboration amongst specialties and other services (including nursing and clerical staff), and alternative means of care (tele-health, nursing visits, shared medical appointments, etc.). The incumbent serves as a Primary Care Physician in an outpatient primary care clinic providing appropriate care for Veterans ranging in age from 18 through geriatric years, taking into consideration diagnosis and physical, functional, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural needs. The incumbent serves as a provider who is highly skilled in the management of a patients primary care needs or subspecialty evaluation and treatment.The incumbent is responsible to contribute to the achievements of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement, and patient satisfaction. The incumbent writes orders for diagnostic testing, prescribed medications, and consultation to specialty services utilizing computer-keyboarding techniques. The incumbent is expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, core values and with a commitment to service excellence.Will serve as a resource for Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants who are also delivering primary care and responds to all staff in the primary care teams in regards to patient concerns.
Board Certification/Board Eligibility preferred.
U.S. Citizenship Required
Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification or Registration required.
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. You'll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.