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. The New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS), Zia Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders Center provides acute rehabilitation and life-long comprehensive sustaining care for Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury & Disorders SCI/D. Facility consist of an inpatient ward with 26 nationally mandated inpatient beds, a comprehensive outpatient clinic, a robust Tele-Health program, an SCI/D Home Care program, and is equipped with a full spectrum of training devices to evaluate and provide adaptive equipment for community re-entry and a dedicated therapy pool. Major duties and responsibilities include: Management of a patient panel for both inpatient and outpatient care. participate in patient care using technology such as telemedicine, continuous improvement activities, and CARF and JCAHO compliance. Provide a full range of services including inpatient and outpatient assessment and care of both acute and chronic persons with Spinal Cord Injury or Disorders. Ensures that the practice of medicine is consistent with Joint Commission, CARF, VA policies and procedures, clinical practice guidelines, VISN standards, national statutes and regulations, medical record documentation, mandatory continuing education, and HIPAA policies. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for the (EDRP).EDRP Authorized: Contact Natasha L. Brant, firstname.lastname@example.org , 602-277-5551 x3062 or Miriam A. Ubiles, email@example.com , 210-773-7180, the EDRP Coordinators for questions/assistance. 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 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
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