Physician, Chief of Medical Specialties (Outpatient)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Internal Number: 615757700
The incumbent will be assigned at the THCC Ernest Childers Outpatient Clinics in Tulsa, Oklahoma, working as the Chief of Medicine Specialty service of a disciplinary health care team, collaborating with other services to provide medical care to veterans enrolled in the VA Health System. Muskogee is only a short drive away from cosmopolitan Tulsa, OK, offering a small town experience with big city amenities. You will find many opportunities to enhance work-life balance making it an ideal location to start a career, raise a family, or ease into retirement. EOVAHCS is a Level 2 complexity level medical center that serves more than 47,000 Veterans in 25 counties of eastern Oklahoma. The 91-bed facility offers primary and secondary levels of inpatient medical and surgical care, as well as an inpatient behavioral health unit and inpatient rehabilitation. Duties include but are not limited to: The physician is expected to demonstrate advance competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of the patients and play an active role in the multidisciplinary health care team, promote preventive measures, manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel of patients and patients assigned to other team members when circumstances requires. Coordinates care for patients throughout the continuum of care to assure the care is timely, appropriate, of high quality and cost effective. Provide professional assessment, coordination and planning of multiple health care services; provides ongoing evaluations of care management services. Safely prescribes interventions of treatments which may include the prescriptions of medications. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive Approved. 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 - 4:30pm Telework: Some may be authorized per agency policy Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.