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 Interested in a career that offers a true work-life balance? Look no further! The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System offers a balance of professional and clinical complexity that stimulates growth yet, it also allows the professional an opportunity to enjoy life outside of work. If you are interested in a career that offers an integrated patient-centered approach while providing compassionate and state of the art care to Veterans, we welcome you to apply. By serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans, we fulfill President Lincoln's promise, "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan." The VA is in Salt Lake City (SLC) in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and overlooks the largest inland lake in the country. SLC is close to four National Parks creating limitless year-around outdoor recreation. Called Silicon Slopes, the city has a buzzing technology scene, performing arts scene, and a diverse culture. SLC offers the perfect mix of social activity, modern businesses and family life making it an ideal location to start a career, raise a family, or ease into retirement. The VA offers a teaching hospital, with state-of-the-art technology, education and research; making this hospital an ideal career choice for many clinical and administrative professionals. The 121-bed facility that has numerous specialized programs in addition to the comprehensive health care provided to our Veterans. Position duties: Patient Care-addresses medical problems, practices within scope of privileges, arrives in OR/Clinic on time, and physically attends outpatient clinics. Medical/Clinical Knowledge-Maintains board certification (if board certified), meets CME requirements, and participates in resident/student training. Practice Based Learning & Improvement- Participates in work groups, committees, or departmental learning activities, and remains abreast of medical advances in his/her area of expertise and incorporates this information to deliver care that meets contemporary standards of care. Interpersonal & Communication Skills- Electronic medical record entries are appropriate in tone and content. Provides appropriate consultative evaluation, treatment, and/or follow-up recommendations. Professionalism- Participates in peer reviews/committees, and absence of validated disruptive or unprofessional Behavior. Systems-Based Practice-Complies with safety, security, and privacy policies, arranges proper clinical coverage during planned absences, and complies with hand-off communication policy. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Schedule Negotiable) VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases EDRP Authorized: Allocation# FY22-660-1. Please contact the EDRP coordinator for any questions, Liz.Lica@va.gov. Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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.