EDRP AUTHORIZED!! Long Beach VHA, is seeking a Full-Time Physiatrist for its Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Section in the Rehabilitation and Extended Care Line. The PM&R staff physician independently provides clinical services to eligible Veterans. The physician is required to interact not only with the Veteran but also family, significant others, community agencies, and other staff. To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR (2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Preferred Experience: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and/or Internal Medicine experience Board Eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: VA Handbook 5019/1, Part II, Pre-Placement Physical Examinations and Evaluations. ["Welcome to VA Long Beach Healthcare System Tibor Rubin-History Major responsibilities and duties of the position include but are not limited to: Provides services to the outpatient PM&R clinic and reports to the Chief of Rehab Medicine Participates in Resident and Fellow training programs Expected to demonstrate advanced competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of men and women needing rehabilitative services Ensuring adherence to policies on ethical conduct, strategic planning, financial planning, and decision making Provides comprehensive assessment (including appropriate history and physical examination), diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention(which may include musculoskeletal and soft tissue injections), and ongoing follow-up as appropriate Provides active management for patient medical treatment and rehabilitation Provides comprehensive assessment (including appropriate history and physical examination), diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention(which may include musculoskeletal and soft tissue injections), and ongoing follow-up as appropriate Participates in quality improvement projects in the SCI Medical Center Participate in hospital-wide committees Records health appraisal information, clinical assessments, treatment decisions, plan of care, ongoing management and therapeutic outcomes, order medications, diagnostic tests and place appropriate referrals where needed for every patient encounter; recording will be accomplished using the electronic comprehensive patient record system (CPRS), and will be completed within 24 hours of the encounter. Medications will be prescribed according to federal and state laws as well as VA policies Responds to computerized \"View Alerts\" and to MyHealtheVet/Secure Messaging requests from veterans/family members on the day of receipt (weekends excepted); follow pertinent guidelines including completion of clinical reminders in CPRS; access and timeliness standards; prescription order entry, National VA Formula requirements, and Customer Services standards Works efficiently with patients, families, members of the multi-disciplinary team, and other VALBHS staff, demonstrates flexibility in responding to clinic demands, adhere to personal and professional obligations and responsible, practice and ethical standards, and sustains a work environment that is harmonious and customer service oriented Conducts him/herself in a professional manner treating patients, visitors, and staff in a courteous manner Completes appropriate evaluation and paperwork for special incidents such as medication errors, falls, injuries, adverse drug reactions, etc Participates in the continuous quality improvement program and attends meetings as directed Familiar with and complies with all national standards utilized at this medical treatment facility, including VA Performance Measures and Monitors, Joint Commission, and NCQA standards Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with rotating on call responsibilities 5 weeks of vacation per year, weekends/nights are mostly off Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): PCS Not Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Authorized Telework: Not eligible Compressed/Flex Schedule: Not available Virtual: Not a virtual position Financial Disclosure Report: Not required 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"]
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.