VA Primary Care Physician Opportunities In Fabulous Las Vegas NV!
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Las Vegas NV
April 16, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
$185,000.00 to $215,000.00 Ann
Full Time - Experienced
Join Our VA Healthcare Team In Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada
Primary Care Physician (Outpatient) Staff & Supervisory Lead Opportunities
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS), Las Vegas & Surrounding Communities
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - 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 care to Veterans?
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The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) in Las Vegas NV is recruiting for BC/BE Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Physicians to fill Staff, Clinical-Based Hybrid Tele-Health and Supervisory Primary Care Physician (PCP) positions. Since 1972, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve our Veteran's health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 240,000 veterans living in our catchment area. In addition to our main facility in Las Vegas, we offer services in three community-based outpatient clinics located in Henderson, Pahrump and Laughlin, and at four Primary Care Clinics in the Las Vegas Metropolitan area. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.
The Supervising Physician will be assigned at the Laughlin Primary Care Clinic, Laughlin Nevada, and is a leadership position that is responsible for all aspects of primary care delivery and supervision of staff. In conjunction with the Chief of Primary Care and the Assistant Chief of Primary Care, the Supervisor will be responsible for planning, organizing, developing, implementing, controlling and refining a comprehensive patient management/clinical support program. The selected Primary Care Physician (PCP) Supervisor (BC FM &/or BC IM) will provide services and technical counsel as necessary, promoting the development of professional staff within the clinic through coaching, mentoring, teaching, and encouraging self-assessment and self-improvement; and meeting the care and treatment needs of patients to achieve maximum utilization of patient care resources in a cost-effective, efficient, and timely manner. The PCP Supervisor should be a forward thinking physician who embraces Primary Care delivered via a Care Team (PACT/PCMH) model with the ability to manage both local and rural operations maximizing use of virtual technology. The ideal PCP Supervisory candidate will possess the following characteristics and attributes:
Strong administrative, clinical and leadership experience and skills
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Embraces and initiates new treatment programs and technologies
Effective management and operations experience
Board Certification in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
Experience in physician recruitment and retention
The Staff Primary Care Physician (PCP) selected Physician, who is BC/BE in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine, will be responsible for providing primary care for patients through our Tele-Health System. The selected physician provides 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 Physician serves as a provider who is highly skilled in the management of a patient's primary care needs and evaluation of need for subspecialty referral. The Physician is responsible to contribute to the achievements of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement, and patient satisfaction. The Physician writes orders for diagnostic testing, prescribed medications, and consultation to specialty services utilizing computer-keyboarding techniques. The Physician is expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, core values and with a commitment to service excellence. The Physician 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.
Location: Assignment availability and interests will be discussed during interview, and may include any one of the following Primary Care Clinics, based on available openings and physician's interests:
Northeast Primary Care Clinic: 4461 East Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas NV, 89104
Northwest Primary Care Clinic: 3968 North Rancho Drive, North Las Vegas NV, 89130
Southeast Primary Care Clinic: 1020 South Boulder Highway, Henderson, NV, 89015
Southwest Primary Care Clinic: 7235 South Buffalo Drive, Las Vegas NV, 89113
Primary Care Clinic, VA Southern Nevada Hospital, 6900 North Pecos Road, Las Vegas NV, 89086
Pahrump Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 220 South Lola Lane, Pahrump NV 89048
Laughlin Rural Outreach Clinic, 3650 South Point Circle, Laughlin NV 89029 (Hybrid Tele-Health)
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Some weekend and holiday tours may be required to ensure patient care, and will discussed during interview.
Required Qualifications For Consideration:
Must be a United States Citizen
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
Board Certified / Board Eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance by providing Physicians with a robust benefits package and fostering an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering:
Paid Time Off:
26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave – you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year
13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over!
10 Federal holidays with pay
5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses
VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans to choose from with premiums partially offset / paid by the VA
Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans
Flexible Spending Accounts: Use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses
Term life insurance, family, & additional coverage options are available with cost shared by the Federal Government.
Long-term care insurance is available as an option
Federal Retirement Plan:
Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan.
For information and consideration, please forward copy of Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to: Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant (Southern CA & Southern NV), (702) 675-5761, email@example.com
Additional Salary Information: Salary determined by Compensation Panel Review process, and approved by Medical Center Director / CEO. Recruitment &/or Relocation Incentive may be considered for highly qualified Supervisory Lead Physician.
Internal Number: 10102047
About Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Las Vegas NV
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – 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 care to Veterans?
VHA physicians, nurses and health care givers provide nearly five million Veterans, and their families, with quality medical care every year. Our personnel practice all medical specialties and provide medical and rehabilitative treatment of all kinds, from acute to long term care. We're especially proud of VHA's preeminent role in educating physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. More than half of the physicians currently practicing in the United States received some part of their training in one of our care facilities.
When you work as a VA health care, administrative, or support professional, the career opportunities are virtually endless. By working for the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, you'll have access to a wider range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. VA's vast network of facil...ities also means more practice settings and specialization opportunities for health care professionals. No matter which VA facility you choose, you'll work within an interdisciplinary care team structure and be challenged to achieve the most positive patient outcomes possible. You'll have the opportunity to practice meaningful, groundbreaking medicine often treating patients with injuries rarely seen in the private sector. And, our vast network of facilities gives you access to some of the most advanced medical technologies in the Nation. And, geography won't even get in your way. When life dictates a move, you can seek employment at any location where there is a vacancy and transfer with no loss of benefits. For health care professionals, only one current, active professional state license is necessary to practice anywhere in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. At the end of the day, VA professionals feel good about their careers, the Veterans they serve, and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.
When you work for VA, you work for a health care system that leads the Nation in quality care and patient satisfaction. Our patients say so, and so do a number of outside experts. VA also sets the national standard for patient safety initiatives. We are committed to automating workflow, reducing staff fatigue, and implementing evidence-based practice guidelines to positively impact patient safety and treatment outcomes. Veterans' unique and complex health care needs drive many of VA's nationwide patient care initiatives, such as our Mental Health Enhancement Initiative, our new Polytrauma System of Care, and our focus on the rehabilitation of returning Veterans. VA also leads the way in diabetes and HIV/AIDS treatment and research.
Abraham Lincoln created the Department of Veterans Affairs with the most noble of missions: To care for him who shall borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan. Every day, more soldiers leave the battlefield headed for home – men and women who sacrificed their bodies and, in some cases, their minds defending the dignity, honor and safety of those at home. When you work at VA, you will have a comfortable salary, comprehensive benefits and great work/life balance, just like the private sector. But, VA has something that no other health care system does: the opportunity to serve Veterans. As the largest health care system in the U.S., the career opportunities are endless, matched with the fulfillment that comes with caring for these brave men and women. After all, their incredible sacrifices protected our freedoms. So to us, being able to give back to them is an honor and privilege. No matter the professional path you pursue, your contributions here will be essential to improving the health of Veterans across the U.S. Their needs will be your call to action. And their gratitude will remind you that we’re all in this together.
Find out how your talents can impact Veterans’ lives, and discover your career at VA today!
For information and to discuss your Physician, Nurse or Allied Health Career Interests and VA Healthcare Practice Opportunities in Southern California and Southern Nevada, please forward your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org, (702) 675-5761