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. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment or Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position Eligible EDRP Authorized: Contact Susan.Bringle@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases 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 The VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS) is seeking a full-time staff physician, board certified/eligible in Internal Medicine with added experience in geriatrics preferred to work in the Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) Service Line. This position reports to the ACOS of Geriatrics and Extended Care. The Candidate will be highly involved in shared duties in Home-based Primary Care (HBPC), our 60 bed Community Living Center (CLC), Geriatric clinic and in our community-based programs. This dynamic and multi-faceted service line is undergoing expansion and creation of new programs requiring recruitment of additional staff. The GEC Service Line is an interdisciplinary care line comprising the disciplines of internal medicine, geriatrics, nursing, psychiatry, recreational therapy, social work, pharmacy, physical therapy and occupational therapy. We are actively developing Telehealth Programs and are involved in teaching and training mid-level nurses and medical residents. Consistent with training and experience, the incumbent will work collaboratively with other VA facilities including VA Palo Alto, VA San Francisco and VA Northern California on critical geriatric health care initiatives. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
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