VA Long Beach Healthcare System Laguna Hills Community Based Outpatient Clinic Medical is seeking a full-time permanent Primary Care Family Medicine Provider who will serve a panel of Veteran patients and be responsible for the continuing management of assigned patients. Providing Comprehensive Primary Care for the Veterans, fulfilling all primary care needs to include acute and chronic illness, gender-specific PC and Mental health (screen for conditions such as depression, substance use/abuse, military sexual trauma, and PTSD). Evaluate and treat uncomplicated mental health disorders as well as substance use disorders. Engage in preventative care (age-appropriate cancer screening e.g., colon, breast, and cervical cancer), as well as weight management counseling, smoking cessation and immunizations. Coordinate specialty care when needed and communicate with the specialty provider regarding the evaluation and treatment plan to ensure continuity of care. Responsible for complying with all Medical Staff Bylaws and the operation of quality assurance programs. Act as a surrogate for the patients of other colleagues when unavailable to attend. Collaboration with staff to contribute to the overall accomplishment of the facility strategic goals and performance measures.
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am-4:30pm (Flexible Agendas)
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must possess a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Completed a Residency Training.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Current VA Employee’s welcomed.
Recent or upcoming new grads welcomed!
Benefits: We Offer the following:
Competitive salary Range: Starting annual salaries $230,000- $243,000. Pay Exceptions to salary range is authorized.
Performance awards: Receive up to $15,000 in additional annual performance pay.
Regular increases: Receive cost of living increases annually and salary reviews and longevity increase every two years.
Liability Protection: VHA physicians are covered under federal tort laws and may be defended by the United States against allegations of malpractice or negligence.
Health insurance: With Federal Employees Health Benefits, choose from a variety of self or family health maintenance organizations.
Dental and vision insurance: Under the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program, supplemental dental and/or vision benefits are available to you and your family.
Life insurance: Plan for what’s next with Federal Employees Group Life Insurance, which is group term life insurance covering you and eligible family members.
Pension: Your basic annuity is computed based on your length of service and “high-3” average salary and become vested in the Federal Employee Retirement System, Basic/Defined Benefit pension after only five years of creditable civilian service.
Thrift Savings Plan (Federal 401k Equivalent) 5 % agency match: TSP lets you contribute up to $22,500 a year to your account. Become vested after only 3 years of creditable civilian service.
Long-term care: Under the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program, VA physicians can access long-term care coverage for home care, adult day care and facility care.
Survivor benefits: Become eligible for survivor benefits after 10 years of service.
Annual Leave (Paid Time Off): You will receive 208 hours or approximately 26 days of annual leave a year.Paid vacation, unlimited accumulated paid sick leave and 11 paid federal holidays accrue right away.
Continuing education: As a VA physician, you can earn CME credits at no cost. You can receive $1,000 or more annually and five days or more of paid absences to attend CME courses (conditions apply).
Education Debt Reduction Program Eligible (Reimbursement Program, Pay off your school debt! Tax free)
Credit for military service: Have you earned service credits from your time in military service? Don’t worry — if you move to a federal job at VA, you may carry over service time that is added to your total years of work for retirement purposes.
Leadership skills development: VA provides a competitive, three-tiered continuum of
leadership development at the local, network and national levels for employees with the potential and desire to serve in leadership positions.
Service without strings: Whether you serve full or part time, your employment at VA is “at will” and without employment contracts, noncompete clauses, restrictive covenants, or other significant restrictions on outside work.
Receive assistance: Under VA’s Employment Assistance Program (EAP), get free, short-term counseling and other services to cope with the stresses of life and other issues.
Experience peace of mind knowing you and your family will be well cared for! #WorkatVA
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,298 health care facilities, including 171 medical centers and 1,113 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.