VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHCS), VISN 22 is recruiting for a full-time Endocrinology Staff Physician, sub-specialized in inpatient and outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic medical care provided to Veterans. VALBHCS is a major affiliate of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the selected candidate will have an affiliate appointment in the Division of Endocrinology in the UCI School of Medicine. 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. Additional Requirement: Board Certified or Board Eligible (Endocrinology) Fellowship in an ACGME accredited training program Preferred Experience: Diabetes and Metabolism 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 VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Major duties of the position include but are not limited to: Provide inpatient and outpatient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and treatment of disease. Covers services during duty and nonduty hours as distributed in the Endocrinology attending physician schedule, and provides supervision of fellows, residents and medical students. Responsible for reading and complying with all Medical Staff Bylaws. Participating in special projects pertinent to the assigned section may be necessary as the need arises due to the strategy of other initiatives. Participates in enrolling and providing medical care to Veterans in clinical trials. Act as a surrogate for the patients of colleagues, when one or more of their colleagues are on leave. Collaborate with other staff, assist in resolving conflicts, and contribute to the accomplishment of VISN and Medical Center strategic goals and performance measures. Use a computerized Patient Record System to review and update patients' electronic medical records. Provide resident and/or trainee teaching and supervision, as necessary and/or appropriate. Close collaboration with our University Affiliate to promote our missions of education, research, and development of our fellows in training to use evidenced based medical care. Directly oversee of care rendered by an advanced practice provider (APP) within your area. Actively participate in other committees as requested by the Medical Center Director, Chief of Staff, Chief of Medicine and/or Chief of Endocrinology sections. Other duties as assigned by Chief of Medicine and/or Chief of Endocrinology. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Telework: Ad Hoc Eligible based on Supervisor Review Virtual: Not a virtual position Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off 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 (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting"]
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.
Central Texas Veterans Health Care system provides primary care and specialty health services, including mental health services, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, nutrition counseling, prosthetics, treatment for spinal cord injuries, women’s health care, and more. Below, you’ll find our address and hours, parking and transportation information, and the other health services we offer at Olin E. Teague Veterans Medical Center in Temple.
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