Physician - Primary Care
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 3, 2019
A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized to highly
Education and length of practice will be considered by a
Compensation Panel in determining the final compensable salary
(Base Pay + Market Pay).Note: Only education or degrees recognized
by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges,
universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for
Federal employment. You can verify your education here:
http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign
education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a
Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to
receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:
position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program
(EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected for this
position, you must meet specific individual eligibility
requirements and submit your application within four months of
appointment. The final award amount and eligibility period (one to
five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment
Services office. Please contact VHAMIWEDRP@va.gov for more
An opportunity exists for a full-time GAP Physician. This Physician
will provide primary care of a panel of veterans at the Appleton VA
Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Appleton, WI as the covering
physician when another provider is absent. At times, this may
include working in this capacity at the community-based outpatient
clinics in Green Bay and Cleveland, WI. The primary care physician
will be responsible for a panel of up to 1200 patients and a
workload on average per day of 16 patients. The primary care
physician is a member of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PharmD, RD,
SW, and Nursing) that are responsible for managing the health
prevention/disease management needs of the assigned panel of
patients. The incumbent will also be responsible to complete
clinical reminders, achieve clinical performance measures,
medication reconciliation and be competent with the computerized
patient record system (CPRS).The focus of a Primary Care physician
at the Appleton VA CBOC is the provision of general medical care
and long term care for veteran patients in a manner which is
reflective of good clinical judgment, medical knowledge, clinical
skills (medical interviewing, physical examination, and procedural
skills), humanistic qualities and professionalism.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredTo qualify for this
position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date
of this announcement, 06/12/2020.
- 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.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved
by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core
specialty training program leading to eligibility for board
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
- Board certified/eligible
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: Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting
in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods
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