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Primary Care Opportunity

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, Shreveport, LAThe Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, Shreveport, LA, has an immediate opening for a full-time, board certified/board eligible Primary Care Physician. Shreveport is situated on the Red River in northwest Louisiana. Commonly known as the 'Ark-La-Tex', the point where Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas meet. You'll enjoy a unique combination of two great American heritages: a little Cajun, and since we're less than 15 minutes from the Texas border, a little Lone Star, too. Candidates must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and good health of our Veterans. The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center is fully dedicated to providing top-quality medical care by serving and honoring America's Veterans. Highlights of this position include:

Competitive Starting Salary $215,000 - $230,000Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm. Occasional call on weekendsProvide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention to scheduled and unscheduled patients in the outpatient clinic settingWorks collaboratively with other health care professionals to accomplish patient, service, and medical center goals, promoting and embracing the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model of careDistinguish between normal and abnormal findings to establish a diagnosis and initiate appropriate response to emergency health problemsOrder and evaluate diagnostic tests as appropriate, recommend treatment and/or referralInitiate appropriate referrals and consultations to other clinical servicesMust be a U.S. Citizen. Non-Citizen candidates will be considered if a U.S. Citizen is not foundFull and unrestricted license from any U.S. State Additional Requirements:
Board Certified with Family Practice and/or VA experience preferred We offer:
Predictable work schedules and a focus on quality rather than volumeAnnual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per yearHealth, Dental & Vision InsuranceMalpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/unlimited carry over; 11 paid holidaysFederal Retirement PlanSeparate 401K with partial agency matchPossible $1,000 per year reimbursement for CME's (must be full-time with board certification)This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), if approvedIf interested, please email a copy of your current CV to me at to schedule a time to discuss this exciting opportunity!Compensation Information:$215000.0 / Annually - $215000.0 / AnnuallyStarting At: 215000.0 AnnuallyUp To: 230000.0 Annually

Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs, Shreveport , Primary Care Opportunity, Other , Shreveport, Louisiana

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