The Birmingham, AL VA Medical Center is searching for a Board Eligible/Board Certified Family Practice/Internal Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team.
Position is located at the Gadsden, AL Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).
The Primary Care physician work as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to veterans enrolled on the team. The physician is expected to demonstrate advance competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychological status of patients.
He/ she will provide comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination, and patient education to veterans in the Primary Care team setting. As a Physician you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans.
Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with other health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade.
Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.
Salary Range: Up to $225,000 per year
Work hours: 7:00-3:30; 7:30-4:00; or 8:00-4:30 (may be discussed with manager when interviewed) *Hours may include extended hours and weekends based on needs of the department.
Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be offered to highly qualified candidates based on the needs of the VA.