Primary Care Physicians (Locations throughout Northern California)
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: October 4, 2019
Northern California has a lot to offer to those seeking good
weather and an abundance of outdoor activities whether you prefer
the beaches of San Francisco or the mountains and snow of Lake
Whether you're interested in academics, research, or a better
work/life balance, you'll find the VA has a lot to offer, including
the unmatched satisfaction you'll get from caring for those who
have served our country.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:
has been pre-approved for recruitment incentive and $200,000
Education Reduction Program***
Seeking a full time, Board Certified/Prepared Internal Medicine or
Family Medicine physicians to work at VA Northern California HCS;
with opportunities in Sacramento area (6), Chico (2), Martinez (1),
Redding (2) and Yuba City (1). Eligible applicants should be able
to provide comprehensive primary care: including gender specific
(Women's Health), telehealth, and virtual care. Our staff
physicians are an integral part of a team that focuses on the whole
health of their patient panel and works to provide the highest
quality of care. The VA has earned national and international
recognition as the best care delivered anywhere. Northern
California HCS offers flexible work hours, a high quality of life,
and an excellent benefits package including malpractice insurance.
The preferred candidate would be committed to quality care through:
timely and accurate administration management of patient medical
records, high ethical standards, critical thinking to solve
problems, and a strong commitment to the whole health needs of each
patient at VA Northern California.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00a-4:30p
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
OPEN UNTIL FILLED--Candidates referred bi-weekly.To qualify for
this position, applicants must meet all requirements of this
- 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.
Preferred Experience: Best qualified candidates will be Board
Eligible/Board Certified Physician in specialty with 5+ year's
experience in the field.
ANother example: The best qualified candidate will be a seasoned
clinician who demonstrates extensive and progressive leadership
experience, both as a clinician and an administrator, and possess
the ability to promote innovation, inspire organizational
excellence, be able to build teams, and coach clinical leaders as
they work toward common goals. Exceptional interpersonal skills,
project management, organizational planning, and facilitation
skills are essential. The successful candidate must have the
ability to meet VA established performance measure goals and
possess a thorough knowledge of the standards of the Veterans
Health Administration and other accrediting bodies.
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: A pre-placement physical examination will be
completed prior to appointment to determine the physical and mental
fitness of candidates. The examination will be concerned with the
mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily
perform the duties of the proposed assignment and will include
requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal
regulatory agencies. Physician applicants must have the mental and
physical ability to perform core privileges required by the
specialty position in addition to any specialty privileges
requested. Physical demands of this position involve primarily
walking, talking, use of telephone/computers, etc. Strenuous
physical activity is not required although the incumbent is
expected to withstand pressure and stress as part of their
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