The mission of VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (VANIHCS), is to provide coordinated, compassionate and comprehensive quality primary care, mental health, surgical, intensive and extended care to Veterans in a timely, accessible and cost effective manner. VANIHCS is recruiting for a Site Director-Physician. The Medical Director has the responsibility of providing direct supervision of Clinical Providers assigned. The Site Medical Director will also provide direct patient care. The proportion of clinical and administrative time is 75%/25%. The physician provides services in a primary care setting. They will provide direct patient care to an adult population of predominantly older, male patients. The individual must demonstrate the knowledge of the changes associated with aging and possess the ability to provide care based upon age-related factors as noted in age-specific competencies described in service and unit policies and procedures. The physician may serve on Medical Center committees or VISN 10 committees at the Chief of Staff's request. The physician's clinical hours may include extended evening hours throughout the weekdays and weekends. The Site Medical Director has the responsibility for the overall supervision of all Providers assigned. They will ensure the continuous effective operation of the primary care service line. They will be responsible for recommending disciplinary actions and providing input on annual reviews. The Medical Director is responsible for ensuring that personnel are available and approving/disapproving leave as required. The Medical Director will report to the Associate Chief of Staff- Primary Care. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required ***Recruitment Incentive Approved: For Highly Qualified Candidates*** ***Relocation Incentive Approved: For Highly Qualified Candidates*** There are openings at the following locations: 1- Fort Wayne VA Medical Center 1- Marion VA Medical Center 1- Muncie & Peru CBOC. (Please note that travel is required for Muncie/Peru CBOC position) TRAVEL REQUIRED: Please note that travel is required for Muncie/Peru CBOC position. Student Loan Repayment/Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): This position may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. EDRP approval is contingent on this occupation and specialty being deemed "hard-to-recruit-and-retain" at the duty location you are interested in.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.