Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: 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. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR (2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. 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 of sitting. ["VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not authorized\nPermanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not authorized\nEducation Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Not authorized Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases\nPaid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)\nRetirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA\nInsurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)\nLicensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory\nCME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement\nMalpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided\nContract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting This is an Open Continuous Announcement and will remain open until the position is filled. There will be subsequent cut-off dates every three weeks. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. The Zablocki VA Medical Center is recruiting for a Physician/Program Manager (General Internal Medicine or Family Practice) to oversee the primary care provider teams at the Northeast Wisconsin Ambulatory Clinics (NEWAC), which includes the Clinical-based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Appleton, Cleveland, and Green Bay, Wisconsin. The incumbent will serve as the Physician/Program Manager in Primary Care for NEWAC with a duty station in either Appleton or Green Bay, WI. There is only one position and it may be located in either Appleton or Green Bay, WI. The incumbent will be responsible for the direct supervision of the primary care physicians in NEWAC, along with the clinical oversight of the Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants at each site. Supervisory oversight of the primary care providers will also include the oversight of two Lead Nurse Practitioners, who will directly report to the incumbent. The incumbent will also work closely with the other primary care leadership members and the NEWAC (Northeast Wisconsin VA Ambulatory Clinics) leadership team to develop best practices and processes for the provision of primary care services for NEWAC patients. Candidates with a proven track record in leadership, success in managing clinical outcomes, and a high interest in health care administration are encouraged to apply. Prior supervisory experience is preferred in Healthcare Settings that include the VA or other federal healthcare settings. Prior medical home panel management experience in the private sector or PACT experience in the VA is also preferred. Our community-based outpatient clinics offer a full spectrum of Primary Care, Women's Health, Mental Health, Podiatry, Eye Care, and some medical/surgical subspecialty care. These services are in addition to the full spectrum of comprehensive health care at the main facility in Milwaukee, WI. The incumbent will serve as an effective leader and Program Manager to oversee the primary care provider teams at our Clinical-based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs). The Physician/Program Manager will be responsible for oversight with duties to include supervising physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare providers as deemed necessary. The incumbent may participate in meetings with the Zablocki VA Medical Center leadership in Milwaukee, WI. Ability to travel within VISN12 and, on occasion, nationally is required. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with the potential for extended hours in the afternoon and on the weekend. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
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.