Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1685827
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR THE VA:
- VA physicians and dentists earn up to an additional 7.5% of their salary (not to exceed $15k) in annual physician performance pay
- Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
- No physician employment contracts and no significant restrictions on moonlighting
- Regular pay increases to include biennial longevity increases, annual cost of living increases (when signed into law), and biennial reviews of physician market pay
- One full and unrestricted license from any U.S. state or territory is accepted at this facility
- 49 Days paid time off per year (26 days paid annual leave, 13 days paid sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays)
- Pension plan
- Vested in pension annuity after only 5 years' service
- 401K-type plan (Thrift Savings Plan) with matching contributions
The Iron Mountain VA Medical Center (http://www.ironmountain.va.gov/) is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and is part of the VA's Great Lakes Health Care System in the Veteran's Integrated Service Network (VISN 12). The medical center and its community clinics serve eligible veterans in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (fifteen counties) and Northeast Wisconsin (eleven counties).
This facility employs state-of-the-art telemedicine technology, and is a leader in rural health care delivery in VHA. Ambulatory and acute primary and secondary health care is provided in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, non-invasive cardiology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. We are part of the Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN 12) which includes facilities in Milwaukee, Madison, Tomah, WI; and Chicago, Hines and North Chicago, IL. Outpatient clinics are located in Ironwood, Marquette, Hancock, Menominee, Manistique, and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; and Rhinelander, WI.
If you are searching for a unique opportunity that includes an excellent federal benefits package with one of the largest healthcare networks, then the Iron Mountain VA is for you. Iron Mountain is jam packed with things to do from winter sports to summer recreational activities. It's a beautiful natural environment with world class restaurants, lounges, golf courses, endless outdoor adventure, within driving distance from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan with excellent schools. Iron Mountain is truly a great place to raise a family.
NOTE: The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program, up to $120,000 over 5 years, depending on the amount of verified qualifying debt balance and pending funding availability. Please contact Human Resources at this Medical Center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized to a highly qualified candidate for this position.**
The Urgent Care Center at the OGJVA Medical Center provides non-emergent medical care on a walk-in basis without appointment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in a varied clinical area. The Section Chief provides leadership and direction for the staff and its programs. Patients seen in Urgent Care will be triaged to determine the appropriate course of action and/or referred to an alternate level of care as needed. Afterhours, the physician also responds to respiratory and cardiac emergencies on the inpatient ward.
The Section Chief should have a diversified background and expertise in the treatment of complex, complicated chronic conditions as well as acute medical conditions. Must type proficiently, understand the electronic medical record, and have the ability to know and understand multiple computer packages, i.e. Pharmacy (ordering medications), radiology (ordering studies), etc. The Section Chief must be proficient in oral and written communication, and possess excellent clinical and people skills.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time Varied hours to include holidays, evenings and nights
FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT TITLE: Urgent Care, Iron Mountain