Physician - Family Medicine

Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

Specialty Family Medicine
Profession Physician

Primary Care Physician to care for our Veterans - Great Benefits!

The Tuscaloosa, AL VA Medical Center is searching for a BE/BC Family Practice/Internal Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team. Responsible for providing overall quality of medical care and treatment to the Veteran population as assigned through Primary Care Clinic. A physician who maximizes the efficient use of available resources to treat the assigned population.

Provides overall guidance to and collaboration with Advance Practice Nurses approved to prescribe limited controlled substance in conjunction with Full Practice Authority. Performs physicals, examinations, and interviews and orders appropriate diagnostic studies to make appropriate diagnoses.

Participates as a member of various Medical Center committees. Participates in performance improvement initiatives and educational activities to stay current with community standards in the development and enhancement of skills and abilities.

Salary Range: $180,000 - $205,000 per year

Recruitment incentive is authorized for this position

Selected candidate may be eligible for student loan reimbursement thru the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.

Qualifications Required:

Citizenship Requirement: Must be a U.S. citizen. Non-citizens can be considered if no qualified citizen can be found.

Licensure: 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

Physical Standards: Must meet physical standards established for this position

English Language Proficiency: Proficiency in written and spoken English. Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English

Education Requirements: Degree of doctor of medicine or equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. All education claimed by the applicant will be verified.

VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf

Tuscaloosa has traditionally been known as the “Druid City” because of the numerous water oaks planted in its downtown streets in the 1840s. Since serving as the capital city from 1826 to 1846, it has been the regional center of industry, commerce, healthcare and education for West Alabama.

Tuscaloosa is home to a vast array of remarkable sights that are known only inside its bounds. With hundreds of restaurants, activities, museums and parks, it has managed to become one of Alabama’s most progressive cities. Visitors come to enjoy the refreshing atmosphere, historic features and bustling nightlife that Tuscaloosa has to offer. http://visittuscaloosa.com/about/

 If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to Samuel.wright4@va.gov  or call Sam Wright at 334-294-6130.