Physician - Family Medicine

Florence, SC 29501

Specialty Family Medicine
Profession Physician

Primary Care Leader needed to care for our Veterans - Great Benefits!

The WJB Dorn VA Medical Center located in Columbia, SC is searching for a BE/BC Family Medicine/Internal Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team as the Lead Physician at their Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) located in Florence, SC.

 The Lead Physician reports directly to the Community Based Care Service Chief and collaborates closely with the other six CBOC Chief Medical Officers to ensure the most effective delivery of care while meeting or exceeding compliance standards. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 The physician must possess a broad spectrum of clinical and administrative knowledge which provides the ability to manage a primary care program, specifically with regard to Veteran and Staff customer satisfaction, quality of services provided, and efficiency of service delivery.Coordination of the clinical care of all patients within the clinic, while working in collaboration with Primary Care, Women's Health,  Surgical Services, Sub-Specialty Services, and ER/Urgent Care. 

Facilitation of communication among patients and their families along with the VA and outside primary care physicians, hospitalists, and specialists/subspecialists.Responsible for oversight and coordination of process improvement initiatives, assuring teamwork and addressing customer service issues in the clinic.Providing patient care in accordance with professional standards, core values and commitment to excellent service.

 The CMO is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Florence CBOC. The physician will be committed to supporting Patient Centered Care, to include Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model and provide direction and leadership for PACT to ensure that the facilities goals and benchmarks for integrated care delivery are met. 

Responsible for assuring services provided by the CBOC meet the standards set by accrediting agencies which govern the quality of care for the Medical Center, to include, but not limited to the Joint Commission, the Office of Inspector General (OIG), VA System-Wide Ongoing Assessment and Review Strategy (SOARS), etc. in conjunction with other Care Line and Service Chiefs, Peer Review Committee, Medical Executive Board, and the Professional Standards Board.

Preferred Experience: He/she would preferably have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the Primary Care setting that includes a demonstrated track record of leadership and administrative responsibility. He/she should also have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. 

Work hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm 

Salary Range: Up to $234,000 per year 

Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate 

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

Qualifications Required:

Citizenship: US citizen

Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in written and spoken English

Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.

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 all physical requirements established for this position.

Welcome to Florence! Conveniently located at the intersections of I-95 and I-20, Florence is the perfect place for you to explore. Florence, South Carolina, offers a wide range of dining, with spectacular local cuisine as well as plenty of national franchises. And to make our culinary experience even more interesting, the origins of the SC Pecan Trail start here. Get a taste of a modern take on traditional dishes that feature pecans. Ready to relax? Florence has a great selection of national brand hotels near the exits and a boutique hotel in the downtown area. https://visitflo.com/

  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.