Physician - General

Long Beach, CA 90073

Specialty General
Profession Physician

Seeking IM Physician for Primary Care Position with Spinal Cord Injury Center in Long Beach CA

 

Position Information

 

The VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Ernest Bors Spinal Cord Injury Center, in Long Beach CA, is recruiting to fill a Primary Care Physician, and will consider BC/BE Internal Medicine, Physiatry or Spinal Cord Injury Physicians, to provide both inpatient and outpatient primary care to spinal cord injured patients. Spinal Cord Injury experience is desirable but is not required for consideration.  The SCI Center is a CARF accredited, university affiliated state of the art 90 bed facility that proudly provides comprehensive medical, rehabilitation, and primary care for spinal cord injured veterans throughout the continuum of their lives. Each Veteran is at the center of his/her own medical home or PACT (Patient Aligned Care Team), comprised of the primary care physician, psychologist, social worker, nurse, and clerk.  The PACT team provides care to the Veteran whether she/he is an inpatient or outpatient. The VALBHS is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level 1B Facility and is one of the most diversified tertiary health care providers in the VA. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, spinal cord injury, geriatrics, blind rehabilitation and extended care. 

  • Must be US Citizens
  • Must have current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the U.S.
  • BC/BE in Internal Medicine, Physiatry or Spinal Cord Injury (SCI experience not required)

 

Community Information

 

Long Beach is one giant playground located right in the heart of Southern California. Here you can experience it all from a deep-sea adventure at the Aquarium of the Pacific right on the bay and a voyage in time aboard the historic Queen Mary to lively guided tours through downtown and the colorful East Village. Within an hour’s drive, you can explore the fabulous worlds of Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland, Disney’s California Adventure and every major Southern California attraction.  Residents and visitors alike love and enjoy Long Beach because of its nautical vibe, because many parts of this beautiful coastal city are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays, that provide breathtaking ocean and water scenery and waterfront activities and recreation. For additional Long Beach community information: https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ca/long-beach

 

Benefits and Features

 

Expected Salary range for well qualified Candidate will range from $190,000.00 to $210,000.00 and includes industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA supports a healthy work-life-family balance by providing Staff with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan. Physician Benefits Brochure:  https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf

 

About the VA

 

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Please visit our VA Careers Site to learn more: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/

 

To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further

 

Email copy of your CV & Cover Letter to Mike Naccarato, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant

Michael.naccarato@va.gov