Physician - Family Medicine

Tifton, GA 31794

Specialty Family Medicine
Profession Physician

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

The Dublin, GA VA Medical Center is searching for a BE/BC Family Practice/Internal Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team.

 Position is located at the Tifton, GA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).

Primary responsibility is to provide primary care services for a panel of 1300 patients. Physician will perform exams according to performance measure guidelines and procedures and dictate notes according to policy/procedure.

Other duties may include screening outpatients to determine need for further care, ordering diagnostic studies, carrying out health promotion and disease prevention activities, initiating and expediting requests for consultations and scheduling special tests and studies.

Performs other related duties as needed. The physician shall document all medical care through the use of the electronic medical records. This included the use of clinical reminders for documentation of care as well as consults, progress notes, doctor's orders and any laboratory or pharmacy requests, etc.

The physician will typically work 8 hour shifts but will not work less than 80 hours during a two-week pay period. Eight hour shifts are from 8 a.m. through 4:30 pm on week days. Physician reports directly to the Primary Care Service Line Manager.

Board certification by the appropriate American Board for his/her specialty is preferred. Physician must hold a certification in Advanced Cardiac Life support.

Salary Range: Up to $225,000 per year

 QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
 
Citizenship: Citizen of the United States.

Education: 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the degree was granted. (schools including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full unrestricted licensure. (Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association.)

 Licensure and Registration: Current, full and unrestricted licensure to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. The physician must and maintain current registration.

Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
 
Board certification by the appropriate American Board for internal medicine/family practice, emergency medicine, doctor of osteopathy with AMA or AOA is preferred.

Tifton, known as the “Friendly City”, is a community located in South Georgia that truly exemplifies southern hospitality. Located just off Interstate 75, Highway 82, Highway 319, and US 41,we are anxious to extend some of that hospitality to visitors and prospective newcomers alike. We are a progressive City ready to accommodate your needs whether they be for a short time, relocation, or looking for a new business or industrial site.

Named for the second time as one of “The 100 Best Small Towns in America” in 2001, Tift County is an ideal business and residential location due to the balance between availability of business services, city style amenities and quality of life. Tifton offers a wonderful lifestyle for young professionals, families and senior citizens. http://www.tifton.net/visitors/about_tifton.php

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.