Physician - Family Medicine

Albany, GA 21701

Specialty Family Medicine
Profession Physician

Primary Care Physicians 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.

 Positions are located at the Albany, 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: Must be a US citizen. Non-citizens can be considered if a US citizen is not available.

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.

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.

Welcome to Albany! There is not another city that can offer big city amenities while providing the comforts of a small town like the City of Albany.  Albany is beautifully positioned on the banks of the Flint River.  Incorporated in 1838, Nelson Tift founded the city and named it after the capital of New York.  It is the hub of Southwest Georgia for culture, shopping, education, healthcare, and recreation. Albany is a great place to live, work and play. http://www.albanyga.gov/about-us

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.