Staff Physician (Acute Care- Community Living Center)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Internal Number: 629888400
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center Section of Acute Medicine is seeking a full-time staff physician interested in an academic Acute Medicine position with a focus on post-acute care in our Community Living Center (CLC) . Primary responsibilities include patient care duties providing medical care in the short-term skilled nursing, rehab and dementia venues in the CLC; teaching and supervision of medical trainees including residents, and advanced practice provider supervision. Clinical care may also include patient care duties in other Acute Medicine clinical venues including on the inpatient medical wards and in our Emergency Department. Off-hours and overnight coverage will be required. Other responsibilities and shifts will be assigned as required by the clinical needs of the Acute Medicine Section. The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team delivering patient-focused, quality care in the CLC. Exceptional clinical and organizational skills and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team required. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) Offered: Yes Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday - Friday with possibility of Saturdays- hours will vary and include occasional nights
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.