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Physician - Family Medicine - Sports Medicine - Compensation and Pension Physician wanted

Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

The VA of Southern Nevada Healthcare System is recruiting for physicians to work in the Administrative Medicine Department as a Compensation and Pension (C&P) Physician.
Full Time and Part Time Key Requirements: Must be a U.S. CitizenMust be B/E or B/C The physician selected will perform duties at the VAMC medical center on a regular schedule of Monday-Friday from 0730-1600 with one-half hour off for lunch. The scope of practice for the C&P Physician will include but is not limited to:


Conduct Compensation and Pension examinations on Veterans and Active-Duty Service members utilizing VBA formatted worksheets.
Provide a physical, emotional, and cognitive assessment of the individual examined (with the possibility that a medical opinion could be requested. As part of the examination process the VBA could request a complete review of the electronic medical record).
Obtains medical history and performs physical examinations, provides evaluation and establishes diagnosis of Veterans/Active Service Members, orders and evaluates appropriate diagnostic studies, conducts medical record review, makes assessments as to the likelihood that presenting medical condition(s) are related to military service and acts within the guidelines and quality indicators set forth by the Office of Disability and Medical Assessment (DMA). There is exclusion of treatment and prescription in the C&P setting.
The individual must demonstrate the knowledge of the changes associated with aging and possess the ability to evaluate veterans based upon physical, psycho/social, cultural, safety and other age-related factors.

The work of the C&P Physician is primarily in an office environment and sedentary in nature. The work requires an elevated level of concentration and emotional stamina.

The Incumbent participates in Primary Care coverage (if applicable)
Participates in Quality Assurance activities

Participates in Protected Peer Review & pertinent peer chart review activities
Participates in care Line staff meetings, Specialty Care Team meetings and mandatory staff functions
Completes all mandatory training modules timely
Teaches house staff/students/in outpatient clinic as appropriate
Completes required number of total credit hours and patient safety hours annually
Must maintain active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Adheres to facility current policies and procedures and Medical Staff By-law
Coordinates and supervises the scope of practice of assigned mid-level and appropriate allied health practitioner staff to ensure their rights and practice goals are achieved and integrated expeditiously to benefit patient care.
Any other duties as assigned by Chief or Assistant Chief of Administrative Medicine Service
Work Schedule:
Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm Benefits and Features Expected Salary range will be competitive for the academic rank and include a full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA provides employees 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 through 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, with up to five percent government matching contributions.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a VA job announcement includes language requiring applicants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply to this Job Announcement. VA may request information regarding your vaccination status, if selected, for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
PandoLogic. Keywords: Sports Medicine Physician, Location: North Las Vegas, NV - 89086

Keywords: Veterans Health Administration, North Las Vegas , Physician - Family Medicine - Sports Medicine - Compensation and Pension Physician wanted, Healthcare , North Las Vegas, Nevada

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