Internal Medicine Trained Physician needed to care for our Veterans – Academic Opportunity!
The West Haven, CT VA is searching for a smart, thoughtful, caring physician to join us in Primary Care.
We pride ourselves on our academic environment with many educational and quality improvement opportunities, great collaboration among talented internists and specialists, and high-quality team-based care. We are a happy group with low physician turnover.
Duties: The position is for a full-time internist and would involve providing primary care to a panel of patients, as well as precepting medical residents and medical students as a clinician educator with an academic appointment at Yale University. The physician will also supervise inpatient and medicine consult care, each for 1 month each year.
We seek a physician who is highly skilled in the management/treatment of a patient's primary care needs, including preventive, chronic and urgent care. The physician will operate as a member of the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT). The PACT consists of the Physician, RN Care Manager, a LPN or Health technician, and a Medical Support Assistant.
The clinic is also well-supported by Social Work, Case Management, and Clinical Pharmacy. You will provide medical care services and evaluation of Veterans with compassion, and provide education and counseling of Veterans and families regarding preventive care, medical conditions, and treatment.
Work Hours: 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Salary Range: $180s-$200s, depending on experience
Unrestricted License (any state) with no history of suspension or revocation
BC or BE in Internal Medicine
West Haven is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. At the 2010 census, the population of the city was 55,564. The West Haven shore is one of the state’s foremost locations to observe rare shorebirds, serving as a migratory route for some of the most endangered bird species.
The Sandy Point Beach & Bird Sanctuary, one of the sites featured on the Connecticut Coastal Birding Trail, has been designated an “important bird area” by Audubon Connecticut. The estuary is also where Sammy the harp seal has been spotted.
Historic Bradley Point Park, boasting scenic panoramas of Long Island Sound, marks the area where invading British troops landed on July 5, 1779, and now serves as a haven for picnickers and passive recreation. The shoreline is just minutes from the downtown business and entertainment district. http://www.cityofwesthaven.com/
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. To learn more visit: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/
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About VA Connecticut Healthcare System
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.