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Physician - CBOC Primary Care (PACT)
location icon Brick, NJ
Overview
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OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.
THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS (STANDING REGISTER) ANNOUNCEMENT. APPLICATIONS WILL BE REFERRED PERIODICALLY AS RECEIVED. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE CLOSED ONCE THE POSITION IS FILLED.
Duties

VA New Jersey Health Care System (VANJHCS) seeks to recruit a full-time Primary Care (PACT) Physician at its Brick, NJ Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). PACT denotes the "Patient Aligned Care Team," which is the VA's patient-centered medical home model. The CBOCs are a section within Ambulatory Care Service under the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief of the CBOCs, who reports to the Associate Chief of Staff of Ambulatory Care Service. The key role of the Primary Care Physician is to provide comprehensive patient-centered primary medical care to a panel of Veterans through a team-based approach. The primary care services provided to Veterans by the PACT provider include the spectrum of whole health from wellness to chronic disease management, women's health care, preventive health care, pain management, and population health management. The Primary Care Physician reports to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and the immediate designated clinical supervisor within Ambulatory Care Service, and collaborates with the CBOC Administrative Officer (AO) and others assigned as CBOC administrative and clinical supervisors (Nurse Manager/Administrative Supervisors). He/she will partner with a Primary Care PACT Team including nursing and clerical support, and the extended PACT team. The extended PACT team members are comprised of Primary Care Mental Health, Nutrition, Health Coaching, Prevention, Integrative Medicine, and Virtual Health. PACT Primary Care at the Brick CBOC is actively undergoing Patient-Centered Care Whole Health transformation with the opportunity to participate in training, inter-disciplinary collaboration, and process improvement team projects. Our PACT vision is to "Fulfill our promise to partner with Veterans to provide an optimal experience that promotes whole health and well-being." You will have the opportunity to join the PACT teams on their Whole Health journey in partnership with Veterans.

Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm plus rotating Saturdays and a weekly evening clinic.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.

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$101,967
$225,000
Job Details
Application Open Date
12/7/2017

Application Close Date
12/5/2018
Organization
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Who May Apply
United States Citizens

Status
Full-Time


  • More About VAOpen More About VA SectionClose More About VA Section
    • VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice: VHA physician brochure.

      Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of 26 days per leave year (1 day per pay period).

      This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

      It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

      This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

      United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

      VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

      Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

      If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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    • Basic Requirements:
      • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
      • 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 Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
      • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
      • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
      • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
      • Physical requirements outlined below.
      Preferred Experience: Board certification and experience in routine women's health is strongly preferred.

      Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
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  • How To ApplyOpen How To Apply SectionClose How To Apply Section
    • All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 12/05/2018 to receive consideration.

      1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
      2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.

      NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

      To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
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    • Series: 0602-Medical Officer
      Job Pay Type: Per Year
      Job Openings:
      Job Position: CBDT-10090241-17-GP-OCA

      VA New Jersey Health Care System (VANJHCS) seeks to recruit a full-time Primary Care (PACT) Physician at its Brick, NJ Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). PACT denotes the "Patient Aligned Care Team," which is the VA's patient-centered medical home model. The CBOCs are a section within Ambulatory Care Service under the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief of the CBOCs, who reports to the Associate Chief of Staff of Ambulatory Care Service. The key role of the Primary Care Physician is to provide comprehensive patient-centered primary medical care to a panel of Veterans through a team-based approach. The primary care services provided to Veterans by the PACT provider include the spectrum of whole health from wellness to chronic disease management, women's health care, preventive health care, pain management, and population health management. The Primary Care Physician reports to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and the immediate designated clinical supervisor within Ambulatory Care Service, and collaborates with the CBOC Administrative Officer (AO) and others assigned as CBOC administrative and clinical supervisors (Nurse Manager/Administrative Supervisors). He/she will partner with a Primary Care PACT Team including nursing and clerical support, and the extended PACT team. The extended PACT team members are comprised of Primary Care Mental Health, Nutrition, Health Coaching, Prevention, Integrative Medicine, and Virtual Health. PACT Primary Care at the Brick CBOC is actively undergoing Patient-Centered Care Whole Health transformation with the opportunity to participate in training, inter-disciplinary collaboration, and process improvement team projects. Our PACT vision is to "Fulfill our promise to partner with Veterans to provide an optimal experience that promotes whole health and well-being." You will have the opportunity to join the PACT teams on their Whole Health journey in partnership with Veterans.

      Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm plus rotating Saturdays and a weekly evening clinic.

      Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.

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