As a staff physician in our Primary Care Clinic in Green Valley, Arizona, you will provide comprehensive care to a panel of adult patients, from young adult to elderly, and perform the following:

* Provide care to optimize patient health

* Work seamlessly with other health care team members and support VA patient satisfaction initiatives

* Contribute to the achievement of quality care standards

* Write orders for diagnostic testing

* Prescribe medications

* Consult with specialty services

* Utilize computerized/electronic medical records

* Provide patient care in accordance with professional standards, core values and commitment to service excellence.

* Must be proficient in the use of computerized systems related to patient care.

Preferred Experience:

* Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.

Clinical Contact:
Dr. John K. Lees at (520) ###-####, ext.


Federal Benefits for Physicians:

* 26 days paid vacation per year

* 13 days sick leave per year

* 10 paid holidays

* 15 days military leave per year for active reservists and National Guard

* Health and Life Insurance (may elect coverage into retirement)

* Pay for performance up to an amount equal to 7.5% of annual pay up to $15,000

* Authorized Absence for Continuing Medical Education (Full-time staff only)

* Liability protection for Federal Employees

* Retirement-Federal Annuity Plan

* Thrift Savings Plan (TSP-tax deferred savings plan)



Job Details

Application Open Date


Application Close Date



Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Who May Apply

US Citizens and Non Citizens


Full Time

* More About VA

* This position may be filled on a full-time permanent or full-time temporary basis.

If appointed to a full-time permanent position, you may be required to service a two year probationary period.

SALARY IS DETERMINED BY A COMPENSATION PANEL commensurate with education and experience.

The pay range will reflect the established tier for the specialty/assignment.)

All information submitted in response to this vacancy announcement is subject to verification by VetPro

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

Recruitment is current and on-going until position(s) are filled.

This Agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

A recruitment or relocation incentive is authorized for this position.

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

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.

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

* Qualifications

* Basic Requirements:

1. Must be proficient in written and spoken English.

2. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.

3. 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.

4. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

Preferred Experience:
Board certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine/Family Practice by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or America Board of Family Practice (ABFM).

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

* Benefits

* VA offers a comprehensive benefits package.

This link provides an overview of the benefits associated with a VA practice:
VHA physician brochure.

Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.


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