Internal Medicine Academic Practice Opportunity

VA Connecticut Healthcare System
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Facility: VA Connecticut Healthcare System 
Address: 950 Campbell Avenue 
West Haven, CT 06516 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Internal Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: No
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Internal Medicine Physician needed to care for our Veterans - Academic Opportunity!

The West Haven, CT VA Healthcare System 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. 

Our VA receives the highest ratings in national assessments.  In addition, we are a happy group with low physician turnover. We value diversity and welcome applicants of all backgrounds. 

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

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive available for highly qualified candidate

Selected candidate my be eligible for student loan repayment through the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability. 

Requirements:

  • US Citizenship
  • 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/

If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to samuel.wright4@va.gov  or call Sam Wright VHA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant at 334-294-6130

VA Connecticut Healthcare System was officially formed in 1995 with the integration of the VA medical centers in West Haven and Newington. VA Connecticut serves Veterans in Connecticut and southern New England. The West Haven campus is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level One Facility. The Newington campus is an ambulatory care center that provides primary and specialty care. Community-based outpatient clinics are located in Danbury, New London, Stamford, Waterbury, Willimantic and Winsted. Vet Centers are located in Danbury, Hartford, Norwich and New Haven. VA Connecticut HCS is a member of the VA New England Healthcare System (VISN 1) headquartered in Bedford, Mass. In fiscal year 2015, VA Connecticut served more than 59,000 patients.

 

Affiliations

VA Connecticut is affiliated with many institutions of higher education. The primary affiliations are with the Yale University School of Medicine and the University of Connecticut Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. A Nursing Academy is based at the West Haven campus in partnership with the Fairfield University School of Nursing.

Authorized Beds

216
 

Accreditations

The VA New England Healthcare System (VISN 1), which includes VA Connecticut, is accredited by the The Joint Commission. VA Connecticut is accredited in the Hospital Accreditation Program, Long Term Care, Behavioral Health, Home Care and Ambulatory Care. VA Connecticut is also accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care. The Errera Community Care Center Programs and the Eastern Blind Rehabilitation Center are accredited by Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The Laboratory Service is accredited by College of American Pathologists (CAP).

Research and National Programs

VA Connecticut conducts research in psychiatry, medicine, surgery, neurology and related basic sciences. National Veterans Health Administration programs at VA Connecticut include the following:

  • Eastern Blind Rehabilitation Center
  • Northeast Program Evaluation Center (NEPEC)
  • Coordinating Center for Cooperative Studies Program
  • National Virology Reference Laboratory
  • National Laboratory for Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases
  • Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC)
  • National Center for PTSD
  • National Center for Research in Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
  • VA/Yale Center for Neuroscience and Nerve Regeneration
  • Clinical Epidemiology Center

 

Specialized Program

VA Connecticut also has the following specialized program, which is recognized nationally and regionally as the best offered in the Department of Veterans Affairs:

  • Single PhotoEmission Computerized Tomography SPECT, which provides state of the art imaging for medical care and research in biology, psychiatry, cardiology and oncology.

Contact Information
Contact: Samuel Wright 
Phone: 334-294-6130
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