Outpatient Primary Care physician in Buffalo! No call!

Buffalo, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center
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Facility: Buffalo, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center 
Address: 3495 Bailey Ave 
Buffalo, NY 14215 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Family Medicine
Internal Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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Primary Care (Outpatient) open M-F in Buffalo, NY! No call, 10-14 patients (avg), excellent benefits!

Start a career with VA and embark on a journey towards leadership potential, fantastic schedules, student loan repayment up to 200K and giving back to those who have served our country!

At VA, you can focus on patient care. Here, you won't have to worry about overhead costs, inability to use your generous vacation time, crazy call schedules or your hospital/practice changing groups/owners. We have openings in Primary Care working Outpatient M-F with most schedules 8-4:30, no call or weekends.

The Buffalo facility opened in 1950 and provides medical, surgical, mental health and long-term care services through a range of inpatient and outpatient programs. It is the main referral center for cardiac surgery, cardiology and comprehensive cancer care for central and western New York and northern Pennsylvania.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: •Licensure: Any full and unrestricted license from any US State or Territory is sufficient to work at any VA Medical Center or clinic •Recruitment incentive may be approved depending on location •Student Loan Repayment: You may be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award of up to $200,000 under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) •$1,000 CME reimbursement + 5 day paid absence to attend •Free liability protection! •Performance bonus of up to an additional $15K each year! •No physician employment contracts!

I'd love to speak with you about your next move.

Contact me today,

Hillary Garcia

 

About the VA

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.

More than 7.9 million Veterans, their family members, and survivors are enrolled in the VA Health System, with more than 6.3 million seeking treatment each year. Currently, that annual treatment involves 773,600 inpatient visits and 60 million outpatient visits. About 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work in interdisciplinary care teams to deliver those patient services daily.

VA's patient population crosses a wide spectrum of individuals, from elderly World War II Veterans, to baby boomer Vietnam Vets, to today's younger heroes who served during the Gulf War era and in the present day Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. VA also serves a growing number of women Veterans, who currently account for seven percent of the total Veteran population.

The Buffalo VA Medical Center provides ambulatory care, primary care, and secondary care in acute medicine and surgery, specialized tertiary care, spinal cord injury, outpatient care, a full range of extended care and mental health services and a robust research program. The Buffalo, NY facility is a referral center for cardiac surgery, cardiology and comprehensive cancer care. medical, surgical, mental health and long term care services through a range of inpatient and outpatient programs.

It's an integrated healthcare system with seven community based outpatient clinics. A rich tradition of providing quality healthcare to Veterans remains its' foundation. They have built a strong reputation as a tertiary referral and teaching VA medical center with a strong teaching mission in most major medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. They provide world class health care in a safe, patient-centered environment.

The Medical Center is academically affiliated with the State University of New York at Buffalo along with 66 additional universities and professional schools in biomedical sciences, audiology, dentistry, dietetics, health care administration, medicine, nursing, nurse anesthesia, occupational and physical therapy, pharmacy, psychology, speech pathology, and social work.

Medical Center researchers have earned worldwide acclaim in developing the cardiac pacemaker. Recent breakthroughs in the study of tinnitus, progress toward a vaccine for childhood ear infections, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease promise benefits to all mankind.

VA Benefits

Paid Time Off:

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 10 paid Federal holidays per year
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses

Insurance:

  • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available
  • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
  • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option

Federal Retirement Plan:

  • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-RAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
  • How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee’s salary
  • Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2015, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000.
  • The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
  • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
  • In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
  • Disability Retirement
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years’ service

Contact Information
Contact: Hillary Garcia 
Phone: 816-548-8803
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