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Primary Care Opportunity! Recruitment Incentive! Education Debt Reduction! Work-life Balance! Waco, TX

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyInternal Medicine
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J-1 or H-1B
Salary Range$200,000 to $240,000 / Year
Loan RepaymentYes
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedSign-on

Primary Care Opportunity! Recruitment Incentive! Education Debt Reduction! Work-life Balance! Waco, TX

The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is currently recruiting for Primary Care Physician(s) to provide primary care to a diverse group of Veteran patients for the facilities located in Temple, Texas.  We offer a great benefits package, work-life balance, recruitment incentives all while serving our nation’s heroes! We are centrally located with Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Houston all within a 3 hours' drive.  The international airport is 1 hr. away. We have beautiful lakes with lots of hiking in the area.

Contact me, Corina Sanchez, Physician & Provider Recruiter for more information:

The Primary Care Physician(s) duties include the following:

  • Provides comprehensive care for our veteran population such as services in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of assigned/unassigned patients with acute care needs.
  • Women's health care duties include, assessment and treatment of patients, including pelvic examination, pap smears and other related gender-specific healthcare of women, reviews diagnostic studies and reports abnormal findings.
  • Provides effective medical treatment, consultation, and diagnosis upon request from other Services/Departments.
  • Perform office-based procedures Eg. Knee, shoulder, Hip injections/aspiration.
  • Orders appropriate tests and incorporate results for treatment plan.
  • Initiates or expedites requests for consults, special tests, or studies.
  • Authorized to write both inpatient and outpatient medical orders, treatments and medications.
  • Provides education and counseling to patient and family in preventive care, medical conditions, and use of prescribed treatment and drugs.
  • Serve as an attending/teaching physician for internal medicine/Transitional residents and Preventive medicine residents/students as assigned.
  • BLS required
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

 Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized

Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Eligible

Pay:  Salary Range: $200,000-$240,000. Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases. Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay)

Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)

Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA

Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)

Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)

Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided

Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting


Preferred Experience:

  • Board Eligible/Certified in Internal/Family Medicine
  • Experience in Primary Care and Urgent Care Setting
  • Women's Health training, competency in paper smears
  • Interpretation of EKG, chest X-ray and joint imaging
  • Experience in Quality Improvement projects
  • Experience in teaching residents (post-graduate) and medical students

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package.

Earn a competitive total reward$ package as you peruse excellence in healthcare for Veterans. At the VA, you receive compensation based on your education, experience, and local labor market. You receive annual cost of living increase and biennial "step" increases/ When appropriate, market pay increases resulting from additional credentials, promotions or change in local labor market.

VA Benefits



Paid Time Off:

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


  • 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 12.2% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 16.6% 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 2020, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $19,500, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $25,500.
  • 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

Facility & Address

  • Central Texas Veterans Health Care System-Waco Campus
  • 4800 Memorial Drive Waco TX 76711


Contact Information

Corina Sanchez National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant


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