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The Walla Walla VA Medical Center in Walla Walla, WA, is seeking a full-time Primary Care Physician to join our staff. Prefer candidate be board certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Practice. The incumbent will perform all of the services required in primary care practice and rating exams. Diagnoses and advises veterans of clinical problem discovered during an examination. Position is Monday thru Friday, no weekends, no holidays, and no call.

Walla Walla VAMC has the following openings;

Associate Chief of Staff for Primary Care
Staff Primary Care Physician
Clinical Practice Manager Lewiston, Idaho
Staff Primary Care Physician - Richland

The Walla Walla VA Medical Center Primary service area has a radius of approximately 42,000 square mile area in seven counties in southeastern Washington, four counties in northeastern Oregon and four counties in western Idaho, with an estimated veteran population of 65,000. Operates Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Yakima & Richland, Washington, Lewiston, Idaho and La Grande, Oregon.

VA physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Better Quality of Work/Life Balance! The VA knows that the first step to providing superior patient care is self-care. The quality of work/life balance VA physicians experience simply cannot be found in private practice.

Practice evidence based medicine without the hassles of high malpractice premiums and associated overhead costs!

Typical work week is 40 hours, Monday-Friday schedule

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: You must be a US citizen and hold an unrestricted medical license from any state, territory or commonwealth of the United States.


Fully integrated state of the art Integrated Electronic Medical Records (EMR) network with centralized patient registration and billing.

Our physicians enjoy a competitive salary that is determined by a Physician Compensation Panel based on Qualifications, Education and Commensurate with Experience.


Physicians earn 26 of paid annual leave (vacation) starting their first year and may accumulate up to 86 days. Also earn 13 days of sick leave each year (unlimited accumulation) and in addition enjoy 10 federal holidays with pay each year.

The VHA offers an attractive comprehensive Federal Benefits Package that includes: full malpractice, life insurance, health (portable for life after 5 years), thrift savings plan (401K) with employer matching, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System which has a Defined Benefit Plan Pension vested after 5 years, CME, an unmatched work/life balance, and much more!

A Relocation/Recruitment Incentive may be authorized

Participation in the VA Education and Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) may be available for Physicians with student loan balances.

If you would be interested in exploring a practice in the VHA, please feel free to E-mail your CV and any questions you may have. Please dont hesitate to contact me, it would be my pleasure to assist you and explore our Physician benefits by clicking on the links below:
http://www.vacareers.va.gov/occupations/physicians.asp http://www.vacareers.va.gov/resources/downloads/Physicians_Quad_042210.pdf

Walla Walla is geographically located in the southeastern region of Washington State, approximately four hours by car from Seattle and thirteen miles from the Oregon border.
The Walla Walla Valley is a place where scenic beauty, incredible wineries, enticing restaurants, cultural inspiration, outdoor adventures and small town friendliness come together to create an experience youll want to share again and again. A vibrant reflection of the past and the present, downtown Walla Walla is the place where you begin to discover what makes Walla Walla so special. A walk down tree-lined streets reveals a funky mix of vintage shops, boutiques, cafes, bookstores, tasting rooms, restaurants and more. Add in the numerous pieces of public art and special events, like Feast Walla Walla, the seasonal Farmers Market and outdoor concerts, and you start to see why our downtown has been recognized time and again as one of the best small town Main Streets in the country. There are well over 100 wineries are located in the Walla Walla area producing some of the finest American wines and it is a very popular vacation spot for wine connoisseurs from all over the world. Walla Walla is famous for its sweet onions that became Washington's official state vegetable in 2007. The Walla Walla Farmers Market is a popular destination from May until October providing a selection of bakery treats, flowers and plans, creative arts, and craft items. The choices for endless opportunities for year-round outdoor adventures include fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback riding, boating, canoeing, and camping. For the young and the young at heart, there's BMX racing, disc golf, and skateboarding at Fort Walla Walla Park. And the fun extends throughout the winter, too, with downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. http://www.wallawalla.org/ http://www.ci.walla-walla.wa.us/ http://www.frommers.com/destinations/wallawalla/
For more information and consideration, contact Hank Laguatan, National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, today!
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), under the Department of Veterans Affairs, serves the needs of America's Veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services. To accomplish this mission, VHA strives to be a comprehensive, integrated health care system that provides excellence in health care value, excellence in service as defined by its customers, and excellence in education and research. Join VA -The Best Care-The Best Careers.

Careers in virtually all specialties, with opportunities to be involved in research and academics and remember - with one unrestricted license, you can practice anywhere! Great benefits and leadership programs to boot!