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Seeking Primary Care Physicians (Internal Medicine or Family Medicine)
Boston and the Boston Suburbs Multiple Clinical Settings from Which to Choose
VA Boston Healthcare System Veterans Health Administration

You are invited to consider joining our team to care for veterans in and around the Boston Area. You must be BE or BC in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine and comfortable with team based care in a small setting with a complex patient population. Three years practice experience with both male and female patients is preferred. You should be comfortable working with Nurse Practitioners in a small setting where youll provide primary care to 14-16 patients per day, Monday through Friday and have no call responsibilities. Panel size is approximately 1200 patients.

Primary care at VA Boston is being redesigned to provide proactive, personalized and patient-driven care to optimize health status and to promote healthy living. Locations include Quincy, Lowell, Framingham, West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, and, you can even opt to float among more than one location.

Discover what its like to enjoy the professional and personal satisfaction of caring for veterans in an exciting location while enjoying a work/life balance that is increasingly rare in todays healthcare environment. You'll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you'll get from caring for those who have served our country and, in addition to competitive pay and liability protection, youll also enjoy a robust benefits plan that includes:

Paid Time Off:
208 Hours paid annual (vacation/personal) leave you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year
104 Hours paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over! Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!
10 Paid federal holidays with pay
Possible 5 Days paid Authorized Absence to attend CME

Insurance:
Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA)
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-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 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 2016, 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


For more information, Email your CV to Don Rainwater, National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, VA New England Healthcare System at don.rainwater@va.gov. Your inquiry will be handled in confidence.
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!