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The Seattle VA Medical Center Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), Mt Vernon, WA, is seeking a dynamic board-certified or board-eligible physician for the position of Primary Care for male and female veterans. The patient population ranges from young adult to geriatrics. The Incumbent will demonstrate proficiency in practice, planning, and self-direction in goal setting for managing each Veterans medical need. Candidates should be board-certified in Family Practice or Internal Medicine, with experience in womens health care. There are potential leadership opportunities. Position is Monday thru Friday, no weekends, no holidays, and no call.

Duties: In this position, you will provide comprehensive primary care for men and women veterans of all ages (20 to elderly). This includes management of a panel of patients providing preventive health care; primary care evaluation and management of medical conditions; and gender-specific primary care for women including (but not limited to) cervical cancer screening, basic gynecologic issues, contraception, pre-pregnancy planning, menopause care, and basic breast care. Gynecology consultation is available at both of the main VA sites in Seattle and Tacoma, and through e-consults. You can expect your patient panel to be 20-30% women. You will be working in a team-based care environment, and will have opportunities for participating in quality improvement activities to enhance care. Physicians serve as consultants for clinic nurse practitioners.

Recruitment or Relocation Incentives may be authorized.
The VHA provides patient centered care, delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning and continuous improvement. The Veteran's experience and health outcomes are improved with an emphasis on prevention through healing relationships in an optimal healing environment. We are seeking new team members interested in working in this environment. We are looking for team members that possess high energy, a strong work ethic, integrity, who are kind and empathetic, have a sense of humor, and who enjoy working for a collaborative, team-oriented system. The team member must be willing to build customer confidence by professional dress and demeanor.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.

VA Physician Benefits
Practice evidence based medicine without the hassle of high malpractice premiums and associated overhead costs!
Utilize the most sophisticated Integrated Electronic Medical Records network with centralized patient registration and billing
Enjoy a competitive salary, 26 vacation days, 10 federal holidays, and 13 sick days annually
A comprehensive Federal Benefits package including malpractice, life, health, 401K, CME, etc.
An unmatched work/life balance and very high quality personal and professional life!

Mount Vernon sits at the center of Skagit County, a true slice of Pacific Northwest heaven located halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, BC. About 25 miles wide and 95 miles long, some of Washingtons most scenic and pristine landscape is found in the Upper Skagits North Cascades National Park. From there the land flows like the Skagit River through nutrient-rich farmland to the shores of the Salish Sea. What makes Skagit really unique is the health and diversity of its natural resources.

Part of the National Trust Main Street Program, downtown Mount Vernon has lovely historic buildings where you will find, local coffee shops, art galleries and treasures that includes the annual Tulip Festival Street Fair. Also, Mount Vernon has become a Foodie Destination enjoy a wide variety of culinary delights, local wineries and brew pubs.

The unbeatable combination of outdoor recreation, scenic wonders, local shopping, dining, entertainment, and rich heritage makes Mount Vernon a natural choice for a romantic get-a-way or a family vacation

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!