Job ID: 289196806  |  Last Updated: 5/3/2018

Women's Health Opportunity - Tacoma, WA

American Lake VAMC
Tacoma, WA
Applicant Contact
Henry Laguatan
National Healthcare Recruitment
(206) 658-4289
(206) 658-4283
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

The Womens Clinic at the American Lake section of General Medicine Service within the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, situated in Tacoma, WA, is seeking a dynamic board certified or board eligible physician for the position of Primary Care Provider, Womens Health Clinic. 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 comprehensive primary care. There are potential teaching opportunities as well, and the provider may choose to spend a portion of time in Primary Care Clinic, providing primary care for male veterans.
Duties: In this position, you will provide comprehensive primary care for Women Veterans of all ages, including a large number of younger patients. This includes management of a panel of patients, providing preventive health care; primary care evaluation and management of medical conditions; contraception and pre-pregnancy planning. You work as part of the multi-disciplinary Womens Clinic, including nursing, pharmacy, gynecology, social work, mental health and nutrition, to provide team-based care and participate in quality improvement activities to enhance care. Physicians serve as consultants for clinic nurse practitioners, and there are future opportunities to expand teaching in Womens Clinic.

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!
Located at the foot of Mount Rainier and along the shores of Commencement Bay in Washington state, Tacoma is recognized as a livable and progressive international city. With a population of more than 199,600 residents, the city that incorporated in 1884 has grown from its historical roots as a home of sawmills and a bustling port that exported goods around the world to a center for international exports, the arts and healthy, affordable living. Today Tacoma is a thriving city with a revitalized downtown that caters to residents and visitors alike with its shopping, dining, theaters and award-winning arts and architecture.

For more information and consideration, contact Hank Laguatan, National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, today!

Employer Profile

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!

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