Job ID: 289835798  |  Last Updated: 6/15/2021

Primary Care Physician - Battle Creek, MI

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Battle Creek, MI
Applicant Contact
Laura Hargis
Physician Recruiter and Retention Specialist
(269) 873-3487
(269) 223-6907
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

The Physician will be assigned to the Medical Service of the Battle Creek VA Medical Center providing primary care to Veterans enrolled in Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT).

The position is for a board eligible, board certified Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician who will be responsible for delivery of primary care to patients enrolled at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Extended hours on Wednesday and Saturdays. Do to the nature of this position, hours may be rotated or extended based on the needs of the Medical Center and our Veterans. Travel not required.

Benefits: Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:
Competitive Pay with guaranteed salary increases
Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15k per year
26 days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
13 paid sick days annually with no limit on accumulation
10 paid Federal Holidays
CME Stipend and up 5 days paid absence to attend CME
Federal Retirement Plan
Thrift Savings Plan (401K) with partial agency match
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Nationwide Mobility

This position is eligible for the VAs Education Debt Reduction Program.

Salary: $180,000 to $225,000 per year

Conditions of Employment
United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
Designated and/or random drug testing required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
Must pass pre-employment physical examination

Basic Requirements:
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Preferred Experience: Board certification in Internal or Family Medicine.

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