Physician (General Internal Medicine) MOVE TIME Weight Loss and Healthy Living Clinic
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Palo Alto, California
Internal Number: 602989000
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Yes Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting The incumbent will be responsible for assessment and care of new and returning patients to the MOVE TIME Weight Loss and Healthy Living Clinic. The provider will be trained in Obesity Medicine and will provide care including medical weight loss and pre and post op weight loss surgery care (both inpatient and outpatient). The incumbent will be responsible for ordering diagnostics, consultations, medications (including scheduled medications requiring CURES assessments), assist with discharge instructions and other therapies as medically indicated, completing all required VA computer documentation, responding to emails, phone calls and notifications in a timely manner. They will help with clinic quality improvement and patient education materials. The incumbent will be working both remotely by telephone and video appointments, as well as at the Palo Alto VA site (or potentially other sites if indicated). Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.