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Seeking a Primary Care Physician (Internal Medicine or Family Medicine)

Specialty: Family Medicine

Location: Bedford, Massachusetts
Degree: MD
Board Status: N/A
Fellowship Required: No
Perm/Locum: See Notes - Perm
Workload: Full Time
Position Type:
  • Hospital

Physician - Family Medicine Job in Bedford, MA

  • 5 Days paid Authorized Absence to attend CME.
  • Work on a beautifully wooded campus adjacent to a gold course, in an historic town that has a lot to offer while be located in close proximity to Boston and the coast.
  • And 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan.
  • See about 12-14 patients per day as part of a large practice with 8 patient care teams and 12 primary care providers.
  • Our Mission: The mission of the Bedford VA Hospital based Primary Care Clinic is to provide compassionate health care services in primary care and mental health to eligible veterans residing in and around the Bedford area.
  • Fers-Frae basic benefits (pension).
  • 10 Paid federal holidays with pay.
  • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension.
  • How is pension funded?
  • Disability Retirement.
  • In addition to Fers, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel.
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service.
  • Work with group that is always thinking outside the box to improve the quality and efficiency of work and in which there is very little physician turnover.
  • Work with RNs and LPNs, along with administrative support staff in a team based approach.
  • Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!
  • Similar to 401(k) savings plans available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of 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.
  • Long-term care insurance available.
  • A women's health and urgent care clinic are located adjacent to the primary care clinic.
  • VA New England Healthcare System - Veterans Health Administration.
  • Federal Employees Retirement System (Fers) - a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow use of tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses not reimbursed by your health insurance plan.
  • No Primary Care.
  • Your inquiry will be handled in confidence.
  • Must be comfortable providing comprehensive primary care to both male and female patients.
  • Dental & Vision: options include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA).
  • Also available is a multidisciplinary team to support pain management.
  • 13 days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over!
  • Employees automatically contribute 4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12% of the employee's salary.
  • 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.
  • Seeking a Primary Care Physician (Internal Medicine or Family Medicine).
  • 26 days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave - you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year.
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options available with the cost shared by the Federal Government.
  • Health Insurance: an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA).
  • Bedford, Massachusetts.
  • Have onsite access to mental health services and lab blood drawing, social work and Clinical Pharmacists.
  • Have 4 hours set aside for patient relayed administrative work and also time set aside for staff and team meetings.