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. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be authorized to highly qualified applicant. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): May be authorized to highly qualified applicant. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): May be eligible to apply for the program if requirements are met. 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, 11 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 Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking a full-time staff physician to be a Dermatology care specialist in Medical Service. The Oklahoma City VAMC is a tertiary care facility serving Oklahoma and part of northern Texas and an integral part of the educational and research mission of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. The successful candidate will have a concurrent faculty appointment with the VA and the University of Oklahoma, Department of Dermatology. Ensure compliance with all quality, policy, and regulatory requirements Participate in high quality inpatient and outpatient care, teaching, and research related to dermatological diseases Apply national and VA guidelines to patient screening, surveillance and management of such diseases Proficient in routine dermatological surgical procedures including minor surgery or other treatment procedures to address malignant lesions Participate in the education and supervision of trainees in Dermatology Qualify for a faculty appointment at the University of Oklahoma, Department of Dermatology Evaluate patient through questions, examinations, symptom review, and medical testing Participate in the supervision of mid-level providers assigned to the Dermatology Service Examine patient skin for abnormalities or malignancies Requests and performs biopsies, sample tissue collections, or other tests as needed Analyze patient test results Counsel and educate patients on hygiene, diet, and disease prevention Perform cosmetic procedures such as liposuction, laser resurfacing, and microdermabrasion Set patient goals and discuss treatment plan Establish timelines, tasks, and medical needs of patients Develop treatment plans for medications or skin therapy to help patient reach goal Prescribe medications, hormonal agents, or topical treatments, and monitor patient intake Recommend surgeons or other further treatments for advanced skin diseases or cancer Consult with surgeons on patient procedures Document patient records and progress including symptoms, medications, and treatments Conduct research to better serve patients Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, Variable hours
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.