Visit Rio Rancho-Unique Culture and History of New Mexico -Primary Care Physician Opportunity-Care for Veterans-Great Benefits
The New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS) Ambulatory Care Service is seeking qualified Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician to come care for our Veterans in our Northwest Rio Rancho Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The Primary Care Physician will be responsible for providing comprehensive primary care services to a defined panel of patients. This includes history taking, physical examination, ordering of laboratories and diagnostic studies, diagnosis, and formulation of treatment plans for acute and chronic conditions within the scope of Internal Medicine or Family Medicine practice.
Current Panel Size of 1200
Expectation of 14 scheduled Face to Face visits per day + overbooks and telemedicine
Busy but not overwhelming
Well supported with sub specialties
Experience the unique culture and history of New Mexico with local day trips including national parks, scenic byways, world-class museums, archeological ruins, rural landscapes and high-tech attractions. History beckons with nearby attractions in New Mexico that evolved over the centuries, with the Anasazi Indians and visits from the Hispanic explorer Coronado, to create a unique cultural tapestry of traditions and legends. The City of Rio Rancho began in the 1960s on 55,000 acres of land on the outskirts of Albuquerque. Today, Rio Rancho offers a cultural diversity within its population of 75,000. Every major attraction in the Land of Enchantment is accessible from Rio Rancho within a day’s scenic drive, including Indian Pueblos, Santa Fe, Taos, and so much more. Rio Rancho's high-desert climate provides breathtaking vistas and plenty of room for high-altitude outdoor adventures year-round. Even if you are just passing through, Rio Rancho offers a variety of affordable, modern and convenient lodging, dining and shopping opportunities.
The NMVAHCS is a leader in the provision of rural health care, opening its first VA-staffed community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) in Farmington, New Mexico, followed by clinics in Artesia, Gallup, Raton, Silver City, Rio Rancho and Santa Fe. In recent years, the NMVAHCS has contracted with Valor Healthcare, Primary Care Solutions and Ben Archer Health Center to provide Veterans access to clinics throughout New Mexico and southwest Colorado.
If interested in learning more about this position, please email an updated CV to Timothy.Blakney@va.gov or call 303-202-8351.
Internal Number: MD/DO
About The New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS)
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.