Traveling Physician Family or Internal Medicine (1PPT)
Vighter Medical Group
Company: Vighter Medical Group LLC Title: Traveling Physician Family or Internal Medicine Position Type: Location : Reports to: Project Manager Shift Type : Day Job Summary: Vighter is pleased to announce a career opportunity to give back to Americas heroes and help them receive their well-deserved Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits. The VA is experiencing substantial increases in their annual claims receipts. Vighter assists the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in providing quality compensation and pension examinations to Veterans seeking benefits for service-connected health issues. Clinical findings from the examinations are delivered to the Government to facilitate timely disability award determinations. Principle Accountabilities:
Review medical history prior to the appointment
Gather information from the veteran from a physical assessment and verbal dialogue
Completion of a Compensation and Pension assessment - an objective, one-time, non-treatment General Medical assessment as it pertains to the claims that have been filed
Common reasons for assessment are related to general medical complaints
Complete Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs) electronically and submit within 24 hours after completion of the exam. No typing is necessary while the Veteran is present in the room. Time is provided throughout the day for dictation so as not to disrupt the flow of patient interview.
The exam will be reviewed by an in-house Clinical team, request clarification if necessary, and will submit directly to the VA
No treatment is determined. No follow-up is performed. Assessments only.
Previous VA or compensation assessment experience is a plus, but not required.
Comfortable learning new technology and submitting examination documentation online
Proficient in the use of the computer and web-based programs
Licensed Doctor of Family or Internal Medicine
Must be able to TRAVEL and Cover different locations across the U.AS monthly
MD or DO with state license (can be licensed in any state)
2 Years experience in profession
Apx. 1-2 Weeks per month
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day
Must be willing to work overtime if necessary
Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
Must be able to pass a 5-panel urine drug screen
General Liability, Professional Liability, and Medical Malpractice Insurance paid for by the company
Full-time employees receive Health, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Accidental Disability & Dismemberment, 4% retirement match 401K, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, and Accident Coverage
We specialize in healthcare staffing, medical support services, and the application of technology in related fields. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help.
Vighter was founded on the principles of agility, customer service, and dedication to mission success. We are highly responsive to client requests and excel in dynamic environments. Our customer service approach caters not only to clients, but is also focused internally to support all of our great employees working around the world. Vighter’s dedication to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success flows throughout the organization. We are committed to exceeding our client’s expectations whenever and wherever services are required.
Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The incorporation of technology allows us to execute large-scale recruiting and hiring campaigns, which fills vacancies more efficiently than ever before. Certifications such as ISO 9001 and The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Services accreditation provide clients with significant reassurances that we maintain an unwavering commitment to quality.