Physician (Hospice &Palliative Care)

Saint Cloud, MN
Jun 01, 2018
Jul 01, 2018
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

If you are a new Federal Employee or a transfer from another Federal agency, Education Debt Reduction Program funding may be authorized for the health professional education that was required of the position. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

Recruitment Incentive: A recruitment incentive may be authorized pending budget availability.

This is an "Open and Continuous" announcement. Applicants will be reviewed for all required documentation and referred every two weeks until the vacancy is filled.

You could be part of an important initiative to provide primary care for our nations Veterans!

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs primary care professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.

If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE").


Recruiting a full-time Physician for the Hospice Palliative Care (HPC) clinic.

·HPC is a continuum of comfort-oriented and supportive services, with a goal to achieve the best possible quality of life through relief of suffering, control of symptoms, and restoration of functional capacity to the greatest extent possible.

·HPC programs emphasize:

  • Comprehensive management of the physical, psychological, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the Veteran.
  • Palliative care emphasizes symptom control for life-limiting illness.
  • HPC Physician will work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals from medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, chaplaincy and other providers to meet the needs of Veterans and families served by this program.
Work Schedule: Administrative Days
Financial Disclosure Report: No Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 15

Who May Apply This job is open to… United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.


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