• Virginia Department of Human Resource Management
  • $205,920.00 -205,920.00/year*
  • Healthcare - Physician
  • Full-Time

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Job Description

Eastern State Hospital, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, was founded in 1773, with a well-intentional emphasis on community focused mental health care. This state of the art campus, situated on 500 acres, consists of two patient care buildings with 300 patients, and a highly skilled staff of over 900. Eastern State Hospital is part of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) system, and is accredited by the Joint Commission. ESH invites applications for the position of the Primary Care Physician. This position serves as the lead physician for primary care services, provides supervision of medical consultation services, oversees the provision of primary medical care in the facility to include the Health Services Clinic for treatment of patients and employee injuries and referrals, as well as the Admitting Physician for the Admission Suite. Collaborates with the Hospital Medical Director and program staff regarding clinical and administrative program needs. Ensures medical record compliance with regard to state, federal regulations, TJC and CMS standards and other accrediting bodies or agencies. Ensures medical record documentation compliance rate of 100% for monthly reviews and appropriate completion of documentation to support reimbursement activities for medical coding and billing practices. Serves as an on-call physician when scheduled and as needed.

Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes. Contact 757-###-#### for assistance.

Eastern State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to applicants without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.

Minimum Qualifications

Current, Virginia license to practice Medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Current DEA registration.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy and completion of an accredited / approved Internal Medicine or Family Medicine residency program.
Examine, evaluate, diagnose and treat psychiatric and mental illnesses.
Skilled in documenting in the medical record and articulating and interacting with patients and others regarding clinical / administrative concerns or issues.
Serve as an on-call physician when scheduled and as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Board Certification in Internal Medicine preferred.
Experience with an inpatient population preferred.

Special Requirements

Applicants show interest in this position by submitting, in its entirety online, an application and all required application material(s).
Applicants are solely responsible for ensuring that the application and supplemental materials thoroughly reflects their knowledge, skills, and abilities, as it relates to the advertised qualifications. For full consideration, a completed application must be received online by 11:59PM on the Job Close Date
Applicants who list see resume in lieu of completing the application may miss the opportunity for full consideration.
Eastern State Hospital conducts a comprehensive and thorough fingerprint based background check. The background check may include: criminal history, sex offender registry checks, reference checks, degree validation, driving records, license verification, credit history review as well as a pre-employment drug screen.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Eastern State Hospital offers a competitive benefit package to include various health care plans, paid life insurance, Virginia Retirement System retirement plan, 12 paid holidays, annual, family personal and sick leave.

Eastern State Hospital is a tobacco-free facility.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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