Family Practice Physician
Placitas, New Mexico, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Family Practice-Without OB
Salary $149.00 – $150.00 hourly
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Locums/Travel
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location 1 Medical Center Dr, Clarksburg, West Virginia, 26301, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/14/24

Family Practice Physician
Clarksburg, WV

Job Description

Slow Paced, Healthier, Overall Better Way of Life

The Community - Clarksburg, West Virginia
The City of Clarksburg is located in the hills of north central West Virginia at the intersection of Interstate 79 and U.S. Route 50, the second busiest interchange in the state. Clarksburg is unique in that it is the largest city in the region, yet still has the advantages of a small hometown community. Our area has the nation's lowest crime rate, making our way of life even more desirable. A rich mix of retail, industry, and government services, with a thriving business community exist, along with many recreational facilities and one of the best preserved historic downtowns in the state. Clarksburg was named National Small City of the Year in 2011 by the National League of Cities. Clarksburg offers a slower pace, a healthier lifestyle and an overall better way of life!

Clarksburg is a regional hub of arts and culture in North Central West Virginia, featuring world-class performing arts venues, theatre companies, and museums. From Broadway performances to nationally known musical artists, each year Clarksburg plays host to world-class arts and entertainment opportunities.

The Clarksburg Country Club features a challenging 6,000 yard, 18 hole, par 68 golf course

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Nearest Airport: Clarksburg Airport (IATA: CKB, ICAO: KCKB), also known as North Central West Virginia Airport with direct flights to Chicago, Orlando, and Washington DC.

Airlines: Allegiant, United

Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center
Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a general medical and surgical hospital in Clarksburg, WV, with 71 beds. Survey data for the latest year available shows that 10,196 patients visited the hospital's emergency room. The hospital had a total of 2,120 admissions. Its physicians performed 443 inpatient and 2,072 outpatient surgeries.

Requirements (duties include, but are not limited to)

  • Primary Care Physician services to be performed include: completing notes, answering alerts, completing and closing daily encounters.
  • Outpatient/Primary Care. Evaluation of new and returning outpatients as assigned for the CAVHCS, Montgomery, AL.
  • Patient care: approximately 8-15 outpatients per day, per location– ½ hour allotted for follow-up and 1 hour for new patients during regular work week schedule.
  • Patient medical history and physical exams appropriate to the care setting and documented in accordance with CAVHCS Medical Staff Bylaws.
  • Preventive health
  • Refers patient to other specialty care as required
  • Prescribing Medications: The physicians shall be responsible for prescribing medications as needed, and shall be required to utilize the VA formulary. The physician will be required to have DEA License number for prescribing Class II and Class III controlled substances. Medication reconciliation shall be completed during each patient encounter in the Clinic.
  • Order labs, x-rays and other pertinent tests
  • Initial screening of patients to determine eligibility
  • Furnish technical and/or professional support for resident and physicians employed by the VA.
  • Findings from an assessment or a reassessment shall be clearly documented in the medical record, which is used by all members of the interdisciplinary care team in care planning and treatment. Assessment for invasive procedures shall include all elements as explicitly outlined in CAVHCS Medical Staff Bylaws and applicable policies. All required documentation shall be fully completed within CAVHCS required timeframes.
  • Responsible for coordination, evaluation, treatment, and overall medical management for eligible Veterans evaluated and treated within the clinic. Appropriate referral transfer of the Veteran shall be arranged by the Contractor for care that cannot be delivered in CAVHCS clinical setting.
  • The physician(s) ensures that medical record documentation contains the minimum information in congruence with the Health Care Financing Administration/ Medicare guidelines, supporting patient care.


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) program.
  • Must have completed an acceptable Family Medicine Residency.
  • Must be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) or American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP).
  • Must have at least two (2) years of experience as a Primary Care Physician or recent completion of an acceptable residency.
  • Must have and maintain a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must have and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.

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