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Physician - Pain Medicine Job in St. Cloud, MN

Physician - Pain Medicine

ST. Cloud VA HCS

St. Cloud, MN 56303

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. 

Duties:  This position is for an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician. The position is responsible for developing and implementing treatment recommendations for a wide range of pain syndrome diagnoses. The position is also responsible for delivery of primary care to patients enrolled at the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. 

  • The provider will manage scheduled and unscheduled patients in the outpatient clinic setting. 
  • Board certified or board eligible preferred.
  • The primary care provider is an integral member of the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) teamlet, similar to a medical home team, and is expected to work closely and coordinator patient care with other PACT teamlet members including nursing, clerical, pharmacy, social worker, dietician, etc.  Primary care physicians will participate in daily huddles with other teamlet staff and participate in primary care systems projects.
  • A primary care provider in the outpatient setting is assigned a panel of patients to manage under Primary Care Management Model guidelines; recommended panel size at the division level is calculated based on patient complexity, support staff and room availability.  Each provider's panel size is specific to their practice and setting.
  • Primary care physicians may have responsibility for supervision of or collaboration with primary care mid-level providers.  Physicians are expected to provide clinical oversight and to participate in peer review of other primary care providers through periodic chart reviews.
  • Primary care physicians will act as surrogates for absent primary care providers when needed, to include review of CPRS (EMR) view alerts. 
  • Typical work hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 to 4:30pm; a full time provider is required to work a minimum of 80 hours per pay period.  Duties may include evening and weekend working hours.
  • Timely documentation (notes and encounter forms) is necessary in all areas in accordance with facility policy.  All administrative work should be completed in a timely fashion.

Benefits:  VA physicians enjoy an excellent benefits package, with predictable work hours and conditions.  They are also able to take time for themselves and their families to ensure quality of life.

  • Generous salaries and annual performance bonus
  • Excellent health insurance that can be carried into retirement
  • 3 tier retirement system
  • Up to 26 days of paid annual leave
  • Up to 13 days of paid sick leave
  • 10 paid federal holidays
  • Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP)
  • Recruitment / relocation incentive may be authorized

Liability:  The US Government accepts responsibility and liability for the actions of its employees during the exercise of their official duties.  VA physicians, therefore, are protected by the Federal Government in instances of alleged malpractice or negligence resulting from the performance of their duties in or for the VA Health Care System.

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St. Cloud VA Health Care System (HCS)4801 Veterans DriveSt. Cloud, MN 56303


St. Cloud VA Health Care System


Our Mission

To fulfil 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 American Veterans.

The City of St. Cloud

St. Cloud, Minnesota is a beautiful city with a thriving and diverse medical community.  Just one hour north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, directly on the Mississippi River, it is conviently located in Central Minnesota.  The short drive to the Twin Cities Metro allows you to enjoy its many museums, art galleries, operas and theatres.  St. Cloud also offers numerous local golfing and boating opportunities, as well as over 95 different city parks spread over 1400 acres.

  • St. Cloud, Minnesota has the comfortable feeling of a close community, while still boasting  a metro area population.
  • Seasonal climate encourages enjoyment of the best summer and winter have to offer: biking, hiking, boating, hunting, fishing, shopping, golfing, skating, water skating, downhill and cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling.
  • Top rated public education system in state with multiple colleges and universities, as well as area schools consistently ranked among the best in the nation.
  • Housing options include golf course communities, lakefront homes, restored historical neighborhoods, and secluded tree-filled lots for new construction and acreage for the part-time agriculture enthusiast.

The St. Cloud VA Health Care System

The historic St. Cloud VA Health Care System is located in Central Minnesota on 218 acres of picturesque, wooded grounds on the banks of the Sauk River. The Health Care System began serving Veterans in 1924 and now delivers care to more than 37,000 Veterans in the Upper Midwest region.

  • Practicing in a multidisciplinary setting with a full spectrum of services available to you.
  • Utilizing the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model to achieve patient–centered care for the Veteran.
  • Delivering primary and specialty medical care in an outpatient setting with an emphasis on preventive medicine and chronic disease management.
  • Providing medical services to Veterans through the innovative use of clinical video telehealth to home technologies.
  • The Health Care System offers extensive mental health programming, including acute psychiatric care, Residential Rehabilitation Treatment programs and an outpatient mental health clinic.
  • The St. Cloud VA's Community Living Center (extended care and rehabilitation) provides skilled care through home-based primary care, nursing home care, adult day health care, ventilator-dependent care, memory care, hospice care and a variety of rehabilitation programs.
Contact Information
Ms. Nola MattsonHR SpecialistST. Cloud VA HCSSt. Cloud, MN 56303
Work:(320) 255-6480 ext 6621
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