Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 921228

This is a Physician position located in Primary Care Service at Overton Brooks VAMC, Shreveport, LA.  

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?

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

NOTE:  Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Pay Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.  


The incumbent will serve as a Staff Physician under the Chief, Primary Care Service.   He/she will perform and record history and physical examinations and records data from clinic visit.  Evaluates, consults, develops diagnosis, and manages the primary care panel of patients assigned.  Enters progress notes in computerized medical record and completes workload documentation in a timely manner.  Provides medical care encompassing acute and chronic medical conditions and all appropriate preventive care for female veterans.  Order diagnostic tests, medications, laboratory tests as medically relevant for each patient.  Provides timely follow-up on results, including completion of view alerts.  Determines medical assessment and develop treatment plans according to accepted protocols.  Prescribes medication according to approved formulary, and in accordance with Federal and State Law.

Relocation Expenses:  Relocation Expenses are not authorized.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No