General Practice Job in Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Supervising Physician

Missouri - VA Programs - Poplar Bluff

Physician - General Practice


Job Description

Job Summary:

Vighter is pleased to announce a career opportunity to give back to America’s heroes and help them receive their well-deserved Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits. The VA is experiencing substantial increases in their annual claims receipts. Vighter assists the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in providing quality compensation and pension examinations to Veterans seeking benefits for service-connected health issues. Clinical findings from the examinations are delivered to the Government to facilitate timely disability award determinations.  


Reports to:  Project Manager


Credential Requirements:

  • Can be MD/DO with any specialty
  • Current license in the state they would be overseeing NPs

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Initiate collaboration agreements with Nurse Practitioners, who are providing disability exams full-time.
  • Provide oversight to providers conducting disability benefits assessments
  • Once the agreements are in place, the MD would be responsible to complete the state minimum requirements for that relationship.
  • May be required to electronically sign off on completed assessments
  • Oversight may be in-person or remote, depending on state requirements
  • Previous VA or compensation assessment experience is a plus, but not required
  • Comfortable learning new technology and submitting examination documentation online
  • Proficient in the use of the computer and web-based programs

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day
  • Must be willing to work overtime if necessary
  • Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
  • Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
  • Must be able to pass a 5-panel urine drug screen

Vighter Medical Group is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and or any other characteristic protected by law.


Other Details

Job ID: f8ecd5ee-67ee-4549-9c49-830bc8dcdc6f

Practice Type: Government

Employment Type: Contract - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company


Hiring Organization


Missouri - VA Programs - Poplar Bluff
Poplar Bluff
Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901


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