Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Healthcare System (OKCVAHCS) is seeking a Board Certified / Board Eligible (BC/BE) General Nephrologist to join our healthcare team for outpatient / inpatient practice with preference for candidates who also have transplant experience. The selected BC/BE Nephrologist will practice the full scope of General Nephrology clinical care, to include comprehensive renal/nephrology services and procedures, functioning as an expert for patient care related to acute, chronic and end-stage kidney disease, fluid, electrolyte and acid-based disorders, inpatient consultations, outpatient clinic and outpatient dialysis rounding and procedures. Transplant experience is highly desired. The Nephrologist will develop patient treatment plans, including but not limited to hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy, and is expected to establish and support professional working relationship with clinical service providers within the medical center, Outpatient Clinics (OPCs) and the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs). The OKCVAHCS is Academically Affiliated with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. The selected Nephrologist candidates will be considered for Academic Appointment based on qualifications, experience and interest, to include research interests, and will be expected to participate in the teaching of fellows, residents and medical students. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Full Time, varies
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.