The Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center (RRVAMC), Louisville, Kentucky is seeking academic Hematologist/Oncologist to serve our Veteran population. Candidate will work in collaboration with our affiliate at the University of Louisville School of Medicine Brown Cancer Center. The search is for either a part-time or full-time Hematologist/Oncologist. The candidate must be board-certified in Internal Medicine and must be board-certified or board eligible in either Oncology or Hematology. Duties included but are not limited to: Supervision, training, and teaching of the University of Louisville School of Medicine General Internal Medicine house staff, Hem/Onc fellows and students who are assigned to VA. Provide coverage as Hem/Onc specialist on routine basis for outpatient clinic and inpatient consultations. Candidate should have a strong background in breast cancer and lung cancer. Perform administrative and committee work related to improving patient care and clinical outcomes as assigned. Ensures appropriate care, promotion of Health, education and counseling of family members and control of risk factors for all assigned patients. Ensure that treatment is safe, timely, efficient, efficacious, evidence-based, and patient-centered. Attend, participate, and present at regularly scheduled Medicine Grand Rounds as well as Tumor Board and other committees at our affiliate U of L School of Medicine Brown Cancer Center. Remain in compliance with all educational, training, and competency requirements of our Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). Participate in any committees assigned by the Chief of Medicine. Work Schedule: Variable. Tour will be M-F, with after-hour/weekend or on-call possible. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Offered with this position EDRP (Education Debt Repayment Plan): This position is eligible for EDRP 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:
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.