This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Recruiting a full-time physician board certified/eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Practice and Hematology/Oncology. This position is located in the Specialty Medicine of the Primary & Specialty Medicine Service Line working with Veterans within the Hematology/Oncology department. This position will also work within Infusion Clinic with Nursing, Pharmacy and Veterans to ensure infusions are completed as needed. General Duties (included, but are not limited to) Provide Hematology/Oncology care on routine basis for outpatient clinic consultations. 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, in daily huddles. Remain in compliance with all educational, training, and competency requirements. Participate in any committees assigned. The physician is responsible for providing consultation in Hematology-Oncology, both for diagnosis and treatment in the outpatient settings. The physician, as a member of the department, communicates with other healthcare providers to manage consultations and additional services, as required. Administration of chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapies to treat cancer via oral, intrathecal, intraperitoneal, intrapleural, and other routes. Collaborate with midlevel providers and physician colleagues with clear communication and documentation. Performs the administrative components of patient care management. Participate in the educational trainings. Participate in monitoring the quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care. Attend Hematology/Oncology team meetings. Demonstrate ethical conduct and serve as a positive role model to others at all levels of the organization. Participate in quality assurance programs and chart reviews. Attend Medicine Service monthly staff meetings and COS quarterly meetings as per bylaws. Complete medical records in accordance with Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff. Participate in Medical Staff committee assignments. Perform other duties assigned by the Chief of Medicine or his Associate. Participate in, and attend, CME activities and VA continuing educational activities. Work Schedule: 80 hours per pay period; Generally Administrative Days, Monday-Friday VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Recruitment/Relocation incentive authorized; amount to be determined. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Eligible EDRP Authorized: Contact the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance 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
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.