Neurologist needed at the Fresno VA - Part Time and Full Time Opportunity
VA Central California Health Care
Location: Fresno, California
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
Neurologist needed at the Fresno VA! If you are interested in true work life balance this a great opportunity. Physician will work in the Department of Medicine, in Neurology Section, under the Section Chief for that service. The physician is required to actively participate and lead in research and education/training activities. The physician must meet requirements for academic appointment with UCSF (University of California San Francisco) Fresno Medical Education Program.
Part Time and Full Time Opportunity Available
Work guidelines are in keeping with the standards set out by the VA hospital and American Academy of Neurology. This is a Full-Time position, with work of variable complexity: The incumbent will see outpatients, inpatient consults, and perform electrophysiologic studies. The incumbent will carry out the VA mission of patient care, education, and will do research if possible, and will care for both acute and non-acute neurologic events. Scope: Physician will see all disease entities that require his expertise for a Neurological Problem. The Physician will work closely with all medical teams and staff for the benefit of the patient.
The VA Central California HCS, based in Fresno, proudly serves veterans throughout Central California. The medical center is situated on 18.5 acres is a 57-bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state of the art primary and secondary care in major diagnostic and treatment specializations, including a 12-bed inpatient psychiatric unit, and three CBOC’s. A 54-bed Community Living Center is located on campus and provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care. VA Central California HCS is a national leader in same-day Primary Care and Mental Health access, and provides specialized services such as: Audiology, Speech Pathology, Cardiac Cath Lab, Comprehensive Cancer Care, Diabetes Education, Diagnostic Radiology, Electrophysiological Studies, Endocrinology, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Homeless Veteran’s Program, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC), Laparoscopic Surgery, Medical Research Projects, Mental Health, Primary Care, Nuclear Medicine, Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Amputation Care & Treatment (PACT), Prosthetics, PTSD Clinical Team (PCT), Pulmonary Function, Orthopedic Total Joint Replacement Program, Renal Program, Respite Care, Sleep Lab, Substance Abuse Treatment, Visual Impairment (VIST),Women's Health Services.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Fresno is a Great location that has an affordable housing market, no need to live in the Hussle and bustle of Northern or Southern California to enjoy it. Only 187 miles to San Francisco and 218 miles to Los Angeles. Two-hour flight to Vegas. Eight-hour scenic train ride to Lake Tahoe! Fresno has an unmatched diversity of natural beauty and recreational opportunities, not to mention its proximity to three national parks, national forests, and wilderness areas. Fresno County is known as the nation’s leading agricultural county, peppered with country trails and blossoming orchards, as well as lakes, rivers, foothills, and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Conveniently located within a day’s drive of San Francisco and Los Angeles, and 120 minutes from the Central Coast, Fresno is at the center of numerous recreational activities. As California’s fifth largest city, Fresno also offers many cultural opportunities stemming from area museums, restaurants, and festivals, with a lower cost of living than found in other California locales.
Expected Salary range from $240,000 to $270,000 with consideration given to candidate's qualifications, credentials, and experience; and may include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus.
Selected candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), and if approved, receive up to $200k in school loan repayment.
The VA offers Physicians and all employees industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice & favorable work-life-family balance.
Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option 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
As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your start date. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement using the reasonable accommodation process.
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.