GASTROENTEROLOGIST OPPORTUNITY

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Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Clarksburg, West Virginia
Posted
Nov 15, 2018
Closes
Dec 15, 2018
Ref
1962871
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Clarksburg VA Medical Center is committed to serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

Beautiful Clarksburg with its cozy population of 31,000 citizens is located at the center of West Virginia's 1-79 High Tech Corridor. The High Tech Corridor is anchored on the north by Morgantown, which is the home of West Virginia University Mountaineers, a Carnegie Foundation Research Institution and training academy for Cisco Systems and Oracle.   Morgantown was recently rated the best small city in America bybizjournals.com.  

Major Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide consultation -in & outpatient clinic setting and on inpatient units.
  • Proficient in proctoscopy and/or flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Esophageal dilation
  • Proficiency in colonoscopy, including biopsy and polypectomy
  • Perform therapeutic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Proficiency in percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

Tour of Duty:   Monday – Friday, 7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M., with potential for some with only 10 call days a month.

Work Volume: Clinic two days a week with 14 patients in each clinic, Surgical Procedures three days a week with 8 procedures a day.

Incentives

  • Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP)

Veteran Affairs Physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation.  No dealing with insurance company’s and no overhead. Practice pure medicine.

Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holders        
  • Board certified/board eligible Gastroenterologist
  • Unrestricted MD.DO license (practice with any current and unrestricted state license).  

Interested: Forward your C.V. to terrance.anderson@va.gov or call 304 268-0377

Benefits: Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:

  • 49 days paid time off annually including
  • 26 days paid vacation
  • 13 days of sick leave; 10 paid holidays
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)

•up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k); on average, federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance; possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually; VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement; and you do not have to pay a penny for malpractice insurance because you are covered by the federal government if a claim arises.

VA Total Compensation: VA physicians enjoy all the above mentioned benefits which increase total compensation by an average of 39% over your annual salary.

Medical License:  A clean, valid medical license from any US State or Territory is all that is required to practice medicine in a VA Federal Hospital anywhere in the nation.

Salaries: VA Physician salaries are determined by a compensation panel of physicians at the facility where you practice medicine. VA salaries are very competitive and are based on physician salaries of the local market, your experience and credentials as a physician.

Job Satisfaction: VA Physicians enjoy the luxury of practicing medicine with the latest technologies and do so with no overhead costs, staff to pay, no rent on a building and no filing insurance claims. A 40 hour work week makes this a dream job for a physician with lots of time off for family and friends.

Clarksburg VA Medical Center: http://www.clarksburg.va.gov/

Clarksburg.com: http://www.clarksburg.com/

Clarksburg Convention & visitors Bureau: http://www.clarksburgvisitorswv.com/maps.aspx

Things to do in Clarksburg-Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/places/Things-to-do-in-Clarksburg-West-Virginia/104074602962895/

Clarksburg: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g58955-Clarksburg_West_Virginia-Vacations.html

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