Endocrinologist

Location
Huntington, West Virginia
Salary
$220,000 to $225,000 per year
Posted
Mar 07, 2019
Closes
Jun 05, 2019
Specialty
Endocrinology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Description

The Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center in Huntington, WV is seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Endocrinologist to join the Medical Service.

Position Highlights

This position requires the Endocrinologist to work in an outpatient and inpatient setting.  The primary duties will include but are not limited to: diagnosis and treat, including consults.  Consults could be patients presenting with illnesses, injuries, and disorders of endocrine or metabolic systems.

This job allows you to work Monday thru Friday and sometimes take call.

About Hershel “Woody” Williams VA

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia, is honored to serve nearly 30,000 Veterans in a primary service area that includes 10 counties in West Virginia, 2 counties in southern Ohio and 12 counties in eastern Kentucky. The medical center is a fully accredited 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility offering primary and subspecialty outpatient care including rehabilitation and mental health services.

Area Living

Huntington, WV is the home of Marshall University. Located in the scenic Ohio Valley on the banks of the Ohio River, Huntington offers many cultural and outdoor activities and is in easy driving distance of several larger metropolitan areas such as Lexington, KY, Columbus and Cincinnati, OH and Charleston, WV. With a relaxed lifestyle and affordable living, Huntington is an excellent place to raise a family.

Contact us

Please apply online at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520797300. The agency contact is Brittney Queen and may be contacted at 304-429-6741 ext. 2337 or via email at Brittney.Queen@VA.GOV with any questions or to send you CV by email.

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

The VA offers a combination of competitive pay, reward and benefits:

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases.
Paid Time Off: 49-54 days paid time off per year (26 days annual leave, 13 days' sick leave, 10 federal holidays).
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).
Incentives: Possible signing bonus, relocation assistance, and student loan repayment up to $120K for eligible debt.
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.
CME: Possible $1,000 per year stipend + possible 1 week paid authorized absence to attend.
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.

This position may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program within VHA. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility criteria in accordance with VHA policy 1021 and apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment. Final award amount and program start date is determined after review of a complete EDRP application and supporting documentation by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.

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