Seeking Pulmonologist Physician for Excellent VA Staff Opportunity at the Harry S. Truman VAMC, ...

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Columbia, Missouri
Posted
Oct 05, 2020
Closes
Oct 05, 2021
Ref
2057658
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, Columbia, MO is actively recruiting to fill Staff  Pulmonology Medicine Specialist that’s Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine (desired) to provide comprehensive outpatient & inpatient Pulmonary services including diagnosing and treating all types of diseases and conditions that affect the lungs and breathing, including very rare conditions; care of seriously ill//life-threatening/serious medical conditions/health issue in the ICU.

Provider will participate in electronic consultations (e-consult) to improve access to pulmonary care.  Will work collaboratively with other specialists as necessary in providing the best care of Veterans.   

The Pulmonary Critical Care Section serves patients across the spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care for more than 40,000 veterans in an area to include 43 counties in Missouri as well as Pike County, Illinois.

Selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment with the University of Missouri’s School of Medicine & be involved with supervision and teaching of medical residents, medical students, pulmonary/critical care fellows & other providers.

Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, (May be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 Full-Time Physician).

  • Must be U.S. Citizen – Non-US Citizens may be considered
  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine & Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered

Community Information

Many factors contributed to Columbia ranking #1 on City Magazine's list of Best Small Cities in Missouri. The University of Missouri’s faithful support to local businesses did much to boost the city’s economy. The city’s keen appreciation of the arts opens the door for residents to enjoy such cultural events as international ballet companies, opera and contemporary musicians from all over the country.
Three prestigious colleges/universities make Columbia their home: University of Missouri (Mizzou), Stephens College and Columbia College, giving the city a reputation for being an educational and cultural center. Healthcare, insurance and technology all contribute to the city’s local economy.

The Museum of Art and Archaeology and State Historical Society are part of Columbia’s cultural heritage.

Columbia is set upon the backdrop of beautiful forested hills, prairies, glades and mountains. Two state parks and a wildlife refuge encircle the city, preserving the natural environment. The city enjoys a perfect location that’s roughly 120 miles from St. Louis and Kansas City and 29 miles from Jefferson City. The surrounding forests are comprised mostly of maple, oak, hickory and sycamore trees that flood the area with color in autumn.

Benefits and Features

Expected Salary range will be competitive for the academic rank and include a full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA provides employees with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks.

VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. 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. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching contributions.  

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