Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Location
Buffalo, New York
Salary
Salary Range: $300,000 - $325,000 per year
Posted
Dec 29, 2020
Closes
Jan 28, 2021
Specialty
Anesthesiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Anesthesiologist (Cardiac) Opportunity in Beautiful Buffalo, NY

The VA Western New York Healthcare System at Buffalo is seeking an Anesthesiologist (Cardiac) to join our Cardiac surgical team. You will be responsible to provide anesthetic care for our cardiac surgical patients throughout the perioperative period including their intraoperative management. You will participate in the development and implementation of program planning, objectives, policies and standards essential to delivery of high quality anesthetic care, and provide direction and clinical oversight related to the medical practice of CRNA's. You will also participate in the training of Anesthesiology residents and fellows as well as medical students and SRNAs.

VHA in an equal opportunity employer.

Salary Range: $300,000 - $325,000 per year; Education and length of practice will be considered through a formal pay-setting process in determining the final compensable salary.

Schedule: Monday-Friday; 7:30am - 4pm; On call schedule including weekends will be required. Basic Requirements:

United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

Education: 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. - For foreign medical graduates not covered in above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant.

Licensure: 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.

Residency: 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. OR Non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States, which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences

English Language Proficiency: Proficient in spoken and written English.

Physical Requirements: The physician should be physically and mentally capable to perform the duties of the position including examinations, formulate the diagnosis and treatment plan and educate residents. Physical activities include sitting, standing (up to 4 hours) walking (up to 2 hours), heavy lifting (45 pounds or over), reaching above the shoulder, and repeated bending. The incumbent should be emotionally and mentally stable; and capable to perform the duties of the position.

Preferred Qualifications: Completion of an ACGME accredited residency in Anesthesiology, Fellowship trained in Cardiac Anesthesiology, BC/BE in Anesthesiology, BC/BE in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

Physical Requirements: The physician should be physically and mentally capable to perform the duties of the position including examinations, formulate the diagnosis and treatment plan and educate residents. Physical activities include sitting, standing (up to 4 hours) walking (up to 2 hours), heavy lifting (45 pounds or over), reaching above the shoulder, and repeated bending. The incumbent should be emotionally and mentally stable; and capable to perform the duties of the position.

Must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and good health for our Veterans. Predictable work schedules and a focus on quality rather than volume.

Assistance with payment of outstanding medical school loans up to $200K, if approved! Sign on bonus may be available.

We offer:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year Guaranteed salary increases
  • One full & unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement; 5 Days paid CME absence Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • No Employment Contract
  • 26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/ unlimited carry over; 10 paid holidays Federal Retirement Plan
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Nationwide Mobility

If interested, please e-mail your CV to Sarah.Harrington3@va.gov

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