Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Location
Buffalo, New York
Salary
Salary Range: $360,000 - $375,000 per year
Posted
Dec 29, 2020
Closes
Jan 28, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

 

The VA Western New York Healthcare System at Buffalo is seeking a Cardiologist with Thoracic experience to join our team and provide cardiac care to patients to include providing medical evaluation and directing overall management of patients in collaboration with other members of the health care team. The VA Western New York Healthcare System is an active teaching hospital affiliated with the State University of New York at Buffalo. Supervision and education of Internal Medicine Residents and medical students from affiliate schools will be required. You will practice within the scope of assigned and participate in an effective clinical program with attention to patient outcome indicators. You will also meet medical staff criteria for initial appointment and reappointment, including ongoing CME.

The VA Western New York Healthcare System, affiliated with the University at Buffalo is seeking a Cardiologist with Thoracic experience to join our team and provide cardiac care to patients to include providing medical evaluation and directing overall management of patients in collaboration with other members of the health care team. Supervision and education of Internal Medicine Residents and medical students from affiliate schools will be required. You will practice within the scope of assigned and participate in an effective clinical program with attention to patient outcome indicators. You will also meet medical staff criteria for initial appointment and reappointment, including ongoing CME.

VHA in an equal opportunity employer. Physicians will be paid commensurate with experience using VA's Market-based physician pay system.

Salary Range: $360,000 - $375,000 per year; Education and length of practice will be considered through a formal pay-setting process in determining the final compensable salary.

Relocation/Recruitment incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicants.

Schedule: Monday-Friday; 7:30am - 5pm; 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.

Board Eligible/Certified in Cardio-thoracic Surgery  

Preferred Experience: BE/BC in Cardio-thoracic Surgery and Cardiac Fellowship training.

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. 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 Tierra.Green@va.gov

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