Growing Geriatrics Program Seeking Staff Neurologist Sacramento, California

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Sacramento, California
Posted
Apr 05, 2021
Closes
Apr 05, 2022
Ref
2085765
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

VA Northern California Health Care System

Seeking Staff Neurologist for Growing Geriatrics Program

The VA Northern California Health Care System is looking for full-time Neurologists to diagnose, treat and manage patients with dementia, amnestic, other cognitive disorders and delirium as well as a variety of general neurologic problems including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, seizures etc. The incumbents will be Neurology’s primary connection to the Geriatrics and Dementia programs and in-patient consultations for our geriatric Veterans. Preference is given to fellowship trained candidates with experience in clinical and investigative aspects of Behavioral Neurology; additionally, a Clinical Fellowship in Dementia and hands-on experience in Geriatrics and Dementia is recommended. Will work closely with four other Neurologists and a Neurology Nurse Practitioner, each with different sub-specialty training and interests. Work life balance is a reality! An academic appointment with UC Davis School of Medicine is a distinct possibility, opportunities for teaching and research abound.  

Facility Location: Sacramento VA Medical Center, Mather, CA and Martinez VA Outpatient Clinic, Martinez, CA

Tour of Duty:  Full-time (40hrs/wk), Monday-Friday, 8am to 4:30pm; rotating on-call coverage via tele-health (not in person) after hours and weekends

Candidate must be: 1) US Citizen, 2) Board Eligible/Certified in Neurology, and 3) Board Eligible/Certified in Behavioral Neurology and 4) Have a full, unrestricted medical license in any state.

Benefits: 26 days paid vacation (1 day accrued each pay period upon employment); 13 days sick leave (1/2 day accrued each pay period upon employment, no cap); 10 paid Federal holidays/Competitive Salary/Malpractice protection with tail coverage covered by the Federal government/Annual Physician Performance Pay (Up to $15,000 possible)/CME- 1 week paid authorized absence to attend and after 1 year of employment $1,000 per year stipend toward CME if BC/No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Incentives:  Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) offers up to $200,000 over 5-years, tax-free and/or Recruitment Incentive with minimum 3-year service obligation.

Interested candidates may apply by emailing current CV to VA Healthcare Recruiter:

Crystal.Keeler@va.gov

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