Rare Opportunity for Full-time Pulmonologist in Martinez, CA

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Martinez, California
Posted
Apr 15, 2021
Closes
Apr 15, 2022
Ref
2088103
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Martinez is a small, cozy, historic town nestled between the Mount Diablo foothills and the Carquinez Straights. This Northern California location has a lot to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of outdoor activities whether you prefer the beaches of San

Francisco or the mountains and snow of Lake Tahoe and it is minutes away from Napa wine country. The incumbent will work at the Martinez VA Outpatient Clinic with duties that include, but are not limited to: evaluation and treatment of patients with complex pulmonary issues, telepulmonary consultation and follow up, interpretation of pulmonary function and 6-minute walk testing, bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, insertion of indwelling pleural catheters, and pulmonary consultation at the Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care (CREC)on campus, supervision of Respiratory Therapy staff and other duties as assigned by the Chief, Medicine Service and the

Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care. This may be an academic position, affiliated with the University of California, Davis (UCD), given maintenance of academic standing and scholarly activities. The duty station is approximately 80 miles from the main VA campus in Mather, CA and approximately 65 miles from the University of California Davis Medical Center (UCDMC) in Sacramento, CA.

Candidate MUST be: 1) US Citizen, 2) Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Board Prepared/ Certified in both Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, and 3) Have 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

Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) offers up to $200,000 over 5-years, tax-free

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

Crystal.Keeler@va.gov

Take a look at:

VA's Top 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VA

(https://www.va.gov/HEALTH/docs/20ReasonsVHA_508_IB10935.pdf)

VHA Physician's Brochure

(http://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf)

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