Gastroenterologist

Location
Buffalo, New York
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Closes
Aug 08, 2021
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

VA Western New York Healthcare System ( VAWNYHS) is seeking an enthusiastic Gastroenterologist to join its staff. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive care to include diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and education of patients with Gastroenterology conditions. VAWNYHS is academically affiliated with the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and provides medical, surgical, mental health and long term care services through a range of inpatient and outpatient programs.

Salary Range: $300,000- $400,000 per year. Physicians will be paid commensurate with experience using VA's Market-based physician pay system. Education and length of practice will be considered through a formal pay-setting process in determining the final compensable salary.

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. Approved residencies, and fellowships if applicable, are those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list published for the year the residency, or fellowship if applicable, was completed. Other residencies (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 will also qualify.                                                                                                             

Additional Requirement:

Board Eligible/ Certified in Internal Medicine 

Board Eligible/ Certified in Gastroenterology


Physical Requirements: Physical Requirements: Physical activity includes sitting, standing (up to 2 hours), walking (up to 2 hours), heavy lifting(45 pounds or over), reaching above the shoulder, and repeated bending. Incumbent should be emotionally and mentally stable and capable to perform the duties of the position

We offer:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year
  • 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
  • 26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/ unlimited carry over; 10 paid holidays
  • Federal Retirement Plan
  • Thrift Savings Plan
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Nationwide Mobility


If interested, please e-mail your CV to Tierra.Green@va.gov or apply to the link below.

USAJOBS Link:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/602137300