New Hospitalist Opportunity - Hospital in Home (HiH) Program Sacramento, CA

Department of Veterans Affairs
Sacramento, California
Closing date
Dec 15, 2022

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
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New Hospitalist Opportunity - Hospital in Home (HiH) Program Sacramento, CA

To apply and receive information on benefits you may forward a current CV to VA Healthcare Recruiter:

VA Northern California Health Care System is looking for a dynamic and committed Hospitalist to join our budding program!


The Sacramento VA Medical Center is a major teaching affiliate of UC Davis Medical School. HiH offers a truly attractive opportunity to practice medicine, bringing inpatient acute care skills and applying them in the patient s home environment, combining a unique blend of inpatient and outpatient medicine. Most clinical time will be spent attending on the rounding service and some on consult service. Position includes paid admin time for research, administrative projects, CME and vacation. Healthcare systems of the future will resemble HiH as more and more systems have started opting for this care model. This is your opportunity to get into Hospital in Home at the ground floor level! Being a start-up program, still in its adolescent years, HiH offers a fantastic growth opportunity for a provider to expand their horizons and explore the enormous untapped opportunities.

With a flexible work schedule which allows for spending quality time with the family and being able to sleep in one s own bed every night, this rare opportunity won t come by very often.

Candidates must: 1) be a US citizen; 2) possess a current, full, unrestricted medical license in any state, 3) board prepared/certified in Internal Medicine and 4) confirm vaccination for seasonal influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which are both requirements for all Health Care Personnel (HCP) employed by Department of Veterans Affairs. Preferred experience: Best qualified applicants would have completed a chief residency, publications or teaching awards.

More About the Area:

This Northern California location has a lot to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of activities whether you prefer lolling on the beaches of San Francisco, discovering the world-famous wineries of Napa Valley or exploring the mountains and snow of Lake Tahoe. Sacramento is one of the best values in California with well-priced homes and offers family-friendly attractions, museums, parks and gardens as well as four-star restaurants, first-class hotels and cultural activities. If you re interested in work/life balance, research or academics you will find that working for the VA offers many benefits not to mention the great honor we have in serving our nation's heroes. Come see why this is the place to live, work and play!


Paid vacation (8 hours accrued each pay period upon employment); 13 days sick leave (4 hours accrued each pay period upon employment, no cap); 11 paid Federal holidays; Competitive Salary (pay set in accordance with level of training/experience); Malpractice protection with tail coverage covered by the Federal government; Annual Physician Performance Pay (Up to $15,000 possible); Market Pay reviewed biennially for possible increase; 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

Possible Incentives:

Specialty Education Loan Repayment Program (SELRP) offers up to $160,000 ($40,000/yr) with minimum 24 months obligated service; Education Debt Education Program (EDRP) offers $200,000 over 5-years, tax-free; Recruitment Incentive (aka sign-on bonus) available for qualified candidates

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