New Opportunity for Academic Hospitalist in Beautiful Northern California

Department of Veterans Affairs
Sacramento, California
Closing date
Nov 10, 2023

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
Position Type
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Northern California has much 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.

More About the Area:

Sacramento, California is one of the most historic cities in California. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and American River, two hours between both San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains with access to exceptional wine in Napa and Sonoma. Known as America's Farm-to-Fork Capital, recognized for its cutting-edge cuisine, farm-fresh restaurants, and plentiful farmers' markets. Sacramento has many cultural and artistic events, live music, dining and the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Come see why this is the place to live, work and play!

Duties/Responsibilities: We have full-time and part-time opportunities available now. Whether you re interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you ll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you ll get from caring for those who have served our country. The Sacramento VA Medical Center is a major teaching affiliate of UC Davis Medical School with hospital teams including residents and students. Vast majority of clinical time will be spent attending/supervising on the teaching service. Position includes paid admin time for research, administrative projects, and vacation.

Candidates must: 1) be a US citizen; 2) possess a current, full, unrestricted medical license in any state, and 3) board prepared/certified in Internal Medicine. Preferred experience: Best qualified applicants would have Academic Hospitalist experience and publications or teaching awards.

To make an inquiry and receive additional information on benefits, please forward a current CV to our VA Physician/Provider Recruiter:

(916) 275-4285


  • 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 and no significant restriction on moonlighting.

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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