Sleep Medicine Physician- Are you looking for Work Life Balance?

Department of Veterans Affairs
Fresno, California
Closing date
Nov 28, 2023

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Sleep Medicine Work Life Balance Fresno California VA

The Fresno VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS) Pulmonary-Critical Care Division is recruiting a Sleep Medicine Physician to evaluate, diagnose, treat, and provide non-surgical therapy to patients with sleep disorders including the provision of consultation. The Sleep medicine physician functions under the Chief of the Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine, the Chief of Medicine, and the Chief of Staff. Compliance with all health care system policies, rules, regulations, and by-laws is expected. The program partners with numerous subspecialists including ENT, Dentistry, Psychology, Mental Health, Pulmonary, Medicine and Primary Care.

Duties of a sleep medicine physician include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform comprehensive evaluation of patients presenting with sleep disorders, diagnose, treat and manage patients with sleep disorders according to standard of care in the field.
  • Apply National and VA guidelines to patient screening, surveillance, and management of sleep disorders.
  • Interpret polysomnograms, multiple sleep latency tests, and home sleep studies; attend sleep disorders clinic and sleep telemedicine program and participate in sleep research.
  • Collaborate with Primary care, Mental health, Psychology, ENT, OMFS, Dentistry, Pulmonary, Neurology specialists and the VA Telemedicine Sleep specialists to coordinate care of patients with sleep disorders.
  • The Sleep Medicine specialist is expected to participate in supervision of trainees in the field of Sleep Medicine.
  • Fulfills the clinical, educational, and research missions of the section, including participating in Quality Improvement programs and Peer review, and should qualify for an academic appointment at the University of California-San Francisco.

Sign on Bonus: Up to $24,000

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 4:30pm

Licensure: Full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

Expected Salary range $200,000 to $243,000, may include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus. Selected candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program and if approved, receive up to $200k in school loan repayment.

Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided

Licensure: Full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

We encourage you to consider VA employment in Merced or Oakhurst CA. We offer both a mission you can put your heart into and a home for fun, new experiences. Join a team that values a healthy home/work-life balance and be rewarded by your role in keeping the promise to those who served.


Paid Time Off, 55 days per year

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 11 paid Federal holidays per year
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses
  • CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
  • Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided

Pension and Government 401(k) Thrift Savings Plan

  • How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee s salary
  • Government 401(k) Thrift Savings Plans, automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, max contribution 5% salary
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years service


  • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available
  • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
  • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option

Please email your CV to call or Text (321) 689-7080

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