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Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician

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

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Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Pulmonary/Critical Care Work Life Blend VA Central California! *33K Sign on Bonus!

 

The staff physician in the Pulmonary/Critical Care Section in Medical Service of the Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS) and is responsible for all aspects of pulmonary and critical care to veteran patients. The incumbent is involved in clinical, educational, and research programs which will involve the supervision and teaching of fellows and residents through the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program.

 

The incumbent serves as the staff physician in the Pulmonary/Critical Care Section in Medicine Service of the Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS) and is responsible for all aspects of pulmonary and critical care to veteran patients. The incumbent is involved in clinical, educational, and research programs which will involve the supervision and teaching of fellows and residents through the University of California San Francisco @ Fresno (UCSF)  Medical Education Program. The Staff Pulmonologist will participate in quality assurance/performance measures, research development, and maintaining internal/external organizational liaisons. The incumbent is responsible for participating in a variety of meetings and/or committees within and related to the Medicine Service, facility-wide committees, VISN 21, and our university affiliate UCSF Fresno. The Staff Pulmonologist will have a faculty appointment with UCSF Fresno. The Pulmonologist physician is board-certified in Internal Medicine (ABIM), and pulmonary disease and Critical Care Medicine.

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

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

Expected Salary range $300,000 to $330,000, May include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus

*Candidate may be eligible for up to a $33,300 Sign on Bonus

 Candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program and if approved, receive up to $200k in school loan repayment Tax Free.

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.

Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided  

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

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.

VA BENEFITS

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

Insurance:

  • 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

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your start date. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement using the reasonable accommodation process.

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