Department of Veterans Affairs
Fairfield, California
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Full Time
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VA Northern California Health Care System is looking for a full-time Nephrologist to join our VA team providing nephrology and dialysis unit services for Veteran and Department of Defense (DoD) beneficiaries at the David Grant USAF Medical Center (DGMC), Travis AFB, CA. The position encompasses the breadth of clinical care, including on-call inpatient consultation, outpatient clinic and outpatient dialysis rounding. Teaching is an integral part of our mission. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

·       Direct patient care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.

·       Provide diagnosis and treatment of diseases to adult patients presenting with illnesses and injuries relating to kidney conditions that are applicable to his/her practice, training, experience or current competence.

·       Perform minor procedures per credentialing and privileging approvals.

·       Proficiency in peritoneal dialysis and teaching experience required

·       Order routine diagnostic imaging studies and labs.

·       Participate actively in performance improvement and attend assigned meetings or process action teams. Work collaboratively with other specialties.

Work Schedule:  Full-time, Monday-Friday, 40hrs/wk; on-call coverage for weeknights/weekends shared by group, handled by phone with on-site rounds as needed

Recruitment or Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position Eligible
EDRP Authorized: Contact, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance

Candidates must: 1) US Citizen or PRA, 2) Trained in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, 3) Have a full, unrestricted medical license in any State, 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: Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

More about the area:

Fairfield’s strategic location, just 45 minutes from San Francisco and Sacramento, is an ideal place to visit, shop, stay and explore. Drive just a few miles outside of the city and you will discover the beautiful and tranquil Suisun Valley, home to approximately 10 wineries and many have their own tasting rooms. Here the summers are long, warm, arid, and mostly clear and the winters are short, cold, wet, and partly cloudy. Come see why this is the place to live, work and play!

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

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

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