Hospitalist - Louis A. Johnson Veterans' Administration Medical Center

Department of Veterans Affairs
Clarksburg, West Virginia
Closing date
Mar 16, 2024

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
Position Type

The Hospitalist serves as the attending physician on the hospitalist service or the teaching service at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans’ Administration Medical Center with duties that include admissions and daily rounds for direct patient care. Coordinating Specialty service consults, arrange discharges and post-acute care coordination. Coordinate transfers to/from tertiary care centers for specialty care and post-acute care admissions to/from the community extended care facilities. Provide Medical Consultative services for any inpatient on the non-medical services such as Surgery, Psychiatry and Substance Abuse Recovery Unit.

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package.
EDRP Authorized: This position may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. EDRP approval is contingent on this occupation and specialty being deemed "hard-to-recruit-and-retain" at the duty location you are interested in.

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off 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 (must be full-time with board certification)
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting


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