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Physician- Neurologist (Trained in Sleep Medicine)

Department of Veterans Affairs
Sacramento, California
Closing date
Jun 22, 2024

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Physician- Neurologist (Trained in Sleep Medicine)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Sacramento, California, United States (on-site)

We have a comprehensive sleep program including sleep disorders clinics and the opportunity to teach sleep fellows from UC Davis, 6 beds for overnight polysomnography, robust home sleep testing, in-house CPAP/DME program, and a very collegial group of physicians, nurse practitioners, techs and excellent admin support. If you think you would be a good fit, we would love to have you join our team!

VA Northern California Health Care System is looking for Neurologist trained in Sleep Medicine to join our team supporting our Stockton VA Community Based Clinic by providing tele-medicine from the Sacramento VA Medical Center as well as periodic on-site care in Stockton.

Qualified incumbent will diagnose, treat, and manage patients with neurological disorders appropriate for a general neurology practice, as well as sleep disorders including sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, REM behavior disorder, periodic limb movement disorder and others. Incumbent must know how to prescribe initial positive airway pressure (PAP) settings, evaluate and manage all modalities of PAP including making necessary changes to pressure settings, evaluation and management of sleep-related ventilatory disorders. Incumbent must be familiar with the interpretation of sleep studies and sleep oximetry. The candidate should be comfortable with providing telemedicine care modalities including video and telephone, across several geographical clinic locations. Travel beyond the primary job location to the Stockton clinic is periodically required. Responsibilities include inpatient consultation, outpatient clinic, sleep study procedure interpretation, and on-call coverage in general neurology. The candidate will work closely with the team of other Neurologists as well as with support staff including nurse practitioners and medical technicians.

More about the area:

Sacramento 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!

Work Schedule: 40 hours/week; on-call coverage is via tele-health only during after hours, weekends and on holidays; this is not a virtual assignment

  • Location:
    Mather, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Position Title: Physician- Neurologist (Trained in Sleep Medicine)
  • Discipline: Physician
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: $245,000.00 - $280,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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? Authorized

Candidate must be: 1) US Citizen or PRA, 2) Board Eligible/Certified in Neurology, 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: Preference is given to individuals with experience in VA systems and strong familiarity with general neurology and sleep medicine, including management of PAP and interpretation of home sleep testing and polysomnography studies.

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

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases

Paid Time Off: Annual leave, sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays

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: Authorized absence to attend CME

Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided

Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Please send applications (curriculum vitae and letter of interest) via email to:

Alisa Merriott, VA Healthcare Recruiter


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