This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application.
The facility is located less than an hour from downtown Chicago and all the amenities it offers. Chicago is known for its significant advancement in performing arts, Chicago and Prairie
School architecture, bustling restaurant and nightlife, multicultural musical venues and numerous public historical museums and fine art galleries.
The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the US Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense (DoD), integrating all medical care into a federal health care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission: "Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes." Your patients will be a mix of both veterans and active-duty military, including recruits at the Great Lakes Naval Base.
As a Staff Dermatologist, you will be responsible to provide comprehensive medical and selected specialty services for outpatients. Incumbent will provide patient care to veterans in the subspecialty Dermatology in the form of Dermatologic consultative care. Incumbent will diagnose, treat, and manage patients with diseases according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods, and techniques. Incumbent will provide services such as outpatient examinations, consultation services related to Dermatology, management of patients with current treatment regiment, and admission status as necessary. Incumbent will be required to educate and collaborate with residents and other trainees assigned to the Dermatology clinic and occasionally in other departments. Incumbent will be required to maintain BLS certification. Incumbent will attend Medicine Service meetings, and meetings with other medical center staff. Incumbent may be asked to serve on committees, participate in quality assurance programs, assist our facility to meet established performance measures in Dermatology, and such other duties as assigned by the Chief of Dermatology. Incumbent will perform chart reviews and coordinate with Hospitalists regarding patient care issues. Incumbent will be responsible to document patient care data in electronic medical records such as history and physical exams; encounters for outpatients; consult notes; and enter new and renewal prescriptions.
Interested candidates may apply by emailing current CV to VA Healthcare Recruiter:
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 401 K 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
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting