Pulmonologist, Critical Care Opportunity - Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, LA.

Department of Veterans Affairs
Shreveport, Louisiana
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type
The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center has an immediate opening for a full-time, board-certified/board-eligible Pulmonologist in Pulmonary/Critical Care. The Shreveport-Bossier City area is home to Barksdale Air Force Base, as well as numerous colleges and universities, theaters, lakes, golf courses, beautiful housing areas, churches, and great schools. You ll enjoy a unique combination of two great American heritages: a little Cajun, and since we re less than 15 minutes from the Texas border, a little Lone Star, too. Candidates must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and good health of our Veterans. The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center is fully dedicated to providing top-quality medical care by serving and honoring America s Veterans.
Highlights of this position include:
  • Potential starting base salary: $240,000 - $385,000
  • Daily schedule: Monday Friday, 8:00 am 4:30pm; On-call as required
  • Position involves inpatient and outpatient Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine
  • Education responsibilities for Pulmonary/Critical Care fellows, Internal Medicine residents and medical students
  • Full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery from any U.S. State
Additional requirements:
  • Board certified or board eligible in Pulmonary and Critical Care
We offer:
  • Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Assistance with payment of outstanding medical school loans, up to $200K over 5 years, if approved.
  • 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
  • CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)
  • Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
If interested, please email a copy of your current CV to me at coty.perossier@va.gov to schedule a time to discuss this exciting opportunity!

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