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Physician, Neurologist-Epilepsy- with Recruitment/Relocation Incentive, EDRP

Department of Veterans Affairs
San Antonio, Texas
Closing date
Oct 23, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
Physician - Neurologist, Epilepsy
VA Healthcare Center San Antonio, Texas
We are seeking a neurologist with a specialization in epilepsy to join our team at the VA Healthcare Center San Antonio. In this role, you will provide comprehensive epilepsy care to Veterans, including diagnosis, treatment, and management. You will also work with other members of the healthcare team to develop and implement treatment plans for Veterans with complex medical conditions.
  • MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school.
  • Board certification in neurology
  • Subspecialty certification in epilepsy (preferred)
  • Valid state unencumbered state medical license.
  • Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
  • Provide comprehensive epilepsy care to Veterans.
  • Diagnose and treat epilepsy.
  • Manage epilepsy medications.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans for Veterans with complex medical conditions.
  • Work with other members of the healthcare team to provide coordinated care to Veterans.
  • 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
  • Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 4:30pm
Excellent Reasons to Live in San Antonio
San Antonio
  • Affordable housing: San Antonio has one of the lowest costs of living among major US cities.
  • Diverse culture: San Antonio is a melting pot of cultures, with a rich history and vibrant arts scene.
  • Mild climate: San Antonio has a mild climate year-round, with hot summers and mild winters.
  • Plenty to do: San Antonio is home to a variety of attractions, including the River Walk, the Alamo, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.
Opportunity to make a difference: VA physicians can make a real difference in the lives of Veterans, providing them with the care they need and deserve.
Additional Information
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), which can help you pay off your student loans. $200,000 of TAX-FREE money to assist paying off your student debt. 40,000 per year up to 5 Years
This position is also eligible for sign on and relocation incentives.

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