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Cardiology Physician - Non-Invasive Cardiology- South Texas VA

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
San Antonio, Texas
Closing date
Oct 25, 2024

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Specialty
Cardiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Physician Non-Invasive Cardiologist
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
About the South Texas Veterans Health Care System
The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) is one of the largest VA health care systems in the country, serving over 100,000 Veterans in South Texas. We are a fully integrated health care system, providing a wide range of services, including primary care, specialty care, mental health care, and long-term care.

About the Position
The Non-invasive cardiologist will be part of the Audie L. Murphy Heart Center, an interdisciplinary treatment team including interventional cardiologists, invasive, non-interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, and a heart failure specialist. Additionally, this provider will work with nurse practitioners, physician assistants, PharmD providers, and case managers in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. The provider’s duties will include staffing trans-esophageal echocardiograms, reading and teaching of transthoracic echocardiograms and nuclear studies. These duties will require supervision and working alongside general cardiology fellows and internal medicine residents and trainees from other specialties. The provider will also be expected to maintain weekly continuity clinic and staff the inpatient CCU, and cardiology consult services based upon the needs of the Heart Center.

Preferred Experience:
  • Minimum of 1 year of clinical practice as a non-invasive cardiologist
  • Board certification/equivalent competency in adult cardiovascular disease and echocardiography". "Board certification/equivalent competency or working understanding in the interpretation of nuclear medicine studies and cardiac CT angiography.
  • Willingness to work with and teach cardiology fellows and categorical and preliminary internal medicine residents, medical students.
  • Familiarity with electronic medical record, preferably CPRS
  • Interest in both inpatient and outpatient cardiology
  • Ability to function in a multidisciplinary team including advanced practice practitioners (NP, PA); pharmacy providers, nursing and social work/case managers.
  • Valid/Unrestricted State Medical License.

Benefits
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Education debt repayment program (EDPR $40,000/Yr. up to 5 years for a total of $200,000) TAX FREE.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse patient population.
  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment
  • Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid for by VA.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Term Life Insurance, family and additional coverage options are available.
  • Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)- A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security Benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE Basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan with up to five precent government matching contributions.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave. 13 Days paid sick leave per year. 10 Federal Holidays with Pay. 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses.
If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of Veterans and enjoying a rewarding career with excellent benefits, we encourage you to apply for this position today!

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