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Seeking a Hematologist/Oncologist to care for our nation's veterans!

Department of Veterans Affairs
Salem, Virginia
Closing date
Dec 13, 2024

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Salem Veteran Affairs (VA) Medical Center is seeking a Hematologist/Oncologist to join our exemplary team of medical professionals providing superior care to our country s veterans!

This position is located in the Medical Care Service Line at the Salem VA Medical Center and reports directly to the Chief of Medicine. The physician provides consultation services and follow up of medical subspecialty patients, in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting. The incumbent should have strong interpersonal skills to establish professional working relationships with other clinicians and staff throughout the facility and the Community Based Outpatient Clinics. The staff Hematologist/Oncologist will be responsible for, but not limited to the following duties:

  • Provide comprehensive care to include diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and education of patients with Oncologic conditions in the outpatient and inpatient setting
  • Complete documentation and coding of visits accurately to ensure time care for patients
  • Evaluate, triage, and prioritize Oncology consult requests to ensure timely care for patients
  • Conduct telemedicine visits for patients in outlying clinics
  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned, such as peer reviews, Compensation and Pension evaluations and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations
  • Coordinate care at VA or non-VA referral centers for patients requiring services not provided at the facility such as MOHS surgery

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Available to highly qualified candidates
Education Debt Reduction program of up to $200K over 5 years available.
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

Salem VAMC, located in the Greater Roanoke area, is nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. The Roanoke area is a 2023 Blue Ridge Outdoors Best Place to Raise an Outdoor Family winner, and one of the 12 Best Cities in the US for mountain bikers. With excellent schools for children, exquisite cuisine and major uni versities nearby, the Roanoke area is an academic engine for all Southwest Virginia! See why this is the place to live, work and play!

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