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Hematology/Oncology Physician VA Sacramento and Stockton

Department of Veterans Affairs
Sacramento, California
Closing date
Jan 16, 2025

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Full Time
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Excellent opportunity exists for a full time Hematology-Oncology Physician at the Sacramento VA Medical Center located at Mather, California. Joining a happy, collaborative group of two other full time VA oncologists and multiple part time UC Davis subspecialists and fellows. The incumbent will be responsible for the full range of diagnosis and treatment of patients with oncologic and hematologic disorders, with negotiable opportunity to narrow focus.

    Rewarding position with excellent work/life balance. True 40hr work week including charting.
      Low volume patient messages compared to other practices.
    On-site 12 chair infusion room, oncology pharmacy, and Cancer Nurse Navigator team.Close collaboration with UC Davis Cancer Center
      11 UCD fellows with VA continuity clinics
        See all inpatient consults and take over night/weekend call.
      Currently 3 UCD faculty with dedicated VA clinics
        Benign hematologyLung cancerMalignant hematology/BMT
      Position will come with Volunteer Clinical Professor appointment at UC Davis
    Consults for small 60 bed hospital with no inpatient oncology unit. On average 2-3 inpatient consults per week, with shared callOpportunity to participate in clinical research if desired.

Salary Range: $245,000-$285,000 per year

Tour of duty: Schedule negotiable within regular business hours based on 40hr work week. Limited phone call 1:6.

Candidates must: 1) be a US citizen or PRA (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with [38 U.S.C. 7407(a)]; 2) possess a current, full, unrestricted medical license in any state, 3) board prepared/certified Medical Oncology and Hematology. Preferred experience: Board certified Medical Oncology and Hematology.

INCENTIVES: Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) offers up to $200,000 over 5-years, tax-free and/or Recruitment Incentive with minimum 3-year service obligation. Recruitment/Relocation may be authorized for highly qualified candidates. Not currently pre-approved

BENEFITS: 104 hours paid vacation (part-time physicians earn 1 hour of vacation leave for every 10 hours worked); 52 hour paid sick leave (part-time physicians earn 1 hour of sick leave for every 20 hours worked); 11 paid Federal holidays (any time clinics are closed you get time-off with pay and does not come out of paid vacation); Competitive Salary; Annual Physician Performance Pay; Malpractice protection with tail coverage covered by the Federal government; CME- 1 week paid authorized absence to attend and after 1 year of employment $1,000 per year stipend toward CME if BC (does not come out of paid vacation/time is pro-rated for part-time staff); No Physician Employment Contract; no significant restriction on moonlighting

The Department of Veteran Affairs Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) is an integrated health care delivery system, offering a comprehensive array of medical, surgical, rehabilitative, mental health and extended care to veterans in Northern California. The health system is comprised of a medical center in Sacramento; a rehabilitation and extended care facility in Martinez; outpatient clinics in Martinez, Fairfield, Vallejo, Stockton, Modesto, Sonora, Sacramento (Mather and McClellan Park), Auburn, Yuba City, Redding, Chico, and Yreka; and dental clinics in Vallejo, Sacramento, and Redding.

Sacramento, California is one of the most historic cities in California. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and American River, two hours between both San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains with access to exceptional wine in Napa and Sonoma. Known as America's Farm-to-Fork Capital, recognized for its cutting-edge cuisine, farm-fresh restaurants, and plentiful farmers' markets. Sacramento has many cultural and artistic events, live music, dining, and the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Come see why this is the place to live, work and play!

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