Urologist: Altoona, PA

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jan 31, 2025

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Specialty
Urology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
The James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center in Altoona, PA is looking for a urologist to join the team!

The VA opened the Altoona VA Medical Center in 1950 to provide world-class health care to the Veterans who have served our nation. Today, the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center and the rest of the VA Altoona Healthcare System offer services to more than 87,000 Veterans living in a 14-county area of Pennsylvania.

Competitive salary with annual performance bonus and regular salary increases
Work schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus) may be authorized
Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): eligible for EDRP, a student loan payment reimbursement program

The work typically includes varied duties that require many different and unrelated processes and methods such as those relating to well-established aspects of urology. Make decisions relating to the identification, assessment, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment in adult and geriatric patients. Decisions regarding what needs to be done include the assessment of unusual circumstances, variations in approach, and incomplete or conflicting data. Work closely with physicians and other professionals in order to develop and implement treatment for the individual patient. Make many decisions concerning such things as interpretation of considerable data, planning of the work or refinement of the methods and techniques to be used.

Benefits
  • Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year
  • 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
  • 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

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