Seeking Clinical Physician – Exciting Opportunity for a Sleep Medicine Physician in Tulsa, OK

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Closing date
Jan 31, 2025

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Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
The Eastern Oklahoma VA Healthcare System (EOVAHCS) is seeking a Sleep Medicine Physician to serve as our Nation’s Hero's at the Earnest Childers VA Center in Tulsa, OK. Our ideal candidate will enjoy a busy, clinical practice and be dual board certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Family practice. Must be board-certified in Sleep Medicine.

The Staff Physicians may have teaching opportunities due to our association with Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSUCOM) and the Oklahoma University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (OUCOM) program. Qualified applicants will have an MD/DO, current medical license, and be board-certified in Sleep Medicine or board eligible. 

This is an outpatient and telemedicine clinic that will evaluate, diagnose, treat, and provide non-surgical therapy to patients with sleep disorders, including the provision of consultation. The Sleep medicine physician functions under the Chief of Specialty Medicine, and the Chief of Staff. Compliance with all healthcare system policies, rules, regulations, and by-laws is expected. The program partners with numerous subspecialists, including ENT, Dentistry, Psychology, Mental Health, Surgery, Pulmonary, Medicine, and Primary Care.

The physician will be completing home sleep testing. There is a sleep lab in the community. An opportunity may be available to launch a sleep lab for Eastern Oklahoma VA. Academic affiliation and clinical research may be possible. 

 

Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, (telework eligible, this is not a remote position). No call coverage.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the U.S.
  • Board Certification in Sleep Medicine. Board Eligibility may also be considered.  Must have additional board certification in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, or Family Practice.
  • We offer:

    $230,000- $260,000 compensation package based on training, experience, and local labor market
  •         Annual performance bonus of up to an additional $15,000 K per year
  •         Guaranteed salary increases
  •         Licensure: 1 full & and unrestricted active U.S. license is required.
  •         CME: $1,000/year
  •         Malpractice: VHA physicians are covered under the Federal Tort Claims Act
  •         No employment contracts, non-compete clauses, or restrictive covenants
  •         26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time; 12 paid federal holidays
  •         Federal Retirement Pension and separate 401K with 5% agency match
  •         Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  •         Nationwide Mobility – Relocate without loss of benefits, vacation, or pay
  • Community Information

    Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and the 47th-most populous city in the United States. The population was 413,066. It is the principal municipality of the Tulsa metropolitan area, a region with 1,023,988 residents. The city serves as the county seat of Tulsa County, the most densely populated county in Oklahoma, with urban development extending into Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner counties.

    Tulsa was settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of the Creek Native American tribe and most of Tulsa is still part of the territory of the Muskogee (Creek) Nation.  It is situated on the Arkansas River between the Osage Hills and the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in northeast Oklahoma, a region of the state known as "Green Country". Considered the cultural and arts center of Oklahoma, Tulsa houses two art museums, full-time professional opera and ballet companies, and one of the nation's largest concentrations of Art Deco architecture.

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