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Physician Endocrinologist

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Shreveport, Louisiana
Closing date
Mar 1, 2025

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Specialty
Endocrinology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, Shreveport, LA

The Overton Brook VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time, Endocrinologist. Come taste the unique downhome southern-style cuisines and see the lively culture here in the historic city of Shreveport, LA. If you are looking for entertainment, Festival Plaza located in downtown Shreveport hosts over 60 festivals every year from the Mud Bug Festival to the Red River Revel, you are sure to be entertained year-round. We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and exceptional health of our Veterans. The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center is fully dedicated to providing top-quality medical care by serving and honoring America s Veterans.

Highlights of this position include:

    Competitive Starting Salary $230,000 - $275,000Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm. Occasional call on weekendsInpatients and outpatients health care management of assigned veteran patients with acute and chronic illnesses.Ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic studies.Ordering consultation and referrals for inpatients and outpatients.Patient follow-up, as appropriate.Health promotion and disease prevention.Patient, family, and staff education and counseling.Clinical research (must have separate research approval).Full and unrestricted license from any U.S. StateResidency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.

Preferred:

    Board Certified or Board Eligible in one or more of the following: Endocrine Disease, Internal Medicine.

We offer:

    Predictable work schedules and a focus on quality rather than volumeAnnual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per yearHealth, Dental & Vision InsuranceMalpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/unlimited carry over; 11 paid holidaysFederal Retirement PlanSeparate 401K with partial agency matchPossible $1,000 per year reimbursement for CME s (must be full-time with board certification)This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), if approved
If interested, please email a copy of your current CV to me at Ashley.jones27@va.gov to schedule a time to discuss this exciting opportunity!

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