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Rheumatology Opportunity - Huntington VA Medical Center

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Huntington, West Virginia
Closing date
Apr 7, 2025

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Specialty
Rheumatology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
RHEUMATOLOGY OPPORTUNITY - HUNTINGTON VA MEDICAL CENTER

The Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center is a fully accredited 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility, offering primary care, outpatient mental health services, and subspecialty outpatient care. VA staffed community-based outpatient clinics are located in Charleston, West Virginia, and Prestonsburg, Kentucky. In addition, outreach clinics are located in Gallipolis, Ohio and Lenore, West Virginia. This Medical Center is the principal teaching facility for the Marshall University School of Medicine for undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.

This position is in the Rheumatology Department within the Medical Service and practices at the independent clinical level of practice. The physician has specialized knowledge of practice related to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of a variety of Rheumatology conditions. This physician will perform or assist in related procedures. Rheumatology is the discipline whose providers treat diseases that affect your joints, muscles, and bones, including those known as autoimmune conditions, connective tissue disease or inflammatory (rheumatic) diseases.
  • Excellent compensation – An excellent base salary + annual performance pay with biennial market pay raises & annual cost of living pay raises
  • Sign-on bonus available – Available qualified applicants.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness (EDRP) - Up to $200,000 in student loan forgiveness available – based on work commitment
  • Excellent daily work schedule – Monday thru Friday – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Generous time away from practice – 26 days of annual leave, 13 annual sick days and 11 paid federal holidays
  • Annual CME allowance with 5 paid days for attending CME events
  • Malpractice – Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) with up to 4% in VA matching contributions
  • Vested in defined federal pension after 5 years of federal service
  • Insurance – Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care available
  • Excellent place to work – Based on the 2022 AES (All Employee Survey) of all VA’s, the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center in Huntington, WV was ranked as:
    • #1 Best place to work in the VA System
    • #1 Highest employee satisfaction in the VA System
    • #1 Most highly recommended organization in the VA System
The quality of life in Huntington, WV is high, and the cost of living is low. The area offers a four-season environment with lake and river recreation, as well as a rich array of arts and cultural experiences. Huntington is home to award-winning public schools, magnet centers and the national & internationally ranked and acclaimed Marshall University.
Shopping areas include the Huntington Mall, the largest mall in West Virginia and the downtown area that includes Pullman Square – a truly modern town square that hosts a variety of festivals and special events all year around.

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