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Hospitalist Physician Job with Veterans Health Administration in Durham, NC

Department of Veterans Affairs
Durham, North Carolina
Closing date
May 2, 2025

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description

Amazing Staff Hospitalist Opportunity in Durham, North Carolina



The Durham Veterans Affairs Health Care System is seeking a dedicated full-time Hospitalist Medicine to become an integral part of our esteemed team. This position entails delivering exceptional patient care within the wards of Durham VAHCS. Our units operate under a closed model, and the expected scope of practice includes performing procedures such as paracentesis, lumbar puncture, knee arthrocentesis, naso-enteric tube (on occasion), and ABG. 

All Hospitalist at the Durham VA rotate through our teaching services. As a Hospitalist, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and guiding residents and students in their clinical duties. Support is given to those who make extra efforts in education, QI and research.

Opportunity to access Duke’s faculty development programs through our academic affiliate.

Work Schedule:

Variable Work Schedule, Day Tour, Evenings, Nights

(The schedule will involve working 8-12-night shifts quarterly, with a front-loaded in initial two years of practice, gradually decreasing in frequency thereafter)

Call Coverage: Hybrid schedule (nights are required)

  •        Must be U.S. Citizen
  •        Full and Unrestricted license from any U.S. State
  •        Board Eligible/Certified Internal Medicine or Med-Peds trained.
  •        Fellowship trained (considered)
  •        Preferred Hospitalist experience, Fellowship training, experience in teaching, QI and/or clinical research (highly considered)
  •        Duke University Affiliation is required.
  •        Must be strong clinically with a strong interest in teaching and a team player.


We offer:

  •        Competitive Pay $240,000 - $250,000 annually
  •        Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year
  •        26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/unlimited carry over; 11 paid holidays
  •        Federal Retirement Plan (Employees are vested after 5 years only)
  •        Separate 401K with partial agency match
  •        Health, Dental & Vision Insurance


Facility Information:

About the Durham VA Health Care System

Since 1953, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your healthcare needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 200,000 Veterans living in a 27-county area of central and eastern North Carolina.

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics 

In addition to our main facility in Durham, we offer services in three community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —

Raleigh, North Carolina
Greenville, North Carolina
Morehead City, North Carolina 

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