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Are you a highly motivated CARDIOLOGIST seeking a rewarding opportunity with amazing Federal Gov...

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Columbia, South Carolina
Closing date
May 8, 2025

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Specialty
Cardiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Are you a highly motivated CARDIOLOGIST seeking a rewarding opportunity with amazing Federal Government Benefits-Join the most noble mission, succeed professionally, and maintain a healthy work-life balance here at the WJB Dorn VA Columbia SC Health Care System!

The Columbia VA Health Care System is recruiting a Non-Invasive Cardiologist in the fast-growing Dorn Heart & Vascular Center. Special training or interest in CHF is desirable. Cardiac catheterization will not be part of the practice of the selected cardiologist, who will spend most of his/her time in the management of CHF patients. Spacious stress testing labs with new nuclear cameras offer all modalities for the investigation of cardiovascular disease. In addition, the Medical Center houses 2 MRI systems, and 2 multi-slice CT systems to allow development of a robust cardiac imaging program. There is a very active cardiovascular research effort at basic science and clinical/translational levels, as well as a busy teaching service. Significant extramurally funded cardiovascular related research programs are well established within USC-SOM in the areas of cardiovascular development, vascular biology and hypertension, signal transduction, and inflammation.

Benefits:
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program up to $200k.
Pay: Up to $400k p/year, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50–55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting, VA contributes 16.6% to pension ) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME: up to $1000 p/year
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

About us:
The Columbia VA Health Care System is a tertiary care teaching hospital providing the highest-level quality complex care with services ranging from cardio-thoracic and neurosurgery to primary and mental health care. We have a transplant program, surgical robotics unit, and medical research program for approximately 80,000 Veterans across South Carolina. This health care system includes a full range of inpatient and outpatient care, medical and surgical intensive care. Here at the VA, we don’t treat patients, we serve our nations Veterans. Dorn VAMC is affiliated with the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine and provides teaching services for students and residents. USC is the state's flagship research university with Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, and an active Graduate School.

The Dorn VAMC can be found in Columbia, South Carolina, where Southern charm meets vibrant culture! Nestled in the heart of the Palmetto State, Columbia boasts a prime location with easy access to stunning natural landscapes & historic landmarks. Enjoy mild winters & balmy summers, perfect for exploring the city's attractions. Columbia offers four-season outdoor activity with several championship golf courses in the area and is a short drive from the mountains and the beach and is located near Lake Murray, a 50,000-acre lake with boating and recreational opportunities. Columbia invites you to experience Southern hospitality at every turn.

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