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Make a Difference in the Lives of Our Nation's Heroes: Neurologist at the South Texas VA Healthc...

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
San Antonio, Texas
Closing date
May 11, 2025

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Specialty
Neurology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Join a team dedicated to providing exceptional care to America's veterans in the vibrant heart of San Antonio, Texas.
About the Opportunity:

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System is seeking a passionate and dedicated Neurologist to join our team in San Antonio, Texas. As a Neurologist at the VA, you will play a vital role in diagnosing and treating a wide range of neurological conditions, from headaches and stroke to dementia and epilepsy. You will work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to our nation's heroes, ensuring they receive the best possible treatment and support.
Why Choose the South Texas VA Healthcare System?
  • Make a meaningful difference: Every day, you will have the opportunity to improve the lives of our veterans and their families. You will be part of a team that is committed to providing compassionate, high-quality care to those who have served our country.
  • Join a thriving medical community: The South Texas VA Healthcare System is a large and well-respected healthcare system with a variety of subspecialties and cutting-edge technology. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other talented physicians and stay at the forefront of neurological care.
  • Live in beautiful San Antonio: San Antonio is a vibrant and diverse city with a rich history and culture. From the world-famous River Walk to the Alamo, there is something for everyone in San Antonio. The city is also home to a variety of world-class restaurants, museums, and theaters.
Qualifications
  • MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school.
  • Residency 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.
  • Board certified or board eligible in neurology.
  • Subspecialty certification in epilepsy (preferred)
  • Valid state unencumbered state medical license.
  • 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.
Benefits:
  • Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases. $225K -$300K
  • Relocation/Recruitment Incentive Authorized.
  • Education Debt Repayment Program (EDRP) VA will pay up to $40,000/YR for 5 years up to $200,000 Tax Free for qualifying student loans.
  • 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) 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: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)
  • Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
  • Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 4:30pm
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our VA. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Additional Information about San Antonio:
  • San Antonio is the seventh-largest city in the United States and the second-largest city in Texas.
  • South Texas VA is the fastest growing VA in the nation.
  • The city has a population of over 1.5 million people.
  • San Antonio is home to a variety of Fortune 500 companies, including Toyota, Valero Energy, and H-E-B.
  • The cost of living in San Antonio is lower than the national average.
  • The city has a warm and sunny climate year-round.
We hope this advertisement has given you a glimpse into the exciting opportunity to join the South Texas VA Healthcare System as a Neurologist. We encourage you to visit our website and apply today!
We are confident that you will find San Antonio to be a wonderful place to live and work. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

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