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Physician (Gastroenterologist)

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Salisbury, North Carolina
Closing date
May 16, 2025

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Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Seeking a Gastroenterologist to care for veterans in NC

Job description: We are currently recruiting for a full-time Gastroenterologist who possesses diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound skills in the management of patients with G.I. diseases, including FNA cytology and biopsy, drainage of pancreatic cyst and bile duct obstruction, and expertise in cancer management including staging of esophageal and rectal cancer. You will provide outpatient and inpatient consultations to evaluate patients with G.I. diseases, including sharing on-call service. You’ll also perform routine diagnostic, therapeutic upper endoscopy, and colonoscopy. You’ll provide routine care including health maintenance as well as diagnostic/therapeutic service for patients with acute conditions including pancreaticobiliary diseases and patients admitted with acute cholangitis, obstructive jaundice, and other significant G.I. issues.

More About the Area: Enjoy all that the NC Piedmont has to offer! People, communities, and schools!  Our region of N.C. is the perfect balance of city & country.  Take your pick – eating some upscale fine dining or downhome BBQ, attending a small-town festival or big-city concert venue, spending a day in Charlotte, or enjoying some hiking/lake/outdoor recreation on the outskirts of town.  Conveniently located between the mountains and  the beach, what more could you ask for?  All this, plus….Home of the Carolina Panthers (football) and Charlotte Hornets (basketball)!  There are the Winston-Salem Dash, Charlotte Knights, and Greensboro Grasshoppers for baseball, all of which are Minor League Baseball Teams.

Candidates must:  1) be a U.S. citizen (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens 2) possess a current, full, unrestricted medical license in any state, and 3)  board eligible or certified in Internal  or  Family Medicine,  and  board eligible/certified in Gastroenterology 4) and confirm vaccination for seasonal influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which are both requirements for all Health Care Personnel (HCP) employed by Department of Veterans Affairs. 

Preferred experience:  Board-certified in Gastroenterology

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package-learn more at Total-Rewards-of-a-Physician-Dentist-Podiatrist-VA-Career-Brochure.pdf:

Pay:  Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off:  50-55 days of annual paid time offer 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 V.A.
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 U.S. State or territory
CME:  
Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
Malpractice:  Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract:  
No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restrictions on moonlighting

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