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Physician Cardiologist - Non-Invasive

Department of Veterans Affairs
Tucson, Arizona
Closing date
May 23, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type
Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System (SAVAHCS) in scenic - sunny Tucson, Arizona is currently looking for a Physician Cardiologist Non-Invasive.

SAVAHCS has been a flagship quality provider within the VA and was a 2012 winner of the prestigious Robert W. Carey Performance Excellence Award. This is an excellent opportunity as we are in a growth area for the VA.
It is a tertiary care facility providing a full range of clinical services including complex coronary angioplasty, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, Mohs surgery and neurosurgery.
It is also a principal teaching affiliate of the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy.
Job Description:
Candidates must be eligible for a faculty appointment with the University of Arizona commensurate with clinical experience and academic achievement to facilitate teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. All our division members participate in outpatient clinic services, including fellows' clinic. Our hospitalist service reduces the demands of in-patient care in our subspecialty divisions. There is an opportunity to participate in interpretation of cardiac ultrasound, cardiac CT and cardiac MR, depending upon training and interest.
Job Duties:
  • Participate in quality improvement activities and comply with rules and regulations of the agency, facility, and department.
  • Support a satisfactory process for supervision and training of fellows, residents and medical students from University of Arizona College of Medicine rotating through the Cardiology Division.
  • Maintain American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certification.
  • A commitment to compliance with VA and SAVAHCS regulatory requirements
  • Work Schedule: Full-time, Permanent, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • United States Citizenship
  • Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine
  • Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in all the US States
  • Must be Board Certified
  • Residency Training

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year)
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
Opportunity Highlights:
Investigators with VA Merit Review Awards are afforded up to thirty-five percent protected time for research. The successful candidate will enjoy the security of VA salary funding, the generous federal benefits package, our lovely southwestern climate, the professional advantages of academic affiliation, and a medium - sized city with the cultural enrichments of a major university.

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