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300 Days of Sunshine! Looking For Hematology/Oncology Physician– New Mexico Dept. of Veterans Af...

Department of Veterans Affairs
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Closing date
Jun 11, 2025

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Full Time
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The New Mexico VA Health Care System and the University of New Mexico (UNM) Cancer Center are seeking applications for the position of staff physician in an expanding Section of Hematology/Oncology at the NMVAHCS. The NMVAHCS Hematology/Oncology program is the major academic affiliate of the UNM Division of Hematology/Oncology and the UNM Cancer Center, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

This individual will also collaborate closely with the Divisional and Cancer Center Leadership at UNM. The Staff Physician, Section of Hematology/Oncology will have a major teaching role within the Division including its fellowship program. Qualified applicants will have an MD, current medical license and be board-certified or eligible in Hematology and/or Oncology.

The ideal candidate will be suitable for academic appointment at UNM at the level of associate or full professor, as evidenced by a strong track record of academic and clinical excellence. Qualified candidates must be eligible for a faculty appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico based upon qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Direct, high quality patient care with particular emphasis on the ability to function in a multidisciplinary team 
  • Diagnostic workup, treatment, and follow-up of patients with blood disorders or malignancies
  • Participation in educational programs of Hematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine. Participation in quality assurance programs and chart reviews.
  • Didactic and bedside teaching
  • Supervision of medical students, residents and Hematology/Oncology fellows
  • Active participation in the conduct of clinical trials and other scholarly activities
  • Adherence to quality measures and Standards
  • Facilitate academic and research collaboration with the Division of Hematology/Oncology
  • Hematology/Oncology Fellowship in an ACGME accredited training program. (Candidates in the final year of their fellowship are eligible to apply, provided they will complete their fellowship before joining this position).
  • ABIM Board eligibility/certification in Internal Medicine and Hematology and Medical Oncology.
  • Demonstrated interest in teaching
  • Track record of excellence in teaching, e.g., recognition from trainees and/or awards for teaching.
  • Scholarly activities including research interests (clinical, translational or basic science) in any area of Hematology or Oncology.

Department of Veteran Affairs Benefits Package:

Pay:  Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off:  50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year Retirement:  Traditional federal pension and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance:  Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care
Licensure:  1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME:  $1,000 per year reimbursement 

Malpractice:  Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract:  No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

For additional information on this wonderful opportunity, please feel free to apply, visit USAJOBS or contact our Department of Veteran Affairs physician recruiter listed below.

Matthew Corrales
Work: (505) 934-0047
Veterans Health Administration

Albuquerque, NM 87108-5153

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