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Gastroenterologist

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Closing date
Jul 10, 2025

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Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Excellent Gastroenterology Position for amazing VA Opportunity in Oklahoma City, OK

Position Information

The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System is actively recruiting a Board-Certified Staff Gastroenterologist to help care for our American Heroes, the Veterans. The gastroenterologist is expected to promote delivery of quality patient care based on current standards in the practice of gastroenterology in the hospital and is skilled at performing endoscopy. The selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment at the University of Oklahoma and be involved with the education & teaching of a Gastroenterology fellow in our fellowship program plus medical residents, students, and other providers. The Oklahoma City Veteran Healthcare Administration System is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - a Joint Commission accredited and high complexity facility serving more than 170,000 Veterans in Oklahoma. This exciting job opportunity awaits you in our state-of-the-art VA facility! OKC VAHCS has been improving the health of the men and women in the Oklahoma City Metro area who have so proudly served our nation.

Work Schedule

Full-time, Monday-Friday 08:00-4:30, plus on call duties as needed and inpatient consultation coverage.

  • U.S. Citizens receive preference – non-U.S. Citizens may be considered.
  • Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered.

Starting pay is $400,000.00 per year.

  • A sign-on bonus will be offered, and there is the potential for an annual performance bonus of up to $15,000.
  • Retirement: Federal Retirement Plan through the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to 5% government matching contributions
  • Eligible for Education Debt Repayment Program. (EDRP)
  • Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • Recruitment/Relocation Incentives available.
  • 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)
  • 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 restrictions on moonlighting
  • Recruitment/Relocation Incentives available
  • VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.

 

Community Information

  • Welcome to Oklahoma, the sooner state! Scenic beauty, a moderate climate, a culture rich in history and the arts, and world-class sports and recreational opportunities make Oklahoma an exceptional place to live and do business. Combine that with quality health care, top universities, a low-cost and quality standard of living, it's easy to see why most people who live here never want to leave. Oklahoma is ideal for your inner adventurer if you enjoy live music and nightlife, different foods, short drive time during the rush hour, and different parks. Oklahoma is home to 32 state parks to explore and lots more. Oklahoma is ranked the number one city park in the nation according to USA Today, and the second most affordable state to live in. You will enjoy a very affordable standard of living and affordable housing, either for investment purposes or otherwise. Oklahoma is ranked a top 10 city for entrepreneurs and, as a growing state, Oklahoma has a lot of amazing opportunities to tap from. The standard of living and peace of mind that comes with Oklahoma is simply unbelievable, giving you the opportunity to spend time with family while saving money.
  • I highly encourage you to consider VA employment in Oklahoma.  We offer both a mission you can put your heart into by taking care of our veterans, and a home for fun, new experiences, whether you’re interested in exploring one of the many mountain climbing, hiking, biking, boating, camping, fishing, hunting, canoeing, horseback riding and many more.
  • To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
  • Please forward a copy of your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Gbolahan "Alex" Ajisope, Oklahoma City VA PPR @ Gbolahan.Ajisope@va.gov or call (405) 456-3263. Thank you.

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