The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (VHSO) is seeking a full-time Board Certified or Board Eligible Pulmonologist to join our group of dedicated professionals. The Pulmonologist will provide attending responsibilities for the Pulmonology Clinic in Specialty Care and will provide consultation support throughout the hospital. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicants. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): No. Appraised Value Offer (AVO): No. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. EDRP Authorized: Contact Jennifer Isbell-Gross, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance, email@example.com. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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 Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting We are seeking a Neurologist with a commitment to compassionate, patient-centered care, a desire to work in a collaborative professional environment and enthusiasm for ongoing process improvement. Integrity, empathy, collegiality, and a strong work ethic are expected. Duties include but are not limited to: Inpatient and outpatient services. The physician will provide care for pulmonary diseases and disorders such as respiratory failure, emphysema, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and chronic bronchitis, among many other conditions affecting the respiratory system and care for patients suffering from multi-system failure and other life-threatening situations, Outpatient Pulmonary clinic, interpretation of pulmonary function tests, inpatient consults (Ward, and ICU), routine pulmonary procedures. There is an Internal Medicine Residency Program and preceptorship for the pulmonary rotation for both students and Residents is expected. Adjunct faculty appointment at UAMS is available; pulmonary lectures are provided by the VHSO Pulmonary Staff. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call coverage is weekly (Monday to Monday) with every other weekend.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.