The North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System (NF/SG VHS) is currently recruiting for a full time (8/8ths) Physician in the Pulmonary section of the Medical Service with a joint faculty appointment at the University of Florida, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Services. The position is located at the Gainesville VA, in sunny Florida. A recruitment/relocation incentive may be considered for highly qualified candidates. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. This position may be 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. 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 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 The North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System has one of the largest Pulmonary and Critical Care programs in the Veterans Health Administration and is in need of a dynamic physician with academic and clinical expertise to assist with this large and growing program. The VA and University programs are intimately integrated, the university teaching hospital is geographically located adjacent to the Gainesville VA Medical Center, Florida. The physician should be ACGME Board Eligible, Board Certified or have completed an accredited fellowship program in Pulmonary and Critical Care. The successful candidate must meet criteria for academic appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level at our academic affiliate. The Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician will participate in the coverage of the Medical Intensive Care Unit. This requires 24/7 coverage and will include rotating 12-hour day and night shifts. The MICU attending physician must be onsite for their assigned shift. VHA Out of OR Airway Management (OORAM) training is required for this duty. The candidate will participate in an inpatient and outpatient Pulmonary consultative services, bronchoscopy and other invasive procedure coverage and in teaching of students, residents and fellows rotating through the VA. A wide variety of patients including those with chronic obstructive lung disease, interstitial lung disease, asthma, sarcoidosis, lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension and sleep disordered breathing are evaluated in the outpatient clinics. Preferred Experience: Board certified, board eligible or have completed an accredited fellowship program in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care medicine Must be eligible for academic appointment at the University of Florida at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level Excellence in teaching Experience in clinical research Expertise in Interventional Pulmonary Expertise in Interstitial Lung Disease Work Schedule: Rotating M-F 8-4:30, 7 on 7 off 12 hour days and/or nights Recruitment Incentive: A recruitment/relocation incentive may be considered for highly qualified candidates. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.