The Hematology/Oncology Staff Physician is a direct patient care position who is responsible for carrying out operations of the Hem/Onc Section of Medicine Service. The physician collaborates with the Section Chief to determine the mission and objectives of the Section. In addition to clinical matters, the physician should have experience with education and training activities of Fellows, medical resident, and medical student programs. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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 Brian Huhman at Brian.Huhman@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance 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 Including but not limited to serving as Attending physician on the Inpatient Hem/Onc rotation, answering E-Consults, run a half day clinic, precept a half day Fellow clinic, research activities including QI projects and/or Dayton Clinical Oncology Program PI for certain studies and cover for colleagues when needed Work Schedule: Rotatory Inpatient and Outpatient duties 8:00 - 4:30 and taking call Sundays only during inpatient rotation.
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