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 VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized for highly qualified applicant. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): May be authorized. 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 Clinical Responsibilities: 1. Participates in and/or manage all aspects of a general urology surgery program, to include clinical, administrative, academic and research components if warranted. 2. Manages patient workload within available staffing, which may include support of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and residents. 3. Coordinate care with VA's tertiary care facilities and VA-DoD sharing partners and be responsible for the structure and details of the physician rounding schedules, and nighttime coverage systems relevant to the care of the urological patient. Some night and weekend call is required. 4. Perform the usual administrative components of patient care management such as: documentation of progress notes and consultation findings in an electronic medical record, dictation and electronic signature of OP reports and hospital discharge summaries, electronic entry and signature of all doctor's orders for inpatients and outpatients, etc. 5. Provide surgical treatment for genitourinary injury and diseases including major and minor procedures, consultations for inpatients and outpatients, and participate in VA-approved cooperative research studies. Work Schedule: 8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday
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