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The Department of Veteran Affairs Alaska VA Healthcare System (AVAHS) in Anchorage, Alaska is currently seeking Board-Certified/Board-Eligible internists for full time hospitalist positions. The hospitalist will provide services to inpatients at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) VA/DoD Joint Venture (JV) Hospital located adjacent to the VA Outpatient Clinic in Anchorage, Alaska. Duties include but are not limited to; providing a full range of staff physician services for inpatient beneficiaries including initiating orders for lab work and x-rays, prescribing medications and consulting with specialist and sub-specialists from the staff. The physician shall work with other specialists and primary care physicians. The physician will support the inpatient service at JBER JV Hospital covering the intensive care unit and medical ward, and doing internal medicine consultations and inpatient/outpatient procedures. The shift requirement will be 16-18 inpatient shifts per month between the hours of 8:00am 6:00pm (day shift) and 6:00pm 8:00pm (evening shift), including holidays and weekends. Recruitment or Relocation Incentives may be authorized. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of scheduling opportunities. Employment at the AVAHS offers the opportunity to live in an environment that offers both wild adventure and metropolitan appeal VA Physician Benefits http://www.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp Practice evidence based medicine without the hassle of high malpractice premiums and associated overhead costs! Utilize the most sophisticated Integrated Electronic Medical Records network with centralized patient registration and billing Enjoy a competitive salary and generous annual and sick leave benefits A comprehensive Federal Benefits package including malpractice, life, health, 401K, CME, etc. An unmatched work/life balance and very high quality personal and professional life! Anchorage is a unique place to live where bears, bison and beaches mix with salmon, science and scenery for an unforgettable experience. Step foot on a glacier, fish for king salmon, hike to a mountain vista, fly out to Mount McKinley, cruise in comfort through Prince William Sound and enjoy metropolitan amenities with frontier flair. Alaska has a unique culture and environment. Experience life in the Last Frontier. http://www.anchorage.net/ http://www.city-data.com/city/Anchorage-Alaska.html http://www.frommers.com/destinations/anchorage/ For more information and consideration, contact Hank Laguatan, National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, today!
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), under the Department of Veterans Affairs, serves the needs of America's Veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services. To accomplish this mission, VHA strives to be a comprehensive, integrated health care system that provides excellence in health care value, excellence in service as defined by its customers, and excellence in education and research. Join VA -The Best Care-The Best Careers.

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