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SEEKING HEMATOLOGIST/ONCOLOGIST, HUNTINGTON VA MEDICAL CENTER

1 license/50 States - 49 Days' OFF each year! Competitive Salary, No Overhead, No Insurance Companies to deal with. Practice pure Medicine

RELOCATION/RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES MAY BE AUTHORIZED

As a VA Physician the possibilities are endless. Huntington, WV: A vibrant, energetic city where heritage comes alive. Located in western West Virginia, sitting on the Ohio River at the point where West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky meet, Huntington is part of the largest inland port in the United States. Huntingtons population is over 50,000. It is the second largest city in the state. The city is home to Marshall University.

The Huntington VA Medical Center's Medical Service is seeking a full-time BC/BE Hematologist/Oncologist to join our staff. Responsibilities include coverage of outpatient clinics, inpatient rounds, supervision of inpatient as well as outpatient chemotherapy and infusion procedures; conduct bone marrow aspirates and biopsies and answer inpatient/outpatient consultations.

Diagnosing, treating, and managing patients with hematology and oncology diseases according to standard, usual and acceptable or customary methods and techniques in the outpatient and inpatient settings.

Specific services include, but are not limited to, bone marrow biopsy and aspiration and providing medical oversight for the Chemotherapy Infusion Room.

The physician will report to the Chief of Medical Service or his/her designee.

The Hem/Onc Provider shall cooperate with, and participate in, medical duties or functions related to quality of care and peer review along with improvement/performance improvement activities at the direction of the Chief of Medical Service.
The VA offers opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. All of this makes the Huntington VA Medical Center a first rate facility that truly deserves the great reputation it has earned.

Requirements:

U.S. Citizen
Board certified/board eligible Internal Medicine with completion of fellowship in Hematology & Oncology
Unrestricted MD.DO license (practice with any current and unrestricted state license).
BLS certification is required.

Interested: Forward your C.V. to terrance.anderson@va.gov
Benefits: Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:
49 days paid time off annually including
26 days paid vacation
13 days of sick leave; 10 paid holidays
5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k); on average, federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance; possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually; VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement; and you do not have to pay a penny for malpractice insurance because you are covered by the federal government if a claim arises.
VA Total Compensation: VA physicians enjoy all the above mentioned benefits which increase total compensation by an average of 39% over your annual salary.
Medical License: A clean, valid medical license from any US State or Territory is all that is required to practice medicine in a VA Federal Hospital anywhere in the nation.
Salaries: VA Physician salaries are determined by a compensation panel of physicians at the facility where you practice medicine. VA salaries are very competitive and are based on physician salaries of the local market, your experience and credentials as a physician.
Job Satisfaction: VA Physicians enjoy the luxury of practicing medicine with the latest technologies and do so with no overhead costs, staff to pay, no rent on a building and no filing insurance claims. A 40 hour work week makes this a dream job for a physician with lots of time off for family and friends.
Huntington also is known for its expansive park system, the gem of which is Ritter Park. The park, which features a walking path, award-winning playground, tennis courts, amphitheater and PetSafe Dog Park, was recognized by the American Planning Association in 2012 as one Americas 10 Great Public Spaces. Since 1934, the parks Rose Garden has been West Virginia's nationally-recognized municipal rose garden, containing 1,000 plants and noted for its All-American Rose Selections.
In the hills above Ritter Park is the Huntington Museum of Art. It is the largest art museum between Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and Richmond and contains numerous collections, exhibitions, education programs and nature trails on a sprawling, 52-acre campus. The grounds also are home to the C. Fred Edwards Conservatory, West Virginias only plant conservatory.
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.

Careers in virtually all specialties, with opportunities to be involved in research and academics and remember - with one unrestricted license, you can practice anywhere! Great benefits and leadership programs to boot!