VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System (VASNHCS) is seeking a Cardiologist in Medical Service. As a Cardiologist you will be accountable to the Chief, Medicine Service for assuring the most effective delivery of care in Cardiology while meeting and exceeding compliance standards. Administrative directions are provided in terms of broadly defined goals and missions and conjunctions with the Medicine Service priorities. You will exercise an exceptional degree of latitude in the planning, designing, implementation and accomplishment of program and responsibilities. You will work within the framework of VA guidelines, directives, and regulations. Work will be reviewed in terms of policy compliance and fulfillment of overall mission and program goals.
You will participate in and/or manage all aspects of the Cardiologist general program, to include clinical, administrative, academic, and research components if warranted.
You will also manage patient workload within available staffing, which may include support of a physician assistant.
You will perform the usual administrative components of patient care management such as: documentation of progress notes and consultation finds in an electronic medical records, dictation and electronic signature of OP reports and hospital discharge summaries, electronic entry and signature of all doctor's orders for inpatient and outpatients, etc.
You will deliver cardiology services and cardiology consultation to veterans seeking healthcare.
Duties will include attending at cardiology clinic, reading EKG, long term event recordings, supervising Exercise stress test and stress echoes, reading and supervising echocardiograms.
VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System (VASNHCS) provides inpatient and outpatient care to a large geographical area that includes 20 counties in northern Nevada and northeastern California. The Reno campus is the site of the Ioannis A. Lougaris VA Medical Center, which operates 64 hospital beds and 60 Community Living Center (CLC) beds. VASNHCS also manages community-based outpatient clinics in Auburn and Susanville, CA, and Carson Valley, Lahontan Valley, Fallon, and Winnemucca, NV. VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System provides health care to approximately 120,000 veterans.
Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range for well qualified Cardiologist will range from $300,000.00 to $330,000.00, with consideration given to candidate's qualifications, credentials and experience; and may include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus. Selected candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), and if approved, receive up to $200k in school loan repayment.
The VA offers Physicians and all employees industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice & favorable work-life-family balance.
Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME
Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option
Federal Retirement Plans thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching
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For more information, please forward your Curriculum Vitae to Henry “Hank” Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ Henry.Laguatan@va.gov or call (206) 459-7927.
Internal Number: MD/DO
About VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System (VASNHCS)
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.