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. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Yes Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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 Scope of practice for the dermatologist to include, but is not limited to: Administrative and clinical leadership of the dermatology section with 20% percent of time dedicated to this role. Demonstrates leadership and interpersonal skills that enhances the effectiveness and accomplishments of the service. Supervise the dermatology staff including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physicians assistants. Provides patient-centered, high-value, cost-effective, team-based dermatologic care utilizing both the art and science of medicine. Perform various dermatologic skills and treatment to include biopsy and excision of skin lesions, cryotherapy, intralesional injections, chemotherapy of dermatological conditions, prescription of PUVA light therapy, etc. Utilizes palliative and hospice services and principles when indicated. Qualifies for a faculty appointment with one or more and our affiliated academic institutions. Demonstrates ability to teach medical students, medical residents, and other students who rotate on the dermatology service. Demonstrates ability to participate in clinical research and other academic activities as assigned, both within VA and our affiliated academic institutions. Participates in hospital and medical staff activities such as accreditation requirements, quality assessment, quality improvement projects, committee assignments, etc. Demonstrate interpersonal skills that enhances the effectiveness and accomplishments of the service. Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills that are commensurate with the responsibilities of the position. Demonstrates ability to function within the parameters set by VA with regards to consult management, utilization of order sets, documentation in CPRS, and other requirements of the VA's electronic medical record system. Demonstrates ability to function within a large complex organization that requires cooperation with multiple services, including community care, prosthetics service, medical administration, medical records, group medical practice, etc. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, plus on-call
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