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 Relocation Incentive: Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Available EDRP Authorized: Contact the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. Danielle Del Prete, EDRP Coordinator at (775) 829-5637 or Diana Bacey, EDRP Coordinator at (775) 328-1470. 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 The Physician Director, Hospital In Home (HIH) Section, Medical Service is assigned to the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System (VASNHCS), Medical Service providing comprehensive, efficient, compassionate, high quality healthcare to all patients, functioning as a member of the Medical Service team providing clinical care to the patients at VASNHCS. The hospital In Home program provides hospital level care/admitted care in the comfort of the Veterans home or other suitable location. The Physician Director, has the overall clinical responsibility for the HIH program. Duties include: Serves as Acting Deputy Associate Chief of Staff (DACOS) and/or Acting Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS), Medical Service in their absence. Works collaboratively with the Medical Service leadership, administrative staff and others as well and the members of the Hospital In Home Program staff, including, but not limited to, nurse manager, program registered nurses, social worker, pharmacist, etc. Research and other scholarly activity are encouraged and available. Participates in an effective clinical program with attention to patient outcome indicators. Practices within the scope of assigned privileges. Complies with the bylaws, rules and regulations of the facility and agency. Meets medical staff criteria for initial appointment and reappointment, including ongoing CME. Complies with prescribed record keeping practices in accordance with the rules, regulations and bylaws. Complies with prescribed information security policy and procedures. Interpersonal relationships - works effectively with patients, families, staff, coworkers and other health care professionals. Participates in Medical Service educational activities and scheduled meetings. Participates in research activities with regard to the subspecialty of Emergency Medicine, as assigned. Complies with assigned Peer Reviews and maintaining quality assurance standards. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
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