This is an open continuous announcement established to enable Physicians within the South Texas Veterans Health Care System to communicate their desire of interest for reassignment to a different physician position. Applicants to this announcement should update their application every 90 days to be considered for internal reassignments. Applicants will be referred as vacancies become available within the following sections: Anesthesiology Dermatology Gynecology Internal Medicine Family Medicine Primary Care Oncology Ophthalmology Orthopedic Pathology Psychiatry Radiology Rheumatology Surgery Urology Cardiology Pulmonology Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Duties and responsibilities will vary based on the specialty of the position. Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Monday through Friday) and may vary based on the needs of the facility. NOTE: This announcement will remain open until filled. Applications will be checked weekly or at the request of management. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): available only for Primary Care Physician and Psychiatrists. If selected, please contact VISN17EDRP2@va.gov. 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
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.