You could be part of an important initiative to provide care for our nations Veterans! The Syracuse VA Medical Center in Syracuse, NY needs a Physician (Endocrinologist) who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. You will be given a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans! America's Veterans need you! It is an honor to be charged with the care of our Veterans. Our Veterans needs the best available medical & surgical care. They are the most grateful and rewarding patients to take care of. Our Veterans deserve the very best American medicine has to offer and it is our mission to deliver that care! A Staff Endocrinologist duties and responsibilities at the Syracuse VA Medical Center: Provide general Endocrine services in keeping with good clinical practice and standards of the Endocrine Section and Medicine Service at the Syracuse Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Close collaboration with our University Affiliate to promote our missions of education, research, and development of our fellows in training to use evidenced based medical care. Be a resource for Primary Care providers to assist in the timely care of patients and appropriate referral to Cardiology. As a staff physician in the Medicine and Endocrinology subspecialty sections, you will be encouraged to participate in the development or on-going research, quality improvement and teaching as it relates to your professional interests. Provide in-patient and outpatient Endocrinology consultation services and any necessary education required to all provider staff as needed. Provide outpatient care and perform clinical procedures as necessary within the Endocrinology Section. Obtain and Maintain Endocrinology board certification and training. You will be expected to serve on Peer review and actively participate in other committees as requested by the Medical Center Director, Chief of Staff, Chief of Medicine and/or Chief of Endocrinology sections. You will be expected to be in compliance with the Medical Staff bylaws and will complete all medical records timely through CPRS (Computerized Patient Record System) in accordance with VA Policies and Regulations. All attending physicians are expected to participate in ongoing process improvements within their specific areas of expertise thereby promoting quality, efficiency, patient safety and timely access to care for our veteran patients. All Medicine service providers are asked to become involved in teaching internal medicine residents and undergraduate medical students within their areas of expertise. All physicians are actively engaged in completing quarterly chart reviews and other quality assurance work within the department. You may be asked to have direct oversight of care rendered by an advanced practice provider (APP) within your area. You will be expected to collaborate with Nursing, pharmacy, and all other ancillary personnel throughout the facility as needed to ensure processes are created for the safe, reliable delivery of chemotherapeutic care. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. EDRP Authorized: 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. 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 Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm Application Package Reminder: Your CV/Resume must include the following information for each job listed: Job title Duties (be as detailed as possible) Month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008) Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week). If licensure information is not included in CV, please submit a document that lists the state, license number, and expiration date for all licensure ever held. If we are unable to match your experiences with the positions held, you may lose consideration for this vacancy. We cannot make assumptions regarding your qualifications.
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.