The VA Loma Linda Healthcare system in Loma Linda, CA seeks an energetic and skilled Hematologist/Oncologist at the Multidisciplinary Cancer Center. VA Loma Linda is a teaching facility and therefore board certification in Hematology/Oncology is required for this opportunity. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Hematology-Oncology. The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is affiliated with multiple institutions, such as the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System team strongly promotes and advocates this mission with a robust educational program with its affiliate(s). VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Up to 15 percent of total salary Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): relocation of household goods 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 At VA Loma Linda Healthcare, we provide a comprehensive range of techniques for cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. We have high expertise in colorectal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic, ENT, urologic, and thoracic surgery. The Staff Hematologist/Oncologist is responsible for providing comprehensive care in the Cancer Center. Duties of this position include but are not limited to: Provide expert consultation and treatment to patients in the outpatient Hematology/Oncology clinic; as well as provide feedback and inpatient consultation with the other services within the Loma Linda VA Medical Center. Evaluate, triage, and prioritize requests from Primary Care providers and others for outpatient Hematology/Oncology subspecialty consultations. Obtain medical histories, conduct physical examinations, order and evaluate appropriate laboratory testing, and plan and prescribe treatment for patients. Coordinate medical management and care with Primary Care providers and other medical personnel in a multidisciplinary health care delivery system. Perform administrative tasks as assigned, such as peer reviews and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations (OPPE). Provide Hematology/Oncology on-call services as assigned. Physician will be required to attend staff meetings, serves on committees, teams, workgroups, and peer reviews as requested. Completes CME, VA Training, HIPAA, Security training, and other training mandatory trainings. In additional to the duties listed above the Physician will provide clinical care within the Hematology/Oncology privileges approved by MEC. Ability to perform initial histories and physical examinations on outpatients; make assessments and use appropriate diagnostic evaluations; implement timely and appropriate treatment. Rounding, supervision, and teaching with students, residents, fellows on the inpatient ward as well as outpatient clinic. Covers call rotation with other physicians. Participates in tele-medicine services between the main medical center and the various Community Based Outpatient Clinics. Assist with the diagnosis and interpretation of pulmonary nodules. Counsel and advise patients diagnosed with malignancy. Orders diagnostic studies and interprets laboratory tests, EKGs, and radiologic tests. Provides ongoing outpatient care for assigned case load. Prescribes and refills medications within the defined scope of practice. Provides education and counseling of patients and families. Overseeing Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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