The St. Louis VA Medical Center is seeking a Pulmonologist to join our Dynamic team.
The Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician will participate in the coverage of the Medical Intensive Care Unit. The MICU attending physician must be onsite for their assigned shift. VHA Out of OR Airway Management (OORAM) training is required for this duty.
The Pulmonologist will participate in an inpatient and outpatient Pulmonary consultative services, bronchoscopy, and other invasive procedure coverage and in teaching of students, residents and fellows rotating through the VA.
A wide variety of patients including those with chronic obstructive lung disease, interstitial lung disease, asthma, sarcoidosis, lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension and sleep disordered breathing are evaluated in the outpatient clinics.
Potential for academic appointment at Washington University or St. Louis University.
Work Schedule: 7:00AM-4:00PM, rotating nights, weekends, holidays for on-call duty
Benefits and Features
Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.
The VA offers Physicians and all employees industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice & favorable work-life-family balance.
Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 11 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME
Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option
Federal Retirement Plans thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching.
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