Seeking Talented General Cardiologist Physician’s to Join the Section of Cardiology in Spokane, Washington.
The Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington is actively recruiting to fill two Board Certified Staff physician positions in General Cardiology with board certification (BE considered) candidates in our growing cardiology section. Selected candidates will be asked to apply for a faculty appointment at either or both the University of Washington and Washington State University medical schools. The candidate will be involved in the clinical teaching of medical students and residents. The selected candidate will report to the Cardiology Supervisor. The selected candidate will work closely with the Cardiology departments at both the Puget Sound VA and Portland VA Medical Centers. The Mann-Grandstaff VAMC – located in Spokane, Washington – is part of VA Northwest (VISN20), encompassing a main Medical Center, and three community-based outpatient clinics throughout Washington and Northern Idaho. The VAMC operates 23 hospital beds and 31 rehabilitation-oriented nursing home beds. A mobile clinic, outfitted with two exam rooms, provides selected primary care services to veterans living in rural areas.
You are invited to consider joining the team at the Spokane VA Medical Center, providing care for the world’s best patients while providing training and mentorship for residents and medical students. You should be board certified/eligible in Cardiology and a US citizen with current US licensure (any state) with no history of revocations or suspension. Permanent Residents may be considered if no US citizen is selected.
Work Schedule: Full-time, with either a standard TOD or compressed TOD. Night and weekend hours are not currently scheduled, however, full-time physicians are employed on a 24/7 basis
Must be U.S. Citizen – Non-US Citizens may be considered
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
Board Certification in Cardiology preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered. Board certification in Internal Medicine is also preferred.
Spokane is a dynamic city located in an exceptionally beautiful part of the country with easy access to a wide variety of outdoor activities. In addition, Spokane offers a wide variety of housing options from condominiums in the city to acreages, or waterfront property at much lower costs than other Western cities. Multiple downhill and Nordic skiing facilities are available within easy driving distance from the city. There are multiple hiking and biking trails both within the city in the surrounding area. A wide variety of water activities are available on the lakes and rivers that surround the Spokane region. The city has in vibrant theater and arts community as well as diverse culinary options. Spokane has a growing number of tasting rooms for the large number of wineries in the region, many of which are only a short drive away from downtown.
Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range will be competitive for the academic rank and include a full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA provides employees with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. 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 Plan 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 contributions.
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
Please forward copy of your Curriculum Vitae to Henry "Hank" Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ Henry.Laguatan@va.gov or call (206) 459-7927.
Internal Number: MD/DO
About The Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.
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