The VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (VATVCBHCS) in Harlingen Texas is seeking an experienced clinical leader who is Board Certified/Board Eligible in Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Disease for Cardiology-Pulmonology Supervisory Section Chief position, who will oversee program operations of the Cardiology-Pulmonology Section including budget and fiscal management, human resources management, strategic planning and program development. The Selected Cardiologist should have at least 3-5 years of clinical cardiology supervisory experience and demonstrate a history of excellent non-invasive cardiology specialty scope of practice and skills. The VATVCBHCS in Harlingen operates as an outpatient Ambulatory Care Center and has five associated community-based outpatient clinics offering veteran patient care services throughout the twenty counties comprised of the Laredo, McAllen, Harlingen, and Corpus Christi service areas. Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, with no call responsibility expected.
Must be a US Citizen (Non-Citizens May Be Considered)
Must possess current active unencumbered U.S. Medical License
Fellowship Training and Board Certification/Eligibility in Cardiovascular Disease
Preference for at least 3-5 years of clinical cardiology supervisory and leadership experience
With a population of 65,022 Harlingen is the 50th largest community in Texas and is an ethnically diverse city with comparatively low cost of living in a tropical setting with rich outdoor activities and recreational pursuits available; solid primary, secondary, college preparatory schools, colleges and universities; and very affordable range of new and existing residential home ownership and rental properties available. Harlingen lies just 30 miles from the coast of the Gulf of Mexico offering easy access to beautiful beach areas and near South Padre Island, a favorite winter and spring-break destination.
The VA supports a healthy work-life-family balance and robust benefits package
Expected annual salary range of $300,000 - $330,000 depending on credentials and experience
Annual Performance Pay Bonus up to $15,000 available
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be considered for well-qualified selectee
Paid Time Off: 26 Days’ Vacation, 13 Days Sick and 10 Federal Holidays with pay
Medical-Dental-Vision-Life insurance plans and Flexible Health Spending Accounts available
Retirement Plans: Federal Employees Retirement System and a Thrift Savings Plan, a 401K-type plan, with up to 5% matching
About the VA:
The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.
For more information and to discuss your interests:
Please forward copy of your CV and Cover Letter, summarizing your background, education, training, clinical practice, credentials and interests, to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruiter, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (702) 675-5761.
Additional Salary Information: - Annual Performance Bonus of up to $15,000 may be considered
- Recruitment/Relocation Incentive Authorized for well qualified candidate
Internal Number: Harlingen TX-Cardiologist
About Department of Veterans Affairs
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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