Seeking Pulmonary Critical Care Physician for Excellent VA Staff Opportunity in the Heart of the Ozarks – Fayetteville, AR
The Veterans Healthcare System of the Ozarks (VHSO), Fayetteville, AR is actively recruiting to fill Staff Pulmonology Critical Care Medicine Specialist that’s Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine (desired) to provide comprehensive outpatient & inpatient Pulmonary services including diagnosing and treating all types of diseases and conditions that affect the lungs and breathing, including very rare conditions; care of seriously ill//life-threatening/serious medical conditions/health issue in the ICU. Provider will participate in electronic consultations (e-consult) to improve access to pulmonary care. Will work collaboratively with other specialists as necessary in providing the best care of Veterans. The Pulmonary Critical Care serves patients across the spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care for more than 50,000 veterans in an area to include 23 counties in northwest Arkansas, southwest Missouri and eastern Oklahoma.
Selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment within the Department of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) & be involved with supervision and teaching of medical residents, medical students.
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, (May be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 Full-Time Physician).
Must be U.S. Citizen
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
Board Certification in Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered
Fayetteville is a thriving community of 85,257 residents (2018 Census estimate). As the third largest city in Arkansas, Fayetteville provides all of the resources and advantages of a large city while maintaining a quality of life that remains true to its unique heritage. Fayetteville is the county seat of Washington County, Arkansas.
One-of-a-kind shopping, historic neighborhoods, exciting nightlife, live local music and fine arts, a nationally-recognized public library, sporting events, community theater, and thousands of acres of park land for a wide range of play, including fishing and free concerts, Fayetteville has something for everyone. In addition to the exciting events in the city, Fayetteville's location in the beautiful Ozark Mountains--including our lakes, rivers, hiking and biking trails--provides wonderful scenic adventures for people who enjoy the outdoors.
With a thriving local economy, educated workforce, and loyal customer base, the number of jobs with in Fayetteville is consistently on the rise. Fayetteville is home to the flagship campus of The University of Arkansas, which has established itself as one of the top public research and academic institutions in the nation. Fayetteville Public Schools are Arkansas's leaders in both academics and athletics. Mix everything together with 200-plus days of sunshine each year, and you'll see why we are proud to call Fayetteville home, where life is great and the living is easy.
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 Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Henry "Hank" Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ Henry.firstname.lastname@example.org or call (206) 459-7927.
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.