The Bay Pines, FL Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking an experienced neurologist to serve as the Chief of the Neurology Section. The ideal candidate will have experience and/or interest in academic neurology, including education and research, as well as a dedication to patient and veteran care, though both academic and private practice candidates will be considered. The chief is responsible for management and direct supervision of providers in neurology section, so prior supervisory experience is high desired. You will serve on committees, participate in quality assurance programs and assist our facility in meeting established performance measures in the area of neurology.
The Bay Pines VA is located on the beautiful west coast of Florida, eight miles northwest of the international resort community of St. Petersburg. Bay Pines VA has a strong affiliation with the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, which provides rotating medical students. The new Section Chief will have opportunity to considerably expand the clinical and academic missions of the neurology section. Opportunities for an academic appointment at USF and part time work at the USF MCOM Department of Neurology are available.
Sign on bonus up to $20K and assistance with payment of med school loans up to $200K.
Competitive pay based on training, experience and local labor market
Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K
Guaranteed salary increases
Licensure: 1 full & unrestricted active U.S. license
CME: $1,000/year and 5 days of paid absence
Malpractice: VHA physicians are covered under federal tort laws
No employment contracts, noncompete clauses, or restrictive covenants
26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time; 10 paid federal holidays
Federal Retirement Plan
Separate 401K with partial agency match
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance options
Nationwide Mobility – Relocate without loss of benefits
BC in Neurology; experience in managing or starting a residency program! Leadership exp is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Up to an additional $15K per year for performance bonus; sign on bonus up to $20K and assistance with payment of med school loans up to $200K.
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.