The VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (VATVCBHCS) in Harlingen Texas is seeking an experienced clinician and leader who is Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine for Supervisory Section Chiefof Pulmonology and Cardiology Department, who will oversee the department’s program operations, to include budget and fiscal management, human resources management, strategic planning and program development. The selected physician should have at least 3-5 years of professional clinical supervisory experience and excellence within the full scope of Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine 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 US Medical License
Fellowship Trained Board Certified/Eligible in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Candidates with at least 3-5 years of clinical and supervisory experience preferred
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 - $340,000 depending on credentials and experience
Annual Performance Pay Bonus up to $15,000 available
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
Federal Employees Retirement System and Thrift Savings 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, email@example.com or call (702) 675-5761.
Additional Salary Information: - Annual Physician Performance Bonus up to $15,000 possible
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.