This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position Eligible Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting The Urologist is a surgical specialist trained in the care of diseases involving the genitourinary tract. The Urologist will evaluate and treat patients for any disease which need urologic diagnosis and/or medical/ surgical intervention to achieve palliation or cure. The Urologist will be available on a 24-hour basis to provide consultation and care for our patients. The Urologist will demonstrate the ability to relate to internal and external customers appropriately and courteously, maintain the confidentiality of patient/employee information, and to function and work in a safe manner, as well as demonstrating an on-going commitment to and understanding of the Medical Center's Performance Improvement program. The Urologist will demonstrate the knowledge of principles of human growth and development possess the ability to assess and interpret patient data, and the ability to identify age-specific factors, and needs into patient care activities. The VACCHCS Surgical Department strives to maintain a safe working environment, in which we identify and address issues and concerns as they relate to safety problems within Urology Section. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
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