The Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System (OKLVAHS), Oklahoma City OK, is recruiting a Board Certified (BC) / Board Eligible (BE) General Gastroenterologist for inpatient (10-15%) and outpatient (89-90%) opportunity, responsible for full scope and range of general and upper/lower endoscopic procedures such as ERCP. Selected physician will participate in the education and supervision of trainees, so should demonstrate strong “bread & butter” GI experience and training, along with strong research experience and interest. The OKLVAHS is a 192-bed tertiary care teaching hospital in central Oklahoma, classified as complexity level 1a and academically affiliated with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Must be a U.S. Citizen (Non-Citizens May Be Considered)
Must be BC / BE in Gastroenterology
Must have current unrestricted U.S. medical license
Oklahoma City is the largest city in Oklahoma with a estimated and diverse population of 643,648 and 195 constituent neighborhoods, offering a strong economy, affordable housing options. Influenced by its Western heritage, Oklahoma City is becoming quite cosmopolitan with an expanding dining and entertainment scene, but still honors a rich past by paying tribute to its cowboy and cattle history, festivals, horse shows, museums and a vibrant arts culture. The annual Festival of the Arts in downtown Oklahoma City draws thousands of visitors and is one of the metro area's signature events. Other popular festivals include the monthly H&8th Night Market, a street fair featuring live music and Oklahoma City's impressive fleet of food trucks; the Plaza District Festival, which celebrates the ongoing revitalization of this popular neighborhood; and the annual Oklahoma Regatta Festival, a four-day boating event in Oklahoma City's Boathouse District.
Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range for well qualified Gastroenterologist will range from $300,000.00 to $360,000.00, with consideration given to candidate's qualifications, credentials and experience; and may include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus; and a Recruitment/Relocation and/or Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) may be considered for highly qualified candidate
The VA offers Physicians and all employees industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice & favorable work-life-family balance.
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
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 Plans 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
About the VA
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.
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
For information and consideration, please email your Cover Letter & Curriculum Vitae to: Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, email@example.com, or call me at (702) 675-5761 to discuss your interest and position further.
About Department of Veterans Affairs, Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System
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.