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The Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System (VA HCS) is seeking a Hematologist/Oncologist. The incumbent must be board-certified in Internal Medicine and must be board-certified or board eligible in either Oncology or Hematology. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not Authorized Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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 Duties included but are not limited to: Provide coverage as a Hematology/Oncology specialist on a routine basis for outpatient clinic and inpatient consultations. Ensure appropriate care, promotion of Health, education and counseling of family members and control of risk factors for all assigned patients. Ensure that treatment is safe, timely, efficient, efficacious, evidence-based, and patient-centered. Supervision, training, and teaching of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Hematology/Oncology fellows and students who are assigned to the VA. Perform administrative and committee work related to improving patient care and clinical outcomes as assigned. Attend, participate, and present at regularly scheduled Medicine Grand Rounds as well as Tumor Board and other committees at our affiliate University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Remain in compliance with all educational, training, and competency requirements of the Veterans Affairs Health Care System (VAHCS). Participate in any committees assigned by the Section Chief, Hematology/Oncology. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm and after hours. Weekend and Holiday Call. This is a dual appointment with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The incumbent is expected to work at the Iowa City VA HCS for 5/8ths and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for 3/8ths.
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.