Hem/Onc Physicians Needed for VA Western Market Medical Centers - Altoona/Erie, PA
Veterans Health Administration
Location: Pittsburgh/Altoona/Erie, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
2 openings available.
Internal Number: CBSZ-11926838-23-BMM
Hematology/Oncology Physician Opportunity – Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System – Altoona or Erie, PA
**Eligible for $200,000 in student loan repayment and hiring incentive**
Description: The VISN 4 Western Market (WM) is building a high performing healthcare network for Veterans served by the Altoona, Butler, Erie, and Pittsburgh VA medical centers. We are recruiting two (2) Full-time Physicians specializing in Hematology/Oncology to join our growing program. One Medical Oncologist will be located at Erie VA. One Medical Oncologist will be located at Altoona VA. Applicants should select all work locations they would like consideration for during the electronic application process. We are seeking candidates with excellent clinical skills and experience in the full range of care in Hematology/Oncology. This is an incredible opportunity to be part of an exciting initiative to expand care for Veterans throughout Western Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas.
The incumbent has clinical, teaching, and administrative responsibilities under the guidance and direction of the Chief of Hematology/Oncology.
Management of hematology/oncology patients in the outpatient, inpatient consult, inpatient coverage, and telehealth setting.
Supervision and instruction of Hematology/Oncology APPs.
Participation in multidisciplinary meetings.
Conducting and enrolling patients into clinical trials.
Student loan repayment up to $200,000 on eligible loans
Regular salary increases and annual performance bonuses
50-55 days of paid time off (26 days annual leave, 13 days sick leave, 11 Federal holidays, up to 5 days for CME)
Three-tiered Federal retirement program (vested after 5 years) with VA contributing 16.6% to FERS and up to 5% matching for the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) (401k)
Federal health/dental/vision/long-term care insurance offered
Malpractice insurance with tail coverage provided
No physician employment contracts and no significant restrictions on moonlighting
Interested physicians may send CVs to Michael.Hahn4@VA.gov
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,321 health care facilities, including 172 VA Medical Centers and 1,138 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics) to over 9 million Veterans enrolled in the VA health care program. At VA Long Beach Healthcare System, our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers. Our medical center provides primary care and specialty health services, including cardiology, mental health care, treatment for spinal cord injuries and disorders, suicide prevention, women’s health services, and more.