Recruitment Incentives: This position may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. Recruitment incentive up to 25 percent of base salary and in addition to Performance Pay averaging $15k.
Internal Number: DCVANO1
The Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) in Washington DC is seeking a highly qualified Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist full time. The position requires a successful completion of an Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship program as well as training in Transesophageal Echocardiography. The Candidate must have Certification, or he/she is in the process to acquire Certification in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography. A candidate with a Testamur status might be considered. The candidate should have a broad clinical experience and interest in practicing in a complex and high-acuity clinical environment.
The Washington DC VAMC provides best-practice surgical and procedural care to veterans ranging from common outpatient procedures to complex surgeries (general surgery, ENT, urologic, orthopedic, plastic and reconstructive, cardiothoracic, vascular, gynecologic, GI, EP etc.). Priority is given to candidates with additional training and/or experience in the following anesthesia subspecialties:
Perioperative anesthesia services.
Acute perioperative pain management.
Advanced cardiothoracic anesthesia training. Applicants must have a strong desire to teach residents, medical students, student nurse anesthetists, and other learners in the VA system.
Cardiac volume about 130 open heart cases a year and about 60 thoracic cases a year distributed among the other two cardiac staff.
Opportunities to maintain TEE certification in collaboration with cardiology dpt
Family friendly schedule with 8 – 10 hours days on a rotating basis.
General call approximately 1 day per week and every 8th Call is from home after ORs finish for the day, which is approximately 7pm, with post-call day off.
Cardiac call is one week at a time shared between 3 cardiac MDs. Call back rate is incredibly rare (< 5 per year).
Wide range of other cases including Ortho, ENT, Gen Surg, Vascular, Gyn, Urology, Plastics, Ophtho
Off-site cases include GI, EP, Bronch, IR. Potential to expand EP to include TAVRs, Mitra-Clips, Watchman, etc.
Fantastic group of Cardiac Team made up of Cardiac Surgeons and CRNAs who work very well together in a team environment
Opportunity to work with Anesthesia Residents & SRNAs on Cardiac, Regional, Off-Site and Advanced General rotations.
Ability for dedicated non-clinical time for academic activities, echo reading, research
Academic appointment with George Washington University
Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program.
Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Relocation/Recruitment may be authorized for highly qualified applicants. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off 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 (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
Additional Requirement: The Candidate must have Certification, or he/she is in the process to acquire Certification in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography. A candidate with a Testamur status might be considered.
Preferred Experience: The candidate should have a broad clinical experience and interest in practicing in a complex and high-acuity clinical environment.
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.