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. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Approved. EDRP Authorized: Contact Jacob.firstname.lastname@example.org or Contact VHA EDRP Program Support at VHAEDRPProgramSupport@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance 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 Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center (RHJ VAMC) in partnership with our academic affiliate, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), seeks to recruit a Staff Physician in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. The physician chosen will play an integral role in the management, growth, and future direction of Cardiac Electrophysiology at our growing 1A VAMC facility. This physician will build on the existing strengths and commitment to service excellence, high quality Veteran care, education, and scholarly endeavors in an environment that underscores a respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Responsibilities will include all aspects of an academic cardiac electrophysiology career. The physician will promote and conduct high-quality patient-centric clinical care including lab-based and inpatient and outpatient consultation, mentor trainees, mid-level providers, and other faculty, develop an outstanding educational experience for learners of all levels, and conduct scholarly research and quality improvement. A newly renovated Electrophysiology procedural laboratory has been completed. A robust ACGME-accredited fellowship training program in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Medicine provides ample teaching opportunities. The RHJ VAMC has strong funded programs in health services research, health care disparities, clinical trials, and basic science. Collaboration with Cardiac Electrophysiology faculty or other investigators at the RHJ VAMC or MUSC is available. Protected time for clinical or basic research can be supported based on interest, previous work, and funding. The Physician will report under the Medicine Service at the VAMC and will have an academic appointment at MUSC, which may include additional clinical, teaching, research, and administrative responsibilities. The division of time between the two medical centers is negotiable. Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree and must be ABIM Board eligible / certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiology. Previous VA experience is a strong plus. The appropriate candidate will have experience and training supporting requirements for an academic appointment at an early-career or higher level. Work Schedule: Part Time, 70 hours per pay period, 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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.