The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is currently recruiting for a Staff Physician in Hematology/Oncology located in Temple, TX. A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate. Duties and responsibilities will include day-to-day care of our veteran, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings; actively participate in the educational mission of the agency. Experience is highly desirable. Applicants must have expertise and experience with chemotherapy and other hematology and oncology procedures. Strong communication and leadership skills are important to the qualifications. The Candidate should meet requirements for academic appointment with Texas A&M School of Medicine at Assistant or higher level position. The section of Hematology and Oncology at the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is part of Medical Service and plays key role in diagnosis and treatment of all types of malignancies. The section is academically affiliated with Texas A&M School of Medicine and one of the key sites for Hematology and Oncology fellowship program is Baylor Scott and White Healthcare. The section currently has several active research protocols and poised to expand further. The CTVHCS has a CoC approved cancer program. Below are some of the benefits enjoyed by Physicians who work for the VA! VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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 Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 08:00am to 16:00pm, and rotating weekend on-call shift Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
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.