Seeking BC General Cardiologist for Excellent VA Staff Opportunity in Beautiful Eugene – Central Oregon
The Eugene VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic, Eugene, OR is actively recruiting to fill Board Certified Staff General Cardiologist (BE considered) to help care for our Veterans – American’s Heroes. . The Eugene VA Clinic is located in Eugene Oregon is an urgent care center and medical clinic providing services in medicine, surgery and mental health for the veterans who reside in Lane County. This rewarding opportunity awaits you in our state-of-the-art VA facility! The Eugene VA Clinic has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation.
Candidates should have clinical expertise in non-invasive Cardiology fields, including conducting, and interpreting certain Cardiology procedures such as stress tests, trans-thoracic or trans-esophageal echocardiograms, or electrocardiograms. You will diagnose, treat, and manage patients with cardiac diseases according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques. You will provide services such as examinations, consultation services related to cardiology, management of patients with current treatment regiment, and admission status as necessary.
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday (No call or weekends)
U.S. Citizens receive preference – Non-U.S. Citizens may be considered
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
Board Certification in General Cardiology preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered
Eugene, Oregon enjoys a reputation as one of the most livable cities in the United States. The city is close to both the Cascade Mountains and the Oregon coast, and its community combines the best elements of small-town charm and big city culture. The arts scene thrives here in many forms, as do sports, natural beauty, and politics. Eugene is Oregon’s second largest city, and it is known for its education, recreation, and attractions. Northwest coffeehouses and eclectic boutiques offer something for everyone. It is one of the most bike-friendly communities in the country, with an extensive network of paths and trails throughout the city.
Eugene is known for its very active and informed citizenry, and this has led to numerous community development projects that have served as models for cities around the country. It still carries on the legacy that was started back in the 1970s when the city was full of co-operative and community projects. Today, small natural foods stores are common in almost every neighborhood, and alternative schools are numerous. The city also has excellent museums, such as the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon. The facility has recently completed a renovation and has expanded to double its size. The galleries feature American, European, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese art. The University of Oregon Museum of Natural History also offers visitors exhibits on natural history and anthropology.
Sports in Eugene are very much focused on the Oregon Ducks, which are members of the Pacific 10 Conference. Ducks football is popular, and spectators can enjoy the sport at the 59,000-seat Autzen Stadium, which is known for its intense hometown cheering. Eugene is also known as the "Track Capital of the World," with Bill Bowerman coaching the champion University of Oregon track team and U of O alumni Phil Knight founding Nike, Inc. There is a Nike store in Eugene that features a track history museum. Running clubs are very popular here, partly due to the year-round temperate weather. Minor-league baseball fans can enjoy the Class A Eugene Emeralds.
Eugene has an extensive system of outdoor parks for the public to enjoy. Alton Baker Park is the largest developed park in the city, and Hendricks Park is one of the most beautiful in the area. Other parks include Fern Ridge Reservoir, Owen Memorial Rose Garden, and Spencer’s Butte. Biking is hugely popular in Eugene, and the city has 28 miles of off-street paths, 78 miles of on-street bicycle lanes, and 4 bicycle bridges that cross the Willamette River. Hiking can be enjoyed at places like Kentucky Falls, which is 45 miles west of the city and features three waterfalls. Winter recreation includes Willamette Pass Ski Are, and Hoodoo Ski Area.
Lane County, where Eugene is located, is home to a wide range of restaurants, cafes, brew pubs, and coffeehouses. Every type of food is served in the city, from vegetarian to barbeque. The downtown area is known for its popular microbreweries. Eugene City Brewing has a lunch and dinner menu and features Rogue Ales on tap. High Street Brewery & Café has been open since 1988, is located in a renovated 1900’s residence, and has a backyard beer garden for warm summer nights. North Bank Pub is a McMenamins facility and overlooks a beautiful stretch of the Willamette River.
Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range will be competitive for the academic rank and include a full benefits package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA provides employees with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 12 weeks of maternity/paternity leave, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and up to 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching contributions.
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
Please forward copy of your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Henry "Hank" Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ Henry.Laguatan@va.gov or call (206) 459-7927.
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.