VA St. Louis Health Care System is recruiting for part-time, Hematology/Oncology Staff Physician with Lung Cancer experience to join our Medicine Service faculty. The physician is accountable for the professional delivery and thorough documentation of treatment to adult patients in inpatient settings and outpatient clinics as well as comprehensive examinations and histories to patients assigned to him/her in the Hematology/Clinic. General duties include, but are not limited to: The physician is responsible for providing consultation in Hematology-Oncology, both for diagnosis and treatment in the inpatient or outpatient settings. The physician is expected to share attending call responsibilities with other Hematology-Oncology specialists in covering some nights, weekend and holiday calls. The physician will round with the team of fellow(s) and medical student(s) in regards to inpatient settings. Clinical oversight is provided by the collaborating physician, section chief of Hematology-Oncology and the Chief of Medicine. The physician, as a member of the department, communicates with other healthcare providers to manage consultations and additional services, as required. Work Schedule: A variety of work schedules are available; Work schedule will be determined upon selection. NOTE: May be expected to work rotating weekends, holidays and on call. Pay Schedule: The salary range listed in this announcement is a Base-Line Salary ($220,000-$270,000) range estimate for a full-time work schedule. Starting salary will be set based on locality (which may include a special pay rate depending upon location), as well as FT, PT or Intermittent employment. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not Available Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation assistance: Not Available Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required Student Loan Repayment/Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Not Available Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: 26 days paid annual leave (carryover up to 86 days), 13 days paid annual sick leave (unlimited carryover), 11 paid Federal holidays per year. 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). Incentives: Not Available Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory and you can practice anywhere in VHA. CME: Possible $1,000 per year stipend + possible 1 week paid authorized absence to attend. Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided. Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting and no restrictive covenants.
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