Leadership, academics, cutting edge research & excellence in clinical practice! Pulm/Critical Care Opportunities in Albany, NY
The Albany, New York Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting Academic Pulmonary/Critical Care physicians. Section Chief & Staff Physician opportunity available! Section Chief will manage the Pulmonary/Critical Care Department.
The Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep Section is a pillar of the institution and boasts a strong clinical and teaching reputation in the region. Position involves inpatient and outpatient Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine. Duties include: attending responsibilities for the Medical ICU team; Critical Care consultation in Surgical ICU & inpatient consultations for Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. You will have educational responsibilities for fellows, residents & med students. Must be board certified in Internal Medicine, with subspecialty certification in Pulmonary Disease; Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine boards are desirable. You must qualify for an academic appointment at Albany Medical College. Albany Stratton has 148 beds including acute/telemetry with an average census of 75%.
Assistance with payment of outstanding med school loans available!
VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Federal Retirement Plan, Generous Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, CME, 401K with partial agency match & MUCH MORE!
Albany is the capital of New York and sits on the west bank of the Hudson River Albany is located near the pristine Adirondack Mountains and lakes, and situated between New York City, Boston and Montreal. Albany New York offers the versatility of a big-city and outdoor enthusiast's dream. Albany is known for its rich history, commerce, culture, architecture, and institutions of higher education.
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers and 108 home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories.
BC in Internal Medicine, BC/BE in Pulm/Critical Care
Annual performance bonus up to an additional 7.5% of pay
Guaranteed salary increases
Licensure: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
No Physician Employment Contract
26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over
10 Federal holidays with pay
Possible 5 Days paid Authorized Absence to attend CME
Federal Retirement Plan
Separate 401K with partial agency match
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
Internal Number: 001
About Department of Veterans Affairs
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.