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Physician- Hematology/Oncology- Central Texas Veterans Health Care System- Temple TX

Company: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Location: Temple
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is seeking a full-time, permanent Staff Physician- Hematology/Oncology who is enthusiastic and interested in growing a robust Oncology program offering effective patient care management in an interdisciplinary environment. The Hematology/Oncology Physician' 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.-- The Physician 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 CTVHCS 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.
Candidate Preference: Board Certified in Specialty and Teaching
More about the area:

Temple, located 45 minutes north of Austin, offers the perfect compromise between welcoming small-town living and the hustle of a big city. Striking a balance between vibrancy and livability, Temple continues to grow its amenities for residents, while maintaining a safe, family-friendly, caring culture. Whether it is the scenic parks and trails, the family friendly atmosphere, or the unique neighborhoods with Texas charm, we think you will find something here that you love! Our vision is for Temple to be a place that you love to call home.
Temple was ranked by the Council for Community and Economic Research as having one of the lowest cost of livings in a metro area in the nation.-- To view more of our awards & recognitions visit templetx.gov/awards.
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package.--.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm; rotating weekend on call. Call coverage- Per Rotation (approximately 2wks every other month)
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Eligible
Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus):--May be authorizedPermanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance):--Not AuthorizedPay:--Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increasesPaid 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 VAInsurance:--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 territoryCME:--Possible $1,000 per year reimbursementMalpractice:--Free liability protection with tail coverage providedContract:--No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Keywords: Department Of Veterans Affairs, Temple , Physician- Hematology/Oncology- Central Texas Veterans Health Care System- Temple TX, Healthcare , Temple, Texas

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