The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System consists of two medical centers, three large multi-specialty outpatient clinics and eight small community-based primary care outpatient clinics. The Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville is a tertiary care facility, identified as the most complex VA health care system, that is also an active teaching hospital, with an extensive array of specialty services. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for highly qualified candidates upon review and approval by management. 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 The position is full time based at the VA, with a required joint faculty appointment in the University of Florida Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. The VA and University program are intimately integrated, and the University teaching hospital is geographically adjacent to the VA Medical Center. Duties include patient care and supervision of Endocrinology fellows in the outpatient clinic and on the inpatient consult rotation, and performance of ultrasound-guided fine needle aspirate (FNA) thyroid biopsies as needed. Endocrinologist Additional duties include but limited to include: On-call responsibility nights, weekends, and holidays, as clinical duties are heavy. Comprehensive consultative clinic is available for patient referral. Wide range of patients including those with diabetes, thyroid disorders, and non-diabetic endocrine disorders are evaluated and treated. Will join a large and growing academic Endocrinology Division at the University program and should be competitive for appointment as an academic Endocrinologist; therefore, a track record of significant experience in basic and clinical research supported with publications in peer-reviewed journals is highly desired. Must have postdoctoral research training in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, with specific expertise in the use of decision-support tools to improve diabetic care. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, with rotating tours of duty as needed.
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.