#TheHappiestCityinAmerica – Seek Chief and Staff Hematologist/Oncologist

Charles George VA Medical Center
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Facility: Charles George VA Medical Center 
Address: 1100 Tunnel Road 
Asheville, NC 28805 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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#TheHappiestCityinAmerica – Seek Chief and Staff Hematologist/Oncologist to Care for our Veterans  Great Benefits – Outstanding Quality of Life -Very Rare Call!

Gorgeous Ashville, North Carolina

 

 

The Ashville VA Medical Center is seeking one full-time BC/BE Chief and One Full-time Staff Hematologist/Oncologist. The ideal candidate is an independent care provider who is highly skilled to care for Veterans in the new 1.3-million-dollar outpatient setting, 11 new infusion chairs with 3 other physicians, 2 mid-levels and a devoted PhD pharmacist.  This position allows you to perform research & development as well as teaching students and residents from Wake Forest and Duke University.  We are part of the mountain area consortium with a very strong outside education alliance.  Call coverage: 1:3, mostly telephone call – very rare. Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30-4:30.

U.S. Citizenship, a full, active, and unrestricted U.S. medical license, and BC/BE Hematologist/Oncologist are required.

 

Community Information:

With awards for everything from “Beer City USA” to “Happiest City in America”, who wouldn’t want to live in Asheville? From our vibrant culture to our dramatic landscape, Asheville offers a beautiful home and welcoming community to all.

 

Step into downtown Asheville, where in just a few blocks you can admire beautiful architecture, watch an original play, eat under the stars, buy local goods, taste various cuisines, watch a street performer, see artists at work, play drums, gaze at the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains and check out our amazing independent book sellers. You name it, downtown Asheville has it. Home with Heart

 

 

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VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: Physicians At VA

 

About the VA

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 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Learn more at: Veterans Health Administration

 

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About the VA

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 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S.Territories.

More than 7.9 million Veterans, their family members, and survivors are enrolled in the VA Health System, with more than 6.3 million seeking treatment each year. Currently, that annual treatment involves 773,600 inpatient visits and 60 million outpatient visits. About 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work in interdisciplinary care teams to deliver those patient services daily.

VA's patient population crosses a wide spectrum of individuals, from elderly World War II Veterans, to baby boomer Vietnam Vets, to today's younger heroes who served during the Gulf War era and in the present day Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. VA also serves a growing number of women Veterans, who currently account for seven percent of the total Veteran population.

The Asheville VA Medical Center is a tertiary care, 119-bed acute care facility located in Western North Carolina. Asheville operates a separate 120-bed Community Living Center, serving the western North Carolina area and portions of South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia. The Center's services include extended care rehabilitation, psychogeriatric care, and general nursing home care. Comprehensive health care is provided through the spectrum of primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Asheville is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology and programs in education and research. Special programs include a Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) program, Medical Foster Home Program, and a Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP). The medical center is located within the VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network (VISN 6).

AFFILIATIONS

Duke University School of Medicine
Western Carolina University
Haywood Technical College
Bowman Gray
University of North Carolina
Duke University
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Medical College of Virginia
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
University of Virginia
Wake Forest University
Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

AUTHORIZED BEDS

119 acute medical/surgical
120 community living center
18 Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program

TYPE OF FACILITY

Tertiary Care

VA Benefits

Paid Time Off:

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 10 paid Federal holidays per year
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses

Insurance:

  • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available
  • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
  • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option

Federal Retirement Plan:

  • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-RAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
  • How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee’s salary
  • Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2015, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000.
  • The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
  • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
  • In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
  • Disability Retirement
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years’ service

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