Seeking DERMATOLOGIST In Sunny South Carolina

Charleston, SC VA Medical Center
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Facility: Charleston, SC VA Medical Center 
Address: 109 Bee Street 
Charleston, SC 29401 

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Specialty: Dermatology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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Seeking DERMATOLOGIST In Sunny South Carolina

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Seeking Dermatologist

Outstanding Federal/VA Benefits Await You

Wonderful Quality of Life

In Gorgeous Beaufort, South Carolina

The Beaufort VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic is seeking a Full or Part-time BC/BE Staff Dermatologist to care for Veterans in an exceptional outpatient facility in Beaufort, SC. This is a desirable geographic location.

This will include providing dermatology care to veteran patients in a clinic setting. Typical patients seen daily approximately 20 to 25 patients. This involves diagnosing skin diseases by inspection and or biopsy. Once diagnosed, medical or surgical treatment is provided. This practice would include prescribing medications, performing surgical procedures, biopsies, laboratory requests, supervising nbUVB clinics, and seeing patients in an outpatient clinic setting. Mobility, manual dexterity and intellectual focus are continuously required. This opportunity serves under the service of Medicine & Dermatology offered at the VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC, and will have access to support services offered there to include interpretation of pathology specimens, inpatient care, minor procedures, photodynamic therapy, PDL laser, and Narrow Band Ultraviolet Light therapy.

 

Call coverage: No Call!!!

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 -4:30 p.m.

U.S. Citizenship or non-citizen, a full, active, and unrestricted U.S. medical license, and BC/BE Dermatology is required.

Community Information:

Have you heard the news? Southern Living Magazine recognized Beaufort one of the “The South’s Prettiest Towns 2018” and PureWow has again named us the “Cutest Town in every U.S. State.” With its historic downtown district and unique Lowcountry feel, Beaufort is the epitome of Southern charm.

Beaufort is a city on Port Royal Island, one of South Carolina’s coastal Sea Islands. It’s known for its antebellum mansions, especially in the downtown historic district.

Sport fishing, bike tours, horseback riding and adventure tours are popular year-round on our protected, pristine beaches and peaceful intracoastal waterways.  It is a coastal city blessed with wonderful Bed & Breakfasts and excellent restaurants too.

 

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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

Located on the fourth floor of Naval Hospital Beaufort, the Beaufort VA Outpatient Clinic provides primary care and mental health services.

  • Serves approximately 6,000 Veterans in Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper counties.
  • Through a VA/DoD sharing agreement, Veterans and active duty military can receive care at the dermatology and physical therapy clinics located at Naval Hospital Beaufort. Ancillary services such as MRI, lab and x-ray are also provided through this agreement.
  • Distance to Charleston VAMC: 53 miles.

 

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the most extensive, 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

 

Interested?

Please forward your C.V. to terrance.anderson@va.gov or call: 304 268-0377

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.

Facility Information:

Located in the historic part of the city of Charleston, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is an authorized 145 bed primary, secondary and tertiary care medical center that provides acute medical, surgical and psychiatric inpatient care, and both primary and specialized outpatient services in southeastern South Carolina and Chatham County, Georgia. The medical center supports the Vet Centers in North Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia, and operates the outpatient clinics in Savannah, Georgia and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Currently, the medical center is operating 98 beds and a 20-bed nursing home.        

 The medical center is closely affiliated with the Medical University of South Carolina and supports 84 resident FTEE in medical and dental specialties, as well students from nursing, pharmacy, social work and allied health disciplines. Charleston VAMC is a partnership site for the VA Nursing Academy in collaboration with the MUSC School of Nursing.  The Research Service has more than 100 research investigators involved in more than 300 research projects concerned with a broad range of health problems, most of which are prevalent in the Veteran patient population.  Areas of research include cardiology, endocrinology, diabetes mellitus, hematology/oncology, rheumatology, nephrology and alcohol-related disorders, and clinical and health service research in mental health, PTSD, hypertension and aging.

Affiliations

  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Trident Technical College
  • Armstrong University
  • Savannah State University
  • Midlands Technical College
  • University of South Carolina

Authorized Beds

  • 145

Type of Facility

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Tertiary Care

Special Programs

  • Primary Care
  • Women’s Program
  • VIST Program Smoking Cessation
  • Research Service
  • Interventional Radiology
  • General Surgery
  • Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology
  • ENT
  • Ophthalmology
  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics
  • Audiology
  • Speech Pathology
  • Inpatient Mental Health
  • PTSD
  • Veterans Enrichment Center 
  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM)
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Compensated Work Therapy (CWT)
  • Community Residential Care
  • Geriatrics
  • Care Unit (NUCU)
  • Homemaker Health Aide
  • Adult Day Care
  • Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)
  • Community Living Center (Nursing Home)
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary Services
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sleep Studies
  • Endocrinology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Dermatology
  • Neurology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Nephrology
  • Hemodialysis
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics Center of Excellence
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Tele-Mental Health 

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

Contact Information
Contact: Terrance Anderson 
Phone: 304-268-0377
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