The VA Long Beach Health Care System (VALBHCS) is actively seeking a Board Eligible or Board Certified Hematologist-Oncologist. VALBHCS is an academically oriented major tertiary referral center that serves Veterans from the Long Beach Metropolitan area. VALBHCS is affiliated with the University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine, with fully integrated fellowship and residency programs.
Just half an hour from Los Angeles, Long Beach is a beachfront gem. It offers beautiful beaches and marinas along with a busy dining and shopping scene that perfectly blends big city sophistication with beach town fun.
Your major responsibilities will include direct, high quality patient care with particular emphasis on the ability to function in a multidisciplinary team; didactic and bedside teaching and supervision of medical students, residents and Hematology/Oncology fellows; and participation in the conduct of clinical studies. Administrative responsibilities will include supervision of fellows and adherence to quality measures. You will be strongly encouraged to participate in academic and research collaboration with the Hematology-Oncology Division and Cancer Center at UCI.
While your full-time appointment will be at the VALBHCS, you must qualify for a faculty appointment at the appropriate level at UCI’s School of Medicine.
Full-time, Monday-Friday (may occasionally be required to work evenings or weekends)
Consult service call on a rotational basis
Excellent Pay and Benefits Package Including:
Competitive salary + annual physician performance pay of up to $15K
Regular salary increases
49-54 Days paid time off per year
Federal pension (defined benefit plan) with only 5 years vesting
Federal 401K (Thrift Savings Plan) with up to 5% in employer contributions
Federal Health/Dental/Vision/Life/Long-term Care Insurance programs
*Federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement
Mandatory and Preferred Qualifications:
English speaking proficiency
MD or DO degree from a school approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed
Board Eligibility or Certification in Hematology and/or Medical Oncology
Current full and unrestricted US licensure (any state or territory) with no history of revocations or suspension
Previous academic experience (preferred)
Publications in peer-reviewed journals (preferred)
Internal Number: 12312231212
About U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
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