The Corporal Michael J Crescenz Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting for an Endrocrinlogist to care for our Veterans. Duties / Functions The candidate will provide comprehensive care to Veterans with diabetes mellitus, obesity, male hypogonadism, osteoporosis, and disorders of the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands in the endocrine clinic and inpatient consult settings at Philadelphia VAMC. The position offers an opportunity to provide gender affirming hormone treatment and deliver state-of-the-art care to transgender Veterans. Upon receipt of a teaching appointment at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, the candidate will provide clinical and didactic teaching to endocrinology fellows at the VA. Active participation in educational venues such as noon report for house staff and medical students is also encouraged. Specialized Knowledge Required by the Position: The incumbent shall be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to complete the duties of the position including that necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Such knowledge and skills are identified in the Competence Assessment Checklist of the position and include knowledge and skills in: Communication and interpersonal relations, including the ability to appropriately and courteously relate to internal and external customers Maintenance of confidentiality of patients/employee information, electronic and printed The Medical Center performance improvement program Work Schedule: Typical tour of duty is Monday - Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm, though weekends and nightshifts may be required if Veteran needs arise. Work Environment: Primary work assignment will be the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Medical Center. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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) 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
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.