The Dayton VA Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio is actively recruiting to fill a Board-Certified Staff physician positions in General Cardiology to provide comprehensive invasive and non-invasive consultative patient care with board certification (BE considered) candidates in our growing cardiology section. Selected candidates will be asked to apply for a faculty appointment at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and will be involved with education & teaching of medical students, medicine residents, Cardiology fellows & other providers. The Dayton VA Medical Center is affiliated with Wright Patterson AFB Medical Center and eleven (11) other Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Lima, Middletown, and Springfield, Ohio along withRichmond, Indiana. It is a Joint Commission accredited, 1c/high complexity, 356 bed teaching facility serving more than 45,000 Veterans in Western Ohio & Eastern Indiana. This exciting job opportunity awaits you in modern, well-equipped, well-staffed VA facility located in an affordable mid-western city.
You are invited to consider joining the team at the Dayton VA Medical Center, providing care for the worlds best patients while providing training and mentorship for residents, medical students and Cardiology fellows. You should be board certified/eligible in Cardiology and a US citizen with current US licensure (any state) with no history of revocations or suspension. Permanent Residents may be considered if no US citizen is selected.
Work Schedule: Full-time, with either a standard tour of duty or a compressed tour of duty. Night and weekend hours are not currently scheduled. However, all providers participate in a rotating call schedule to cover weekday nights, and weekends. Additional there are full-time physicians are employed on a 24/7 basis
- Must be U.S. Citizen Non-US Citizens may be considered
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
- Board Certification in Cardiology preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered. Board certification in Internal Medicine is also preferred.
Dayton has just over 165,000 residents and is Ohio's sixth largest city. Dayton is a city rich in inventive history, with more patents than any other town in the nation and the birthplace of aviation pioneers, the Wright brothers. Dayton is blessed with a beautiful park system, hundreds of miles of bike paths, golf courses as well as canoeing, fishing and other outdoor activities. Dayton has a nationally recognized art institute, a large air force base, a symphony, ballet company and opera, as well as festivals and arts fairs year-round. Dayton is an easy drive to both Cincinnati and Columbus which offer professional sports and the nationally known Ohio State football team.
Unique to the area is the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park, the Wright Brother's bike shop and Carillon Park featuring an original model of the famous Wright B flyer-the worlds first practical aircraft. The United States Air Force Museum located in Dayton is the largest military aviation museum in the world with over 200 planes, missiles and exhibits on display-and its free! For outdoor enthusiasts, there's Sycamore State Park, which offers fishing and camping, or Five Rivers Metroparks with several locations throughout Dayton with miles of jogging and walking trails.
Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range will be competitive for the academic rank and include a full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA provides employees with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 11 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA, Flexible Spending Accounts, Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government, and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching contributions.
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