The Corporal Michael J Crescenz VA Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA are seeking a MD or MD/PhD Cardiac Electrophysiologist who is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases and board eligible in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. The successful candidate will gain full time employment between both employers. Clinical responsibilities include Outpatient consultative cardiology (including Telehealth), Inpatient attending on the coronary care unit and consultative services, Faculty appointment as Clinical Instructor or Assistant Professor of Medicine in the non-tenure Academician-Clinician tract. Preferred training in: Trans-septal puncture; Advanced arrhythmia ablation including AF and VT ablation; Epicardial mapping; Cardiac arrhythmia management devices including the implantation of pacemakers, ICDs, CRT devices, loop recorders, and lead extraction; Complex arrhythmia ablations and device implantations without onsite cardiac surgery availability; Cardioversion, resuscitation, and temporary pacing; Teaching medical students, house staff and cardiology fellows; research in atrial and ventricular tachyarrhythmia mechanisms and treatment.
Work Schedule: Mondays – Fridays, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. No nights, weekends/holidays or call responsibilities expected.
Must be U.S. Citizen
Must have current, active & unencumbered US State Medical License
Must be BC in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases and BE in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Philadelphia is one of the oldest municipalities in the United States, being founded in 1682 it is brimming with culture. Also known as the “City of Brotherly Love” it is the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley. As the largest city in Pennsylvania and the eight largest metropolitan area, this city with a population of roughly 1,500,000 has something for everyone. Philadelphia is home to 35 Colleges and Universities including the University of Pennsylvania which you can be a part of. With all the US history residing here it is a wonderful location to serve our Nations Veterans.
The VA supports healthy work-life-family balance, security and satisfaction by offering a robust menu of employee benefits and features
VA Physician Practice is focused on clinical excellence, favorable patient outcomes and high staff satisfaction
Expected range of annual salary is $280,000 to $300,000, in addition to an annual physician performance pay bonus up to $15,000.00 may be considered, with by-annual longevity pay increases, and possible school loan repayment program award eligibility under VA’s Education Debt Reduction Program
Paid time off includes 26 days’ vacation with pay, 13 days of sick leave, 10 federal holidays and CME time based on full time hours
Health-Dental-Vision-Life Insurance, with monthly premiums partially offset or paid by the government, and includes coverage options for eligible spouse, domestic partner and children
Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) defined benefit retirement pension, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) defined contribution retirement “401K” like plan with up to 5% government matching
About the VA:
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA, offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 clinical 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.
For More Information:
Please forward copy of your Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter summarizing your background, education, training, clinical practice and leadership/management experience, and other credentials and interests, to Eric Stombaugh, VA Human Resources Staffing Specialist, Eric.Stombaugh@va.gov , (814) 943-8164 Ext: 4756 OR Apply online at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/577786500
Additional Salary Information: - Up to $15,000 Annual Performance Bonus Possible
- Eligibility to apply for VA's Education Debt Reduction Program Incentive
Internal Number: Philadelphia-Cardiology
About Department of Veterans Affairs
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.
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