The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is looking for a dedicated Chief Hospitalist to providing state of the art care for our veterans. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Up to 15 percent of salary Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Appraised Value Offer (AVO): not authorized 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) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory 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 The Chief Hospitalist duties involve administration and patient care on both non-teaching and teaching services, in addition to leading and/or supporting a range of facility performance measures to optimize employee engagement, patient experience, and patient outcomes. The duties may include but are not limited to: Serves as Chief of Hospital Medicine for the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, providing leadership and guidance to assigned clinical and administrative staff, complying with Medical Center policies and the Medical Staff Bylaws Provides direct patient care in inpatient setting Observes patient responses, testing procedures, use of equipment and review of patient records Thoroughly documents examinations and histories using appropriate programs and forms Provides education to other physicians and healthcare professionals regarding medical disorders and their treatments Provides education, supervision, and mentoring to medical students and residents in medical disorders and their treatments Participates in special duties as assigned by the Chief of Staff or Chief of Medicine, VA Loma Linda Healthcare System Participates in quality assurance programs and chart reviews Attends Medical Staff meetings and serves on Medical Staff committees, as assigned Completes all medical records (including discharge summaries) in accordance with Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.
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