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Physician / Hematology/Oncology Opportunity - Columbia, MO

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

The Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran's Hospital in Columbia, MO is actively recruiting for a BC/BE Hematology/Oncology physician. The duties include providing comprehensive care for patients who have illnesses within the scope of general hematology/oncology. The selected candidate will have completed fellowship training in hematology and medical oncology from a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and will be board certified or board eligible for hematology and medical oncology. The physician will provide primary, secondary and tertiary care in both hospitalized and outpatient settings, identifying patients' health problems and designing diagnostic and therapeutic plans to meet these needs. The physician will coordinate activities of other health service personnel, resolving problems affecting patient care and providing appropriate education for the patient and/or family members regarding the patient's illness and its management.

In addition to direct patient care, we also provide opportunities for residency and fellowship education, research, and program development.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT: Possible academic appointment at the University of Missouri
ANNUAL SALARY: $200K - $240K + annual performance bonus of up to additional $15K + full benefits below
WORK SCHEDULE: 1st Shift - 8am - 4:30pm
SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE! A recruitment incentive may be offered to highly qualified candidates
LICENSURE: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissable to work at this facility
CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement + 1 week paid authorized absence to attend (subject to budget availability)
STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT: The Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) is designed to assist individuals in reducing their qualifying loan balances and in retaining employees by reimbursing loan payments of up to $120,000 over a five year service period
MALPRACTICE: Liability protection with tail coverage provided In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, the VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes:

Paid Time Off:
26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year
13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!
10 Federal holidays with pay
5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses Insurance:
Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA)
Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government
Long-term care insurance is available as an option Federal Retirement Plan:
VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is 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
How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employees salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employees salary
Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2014, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $17,500, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $23,000
The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
Disability Retirement
Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years service

Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs, Columbia , Physician / Hematology/Oncology Opportunity - Columbia, MO, Healthcare , Columbia, South Carolina

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