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Physician - Oncologist

Company: Veteran Health Indiana
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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Veteran Health Administration - Veteran Health Indiana
The Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting for a Physician (Oncology) in their Medicine Service, Oncology Section to provide patient care. The physician will perform all services required in the practice of medicine within the context of the VA system and their clinical privileges.

Indianapolis is the state capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is the 15th most populous city in the U.S., the third-most populous city in the Midwest. The Indianapolis metropolitan area is the 33rd most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S., with 2,048,703 residents. Its combined statistical area ranks 28th, with a population of 2,431,361. Indianapolis covers 368 square miles, making it the 19th largest city by land area in the U.S.Indianapolis VA Medical Center is a tertiary care medical facility with 209 authorized beds providing acute inpatient medical, surgical, psychiatric, neurological, and rehabilitation care, as well as both primary and specialized outpatient services. The medical center operates in affiliation with the Indiana University School of Medicine and hosts a research portfolio of $25 million annually.

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide care to veterans with solid-tumor malignancies in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.
  • Incumbent will have their own panel of patients for which s/he is responsible for the oversight of oncology care.
  • Responsible for assisting and supervising fellows, residents, and medical students as part of our partnership with Indiana University.
  • S/he also work closely with our VA staff nurse practitioners and participate in multi-disciplinary care through interactions with other oncology treating specialties in various tumor boards as well as with nutrition, pharmacy, oncology rehab, palliative care and social work through programs integrated within the oncology clinic.
  • Responsible for reviewing electronic consults and for covering assigned inpatient consultation weeks in which he/she will provide consultation for hospitalized ward and ICU patients.
  • Required to maintain all VA-mandated certifications, including BLS, and complete all required TMS modules and other mandatory VA training requirements per hospital regulations.
  • Staff physicians are encouraged to participate in various hospital committees, and education programs. Oncology Physicians also have an opportunity to be involved in continuous quality improvement activities and clinical research opportunities through participation as principal investigators or co-investigators on active, open, enrolling clinical trials.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with rotating on-call schedule to include weekends and holidays.

    • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
    • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

      Keyphrases: oncology jobs, oncologist jobs

Keywords: Veteran Health Indiana, Indianapolis , Physician - Oncologist, Healthcare , Indianapolis, Indiana

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