Physician - Oncologist
Company: Veteran Health Indiana
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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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
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary
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
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or
CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant
restriction on moonlighting
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited
- 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
- 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
- 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
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