Otolaryngology opportunity with the Central California Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Fresno
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Fresno, California
Type: Full Time
Surgery: Surgical Specialties
Internal Number: n/a
Otolaryngology opportunity with the Central California Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Fresno, CA
The Fresno Veterans Affairs Health Care System is seeking to add a staff Otolaryngologist to join our team. This position includes loan repayment up to 200K and a recruitment incentive. Physicians in the VA enjoy and excellent work life balance while providing the rewarding experience of treating our nation’s heroes. No malpractice insurance required – Federal Benefits – Ability to practice patient centered care without chasing reimbursements. Located in the beautiful and agriculturally rich San Joaquin Valley, many of the centers modern and attractive interiors compliment the natural beauty of the area. The health care system is a 114 bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state of the art primary, secondary and tertiary care in major diagnostic and treatment specializations and two CBOC’s. Extensive outpatient services are provided in a managed care environment by 5 Primary Care Teams and numerous specialty care clinics, including women’s health. A 60-bed Community Living Center provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care.
Be in the center of all the best California has to offer – 2.5 hours from the Bay Area, ½ hour to the mountains, 2 hours to the coast and a 4 hour beautiful drive to LA. With a population of 527,438 people, Fresno is the fifth largest community in California. Fresno has blossomed into a magnetic metropolis that draws agriculture-minded people from around the world. The metro area is surrounded by Fresno County's farms, which produce a variety of organic foods. But the area isn't just a haven for farmers, Fresno is part of a bustling metropolitan area attracting residents and visitors with its diverse job market, inexpensive housing and array of cultural attractions. A venture inside this central California region reveals a multitude of unique cultural surprises, from the Tower District, which is famous for its artsy Rogue Festival, classic car show, regular film festival and lineup of restaurants that plate various cuisines. Housing costs have triggered a population growth that has prompted the development of new recreational areas, nightlife venues and a diverse and eclectic dining scene. Parks are peppered throughout Fresno, and the San Joaquin River, which runs along the metro region’s northern boundary, is another place to enjoy natural beauty. Just 20 miles north of the area is Millerton Lake, a popular recreational area with fishing, boating and picnic areas. Welcome to Fresno!
Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:
49 days paid time off annually including; 26 days paid vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid holidays and 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
on average federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance
possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually
VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement
No malpractice insurance as you are covered by the federal tort law
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 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.
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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.