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Physician / Emergency Medicine / Topeka, Kansas

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Job Description:

The Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center in Topeka, Kansas (1 hour from Kansas City, MO) has an immediate opening for an Emergency Room physician to provide Emergency/urgent care to veterans. Typically trauma patients are not seen in the ER except falls and fractures. Additional Details: Required certifications: Board eligibility/Board certification in internal medicine, family medicine or emergency medicine Routine procedures: Intubation, Vascular access (Arterial line/Central line), LP, Thoracentesis/paracentesis, Chest tube, splints Hours: 8:00am 8:00 pm or 8:00 pm to 8:00 am on weekend/holidays. Some weekday shift of 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (ER physicians are scheduled for approximately 80-hours of work during each two-week period) Avg. in-patient census: 35-40 (8 ICU beds) Yearly ER volume: 6 Student Loan Repayment: You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with an Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information. The Education Debt Reduction Program offers eligible applicants with qualifying education loans up to $120,000 to be used toward education debt reduction payments SIGN-ON BONUS! RELOCATION EXPENSES! ANNUAL SALARY: $200K - $240K + annual performance bonus up to additional $15K + full benefits below LICENSURE: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement + 1 week paid authorized absence to attend (subject to budget availability) MALPRACTICE: Liability protection with tail coverage provided by federal government Whether youre interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, youll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction youll get from caring for those who have served our country. In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, the VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes: Paid Time Off: 208 Hours paid annual (vacation/personal) leave you can carry over up to 688 hours into a new year 104 Hours 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 per year with pay 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability) 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-RAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.8% 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 2013, 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

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