The Buffalo, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting a non-invasive Cardiologist to provide a broad range of services to our Veterans. You will share responsibility for outpatient clinics, inpatient teaching rounds and inpatient consultation, including ICU. Perform diagnostic studies such as echocardiography, TEE, exercise and pharmacologic stress testing, event monitor, ECG interpretations and diagnosis & management of arrhythmias.
You will provide support to inpatient services through consultations and to Primary Care and Urgent Care Providers via phone, e-consults and outpatient consults. Provide consultation and follow-up through Cardiology Virtual Telehealth CVT Clinic.
Opportunity for an academic appointment at the State University of New York at Buffalo, along with research. You will be supervising fellows, residents and medical students. Board certification or board eligibility for Cardiology is required. Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology board certification is highly preferred.
Limited on-call! Only required when doing inpatient service, 4-6 times a year!
Assistance with payment of medical school loans!
Annual performance bonus up to an additional 7.5% of pay
Guaranteed salary increases
Licensure: 1 Full & unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
No Physician Employment Contract
26 Days paid vacation PLUS 13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over
10 Federal holidays with pay
Possible 5 Days paid absence to attend CME
Federal Retirement Plan
Separate 401K with partial agency match
Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
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VA physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Plus, VA offers an unparalleled variety of practice options in research, academia, and administration. VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance through predictable scheduling, reduced paperwork, the elimination of billing hassles, and lifting the burden of liability coverage.
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Additional Salary Information: In addition to salary, physicians are eligible to receive up to $15K each year for performance bonus. Assistance with payment of med school loans (up to $200K). Salary increases every 2 years for tenure.
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About Department of Veterans Affairs
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.