The VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System (VAECHCS), Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center (RMRVAMC), in Aurora CO, is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Interventional Cardiologist, with Fellowship Training and Board Certification in Cardiovascular Disease and training and experience in Structural Heart Disease Interventions, to join two other assigned colleagues, who together perform approximately 1,000 catheterization laboratory procedures and approximately 700 vascular interventions annually. The selected Physician will be responsible for initiating , leading and growing a new Structural Heart Disease Intervention program focusing on Transcatherter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion (LAAE), Alcohol Septal Ablation (ASA), Patent Foramen Ovale/Atrial Septal Defect (PFO/ASD) closure, and Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVR). The RMRVAMC is a state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2018 and 182 inpatient beds, two fully equipped cath labs, a hybrid cath lab/operating room, and is located adjacent to the Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Selected Physician will be considered for Academic Appointment and will join a research-oriented section of 11 other VA-based cardiologist and will be expected to engage in research and scholarly activities with independent and collaborative components, and participate in the education of medical students, residents and fellows. Work Schedule: Mondays – Fridays, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, with Shared Call Responsibilities (1:6 - 1:7 Weeks) and may include weekends and holiday coverage.
Must be U.S. Citizen (Non-US Citizens May Also Be Considered)
Must have current, active and unencumbered US State Medical License
Must be Fellowship Trained and Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
Must be BC/BE in Interventional Cardiology with strong Structural Heart Disease Interventions
Candidate with Vascular Medicine/Peripheral Artery Interventions training/experience preferred
Aurora, with a population of 374,114 people, is the third largest community in Colorado, and located on the southeast side of Denver. Aurora is less than an hour away from the Rocky Mountains, so you’ll have ample opportunity to hike, ski, snowboard and explore on the weekends. You don’t have to leave town to take advantage of Colorado’s mild weather either, Aurora is home to six public golf courses, plenty of lakes for fishing and standup paddle-boarding and miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking and biking. Plus, the city is just far enough away from the mountains to give you some incredible views and sunsets that will inspire you to stop what you’re doing and snap a photo. Aurora also puts you just a short drive away from Denver International Airport, where you can connect to nearly 200 destinations with non-stop flights (including 30 international locales), which makes it the perfect home base for retirees, business travelers and families who love to vacation. Welcome to Aurora … One of America’s Best Places to Live!
The VA supports healthy work-life-family balance by offering a robust menu of employee benefits and features that are focused on clinical excellence, favorable patient outcomes and high staff satisfaction
Expected range of annual salary of $320,000 to $325,000, in addition to an annual physician performance pay bonus up to $15,000.00 and by-annual longevity pay increases
A Recruitment Incentive up to 15% of annual salary may be considered for well qualified candidates
Paid time off includes 26 days’ vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 federal holidays and CME time off
Health-Dental-Vision-Life Insurance, with monthly premiums partially offset or paid by the government, and includes coverage options for eligible spouse, domestic partner and children
Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) defined benefit retirement pension, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) defined contribution retirement “401K” like plan with up to 5% government matching
About the VA:
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA, offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 clinical 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.
For More Information:
Please forward copy of your Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter summarizing your background, education, training, clinical practice and experience, and other credentials and interests, to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, email@example.com or call (702) 675-5761.
Additional Salary Information: A Recruitment Incentive May Be Available for Well Qualified Candidate
Internal Number: Aurora CO, I-Cardiologist
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.