The VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (VATVCBHCS) in Harlingen Texas is seeking an experienced BC/BE Pulmonologist with Sleep Medicine training and expertise for outpatient staff position located at the Corpus Christi Texas VA Specialty Outpatient Clinic. Candidates with three to five years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of patient populations with Pulmonary and Sleep conditions will receive priority preference. The VATVCBHCS in Harlingen operates as an outpatient Ambulatory Care Center and has five associated community-based outpatient clinics offering veteran patient care services throughout the twenty counties comprised of the Laredo, McAllen, Harlingen, and Corpus Christi service areas. Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, with no call responsibility expected.
Must be a US Citizen (Non-Citizens May Be Considered)
Must possess current active unencumbered U.S. Medical License
Fellowship Training and Board Certification/Eligibility in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Corpus Christi (Latin for “Body of Christ”), is located 130 miles southeast of San Antonio and is the 8th largest city in Texas with an estimated population of 316,381 and has consistently been declared the “Birdiest City” in the nation with more individual species counted than any other city. Known as the “Sparkling City by the Sea”, Corpus Christi area has over 113 miles of Gulf Coast beaches and easy access to nearly 70 miles of beachfront on Padre and Mustang islands … Padre Island is the largest Barrier Island (113 miles long by 1.8 miles wide) in Texas, second largest and longest in the nation, and is only 25 minutes from downtown Corpus Christi.
The VA supports a healthy work-life-family balance and robust benefits package
Expected annual salary range of $280,000 - $320,000 depending on credentials and experience
Annual Performance Pay Bonus up to $15,000 available
Paid Time Off: 26 Days’ Vacation, 13 Days Sick and 10 Federal Holidays with pay
Medical-Dental-Vision-Life insurance plans and Flexible Health Spending Accounts available
Federal Employees Retirement System and Thrift Savings Plan with up to 5% matching
About the VA:
The 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.
For more information and to discuss your interests:
Please forward copy of your CV and Cover Letter, summarizing your background, education, training, clinical practice, credentials and interests, to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruiter, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (702) 675-5761.
Additional Salary Information: - Annual Physician Performance Bonus up to $15,000 possible
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.