This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be available to highly qualified candidates. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): See information above. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting. Major Duties/Responsibilities Urology is a subspecialty of surgery that concerns itself with disorders of the genitourinary tract, including the adrenal gland. Urologists admit and treat patients presenting with illness or injury to the genitourinary tract, including the genitailia, bladder, prostate, and kidneys. It is important that Urologists possess an in-depth knowledge of the diagnosis, prevention, and medical/surgical therapy of urologic diseases. In addition, Urologists should be educated in the use of new technological, investigative, and therapeutic methods. Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM. On-call rotation.
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