This announcement is an "Open Continuous" vacancy announcement. Candidates will be reviewed and referred to the Selection Official as vacancies occur. The Neurologist is assigned to the Medical Service and provides direct patient care. The Neurologist is expected to provide Direct patient care in outpatient specialty clinics, inpatient care, and shared on-call coverage. Electrodiagnostic expertise is required in performing EMG/NCV's/Botox. EEG interpretation is needed. If Patient needs arise, reassignment within the Central Texas Veterans Health Care system may occur. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): available for highly qualified candidates Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program within VHA. If selected, please contact VISN17EDRP2@va.gov. Below are some of the benefits enjoyed by Physicians who work for the VA! VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. 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 Work Schedule: Regular Monday through Friday (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.), Rotating On-Call Shift. Bargaining Unit: This is a Bargaining Unit position Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.