Physician - Hospitalist

Huntington, WV 27704

Specialty Hospitalist
Profession Physician

Hospitalist needed to care for our Veterans - Great Benefits! 

The Huntington, WV VA Medical Center is searching for a BE/BC Hospitalist to join their dynamic healthcare team.  Physician will perform the primary clinical duties of a Hospitalist in an inpatient setting, including coverage of the Medical Intensive Care/Telemetry Unit. Evaluate patients admitted to medical service for inpatient management and disposition. Work closely with medical and surgical consultants and primary care physicians to ensure that inpatients receive continuous, high-quality care. Responsible for providing the most effective delivery of patient care services throughout the Medical Center. 

Preferred Candidate:

Hospitalist with recent/relevant experience teaching residents/student as this position has a percentage time conducting academic responsibilities.

   We offer an academic affiliation with the Marshall University Health School of Medicine; train medical students and residents, develop continuing medical education courses and pursue faculty appointments. The VA offers opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. All of this makes the Huntington VA Medical Center a first rate facility that truly deserves the great reputation it has earned.

Tour of Duty:  Available to work rotating twelve (12) and/or eight (8) hour shifts; however, subject to change, depending on the needs. 

Salary Range: up to $264,000 per year VA Physician salaries are determined by a compensation panel of physicians at the facility where you practice medicine. VA salaries are very competitive and are based on physician salaries of the local market, your experience and credentials as a physician.

   Veteran Affairs 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.  No dealing with insurance company’s and no overhead. Practice pure medicine.

Job Satisfaction: VA Physicians enjoy the luxury of practicing medicine with the latest technologies and do so with no overhead costs, staff to pay, no rent on a building and no filing insurance claims. A 40 hour work week makes this a dream job for a physician with lots of time off for family and friends

Requirements:

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Non-citizens can be appointed when a qualified US citizen cannot be found

BE/BC: Board certified/board eligible Internal Medicine/Family Practice

Licensure: Unrestricted MD.DO license (practice with any current and unrestricted state license) 

Education: Must have a degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.  The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. 

Physical Standards: All applicants must meet the physical requirements established for this position.

  Huntington: A vibrant, energetic city where heritage comes alive.  Located in western West Virginia, sitting on the Ohio River at the point where West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky meet, Huntington is part of the largest inland port in the United States.  Huntington’s population is over 50,000.   It is the second largest city in the state. The city is home to Marshall University. 

Huntington also is known for its expansive park system, the gem of which is Ritter Park. The park, which features a walking path, award-winning playground, tennis courts, amphitheater and PetSafe Dog Park, was recognized by the American Planning Association in 2012 as one America’s 10 Great Public Spaces. Since 1934, the park’s Rose Garden has been West Virginia's nationally-recognized municipal rose garden, containing 1,000 plants and noted for its All-American Rose Selections.

  In the hills above Ritter Park is the Huntington Museum of Art. It is the largest art museum between Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and Richmond and contains numerous collections, exhibitions, education programs and nature trails on a sprawling, 52-acre campus. The grounds also are home to the C. Fred Edwards Conservatory, West Virginia’s only plant conservatory. http://www.cityofhuntington.com/

If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to Samuel.wright4@va.gov or call Sam Wright at 334-294-6130.