Physician - Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Detroit, MI 48201

Specialty Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Profession Physician

Excellent work life balance (54 paid days off annually) Pulmonary Critical Care opportunity in Detroit, MI

 

The John D. Dingell VA Medical Center has an opportunity for a Pulmonary Critical Care specialist. The Detroit VAMC is affiliated with affiliated with Wayne State and will include working with fellows. We are seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible provider with a full and unrestricted license to practice in any US State who has interest in teaching. Opportunity includes variety of inpatient procedures; bronchoscopies; Pulmonary Hypertension; General Pulmonary; Inpatient ICU rounding, general outpatient. The facility has a closed ICU.

 

Whether you’re interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you’ll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you’ll get from caring for those who have served our country.

 

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

 

Welcome to Detroit

 

Over 5 million call Destination Detroit home. That’s because Southeast Michigan offers a diverse, economically attractive location with world-class arts, culture and recreation. From the energy of America’s Comeback City to the comforts of nationally-ranked suburban communities, we make every kind of professional feel welcome. With hundreds of miles of shoreline, inland lakes and rivers nearby, we offer some of the world’s best recreational opportunities

Arts and Entertainment

The Detroit region is at once an established and growing center for arts and culture, making it a popular destination for tourists and residents alike. In addition to housing several burgeoning artist communities the Detroit region is home to more than 30 art museums, most notably the Detroit Institute of Arts, the sixth-largest fine arts museum in the United States.

With more than 40 theaters the Detroit region is second only to New York City for theater seats east of the Mississippi River. Detroit is home to the beautifully restored Fox Theatre and Max M. Fisher Music Center, which is home to the world-renowned Detroit Symphony Orchestra under the musical direction of Leonard Slatkin.

Sports and Recreation

Downtown Detroit is home to three magnificent venues: Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions football team, Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers baseball team and Joe Louis Arena, home of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team.

It’s no wonder Sporting News rated the Detroit region (Detroit

 

Benefits

 

Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:

49 days paid time off annually including; 26 days paid vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid holidays and 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)

on average federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance

possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually

VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement

No malpractice insurance as you are covered by the federal tort law

up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k)

 

Health:  https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/eligibility/#url=Overview

Retirement:  https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/fers-information/

 

About the VA

 

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. Learn more at:

http://www.vacreers.va.gov/

 

If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to:

don.rainwater@va.gov