Seeking NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant with 4-5 Years Experience in Infectious Diseases for Wonderful Opportunity in Los Angeles CA
The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS), Los Angeles CA, is seeking a talented and experienced Physician Assistant (PA) for Infectious Disease (ID) Section within the Department of Medicine to care for our Veterans, who has experience and interests in clinical infectious diseases with expertise in management of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B- and Hepatitis C-infected patients and in addressing mental health issues in these patient populations. The VAGLAHS is the largest integrated healthcare organization in the Department of Veterans Affairs, and is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity Level 1a facility serving Veterans throughout Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must have current, full and unrestricted license to practice as PA in the US
- Must have ARC-PA Accredited Master’s Degree from PA or Surgical Assistant program
- Must have NCCPA Certification, or if recent PA graduate, eligible to take PANCE Certification
- Preference given to candidates with 3-5 years of PA experience in Clinical Infectious Diseases
The Los Angeles region is renowned for abundant sunshine and beautiful year-round weather, with VAGLAHS just minutes from the scenic Pacific Ocean, historical Downtown Los Angeles, legendary Hollywood and the beautiful San Fernando Valley. Near the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), the Federal Building on Famous Wilshire Boulevard, and an extraordinary array of museums, movie theaters, arts and cultural activities, galleries, shopping centers, restaurants, libraries, parks, beaches, family-friendly events and activities for all age groups, VAGLAHS location offers employees and their families a wealth of cultural, social and recreational landmarks and opportunities! There are 88 incorporated cities in the Los Angeles County, with a population of the City of Los Angeles of 4.0 million, 10.2 million for the County of Los Angeles, and 18.8 million for the Los Angeles Five-County Area. For additional Los Angeles Community information, visit: https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ca/los-angeles
Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range for well qualified PA Candidate with Infectious Disease experience will range from $80,000.00 to $120,000.00 and includes industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA supports a healthy work-life-family balance by providing Staff with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan.
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. Visit our VA Careers Site for additional information and opportunities: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
Email copy of your CV & Cover Letter to Terrance "Terry" Anderson, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant
(304) 268-0377| Terrance.Anderson@va.gov