Seeking BC Dermatologist for Excellent VA Staff Opportunity in Beautiful Loma Linda CA
The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (VALLHCS) is actively recruiting to fill Board Certified Staff Dermatologist (BE considered) to provide comprehensive outpatient & inpatient dermatologic service including photo therapy, patch testing, specialized & general dermatologic surgery, general dermatology & tele-dermatology. Selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment within the Department of Dermatology at Loma Linda University, & be involved with education & teaching of medical students, residents & other providers. Provider will participate in electronic consultations (e-consult) to improve access to dermatology care as well as increase use of Specialty Care Access Network-Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (SCAN-ECHO) to foster education & improve care. Will work collaboratively with the primary care provider staff & provide dermatology training as requested. The VALLHS is a Joint Commission accredited, referral level 1b/high complexity, 270 bed facility serving veterans in San Bernardino, Riverside and Inyo Counties (Inland Empire) which encompasses over 35,000 square miles. Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, (May be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 Full-Time Physician).
- Must be U.S. Citizen - Non-US Citizens may be considered
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
- Board Certification in Dermatology preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered
The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is part of the Desert Pacific Healthcare Network. The Healthcare System is comprised of the Jerry L. Pettis Memorial VA Medical Center and six community clinics located in Blythe, Corona, Palm Desert, Rancho Cucamonga, Murrieta and Victorville, and a newly opened 340,000 square foot Ambulatory Care Center in Redlands CA. Opened in 1977, the Medical Center is named in memory of Congressman Jerry L. Pettis, who worked diligently to locate the facility in Loma Linda. It is one of the top 25 employers in the Inland Empire; with over 2,460 employees and 1,367 volunteers that serve over 76,000 Veterans who entrust their health care needs to the VA. The Medical Center, located on 34 acres, and approximately 0.7 miles from Loma Linda School of Medicine, its affiliate, and Loma Linda University Medical Center, provides a wide variety of services through inpatient, outpatient and home care programs, with major bed services in Medicine, Surgery and Behavioral Medicine. The facility has 162 acute care beds and a 108 bed Community Living Center. Postgraduate medical and dental education programs are conducted with the Loma Linda University. In addition, the Medical Center is also affiliated with 77 other educational institutions and provides training for a variety of allied health specialists. Loma Linda CA is located one hour to the east of Los Angeles and one hour west of Palm Springs. Loma Linda has natural beauty and the beautiful San Bernardino mountains can be seen from the campus. A prosperous city of 21,000, the city has some of the highest median incomes and highest average home prices in San Bernardino County. Families stroll along the city's tree lined streets, or play in its numerous parks. In this respect, Loma Linda offers residents an alternative to the intense, often hectic lifestyle so characteristic of modern life. For its size, Loma Linda has a decidedly cosmopolitan air and attracts visitors come from around the world, some who are students, some come to teach, heal or perform research. Many decide to stay. Adjacent to California's Interstate 10 freeway, Loma Linda is a short drive and close to beaches, mountains and desert resorts.
Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range for well qualified BC Dermatologist Physician will range from $260,000.00 to $280,000.00 and include industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA provides employees 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, with up to five percent government matching. Physician Benefits Brochure: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf
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. Please visit our VA Careers Site to learn more: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
Please forward copy of your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Henry "Hank" Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, Henry.Laguatan@va.gov, (253) 583-3273