1.Financial incentives - such as recruitment, and relocation up to $40,000 per year;
2. Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) - up to another $40,000 per year, if approved;
3. Paid Time Off - 55 days per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays, and possible 5 days paid for CME) + up to 12 weeks of paid paternity/maternity leave;
4. No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting;
5. Malpractice insurance that includes tail coverage;
6. Affordable health, life, vision, dental, and long-term care insurance;
7. Public Service Loan Forgiveness after 10 years of service.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: V12177324
ABOUT US: The Veterans Healthcare Administration is the largest health care system in the United States. Our Little Rock facility is rated in the most complex category among our 152 facilities across the nation. Our goal is to build the nation’s best Neurosurgery programs for our veterans. We are seeking one outstanding Neurosurgeon to join our Little Rock facility and help us reach that goal. We have a total of 280 operating beds at our Little Rock facility. Additionally, we have a 119 bed rehab unit, and a 152 bed community living center. Our Little Rock facility is also adjoined with our affiliate academic medical center, the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, through a skybridge for access to both sites.
WORKLOAD AND TEAM: 1. Daily schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm; 2. Clinic, Inpatient rounding and consults, and Surgeries; 3. Nights, weekends and holiday on-call responsibility of no more than 10 days per month. A full hospitalist team manages most weeknight and weekend calls based on your preferences; 4. Mentor Residents and Fellows;
ABOUT ARKANSAS: As for Arkansas…. I highly recommend it. I live here and can attest to its amazing blend of urban, suburban, rural, and nature. It really is a wonderful place, the weather is great, and the cost of living is low. It is a great place to raise a family, grow a career, and even retire. And as for working for the VA, it will be one of the best and most rewarding practice experiences of your career.
Don’t miss the chance to join our team and serve those who have served us! #WorkAtVA. If you are interested at all, just text, phone, or email me (a pdf of your CV would be helpful too.)
Thanks so much, Michael Legate, MHSA HR Specialist SSU Physician Recruitment Team South Central VA Health Care Network (V16) Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System Tour: 8am-4:30pm CTS/M-F Cell: 501-246-1898 Michael.email@example.com
MINIMIUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Minimum qualifications include an MD/DO from an accredited institution, (or ECFMG) 2. Completion of residency training (if foreign residency, must be followed by 5 years of practice or fellowship experience in the USA), and 3. Possess an active, current, unrestricted license in any U.S. State or territory.
ADDITIONAL PREFERENCES: 1. Board Certified or Board Eligible in Neurosurgery 2. Skilled in the latest types of Neurosurgery procedures
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,298 health care facilities, including 171 medical centers and 1,113 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.