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Huntington VA Medical Center
City:Huntington
State:WV
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Cardiology - Noninvasive
Opportunity Description:

The Huntington VA Medical Center is committed to serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

                                            CARDIOLOGIST

                           HUNTINGTON VA MEDICAL CENTER

      1 license/50 States - 49 Days' off each year! Competitive Salary,

         No Overhead, No Insurance Companies to deal with. Practice Pure Medicine

 

RELOCATION/RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES AUTHORIZED

  As a VA Physician the possibilities’ are endless!  Huntington, West Virginia is 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.  We are the second largest city in the mountaineer state and home of the academically affiliated Marshall University Thundering Herd. 

  I wanted to let you know that we are recruiting for a full-time Cardiologist (Non-invasive) to care for our Veterans at the Huntington, WV Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Must-haves; B/C or B/E specializing in Internal Medicine by the appropriate accrediting agencies, plus eligibility for / possession of Cardiac Disease subspecialty certification, unrestricted medical license, qualified to diagnose, treat, and manage patients according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques.

 

* Performs outpatient examinations

* Provides consultation service related to cardiology to the medical staff

* Admits and manages inpatients

* Interprets echocardiograms (including stress echos, dobutamine echos and    transesophageal echocardiograms)

* Interprets holter monitor studies

* Interprets event recorder studies

* Interprets electrocardiograms (EKGs)

* Supervises and interprets exercise stress tests

* Inserts Swan Ganz catheters

 Duty Hours: (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, plus an attractive call schedule)

Interested: Forward your C.V. to terrance.anderson@va.gov

  Cardiologists are entitled to 11 federal holidays and also receive nearly 6 weeks of paid annual leave. The physician is eligible to participate in a pension program as well as a matching Thrift Savings Plan which is similar to a 401K. Candidates with prior military experience may be able to combine their accrued military retirement credit with VA pension benefits. Salary negotiable for a full-time Cardiologist with the right level of experience and motivation. You should hold an unrestricted US license (does not need to be a West Virginia license).

  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.

Practice Type: Employee
Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
Production bonus:Available
Vacation (weeks/details):- 49 Days' off each year! Malpractice:Covered
Other benefits:
Outstanding Federal and VA Benefits. Competitive Salary,
Facility Description:

Since 1932, VAMC Huntington has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to veterans living in southwestern West Virginia, southern Ohio, and eastern Kentucky.

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

In addition to our main facility in Huntington, we offer services in two community-based outpatient clinics and two rural health outreach clinics. These clinics are located in:

Mission

Together, we honor and serve America’s Veterans.

Vision

To be a trusted and resilient partner for Veterans, offering readily available, safe and compassionate care of exceptional quality within an integrated system.

Goals

  1. Establish an institute that focuses on recruiting and retaining highly qualified staff and ensuring leadership succession planning.
  2. Establish VISN-wide referral patterns that optimize quality of care.
  3. Provide quality care by using the most experienced providers and proven clinical practices.
  4. Utilize community partners to provide timely and seamless care to Veterans using fee basis or the Choice Act.
  5. Utilize advanced technology to deliver care to Veterans at their preferred location.
Community Description:

Nestled between the banks of the majestic Ohio River and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains is a city founded in 1871 by railroad magnate Collis P. Huntington.

From its humble beginnings on the site of a former cornfield, the Huntington, West Virginia, region now boasts a nationally-recognized university, a thriving business community and a lively downtown with big plans for the future.

The community also affords a comfortable lifestyle, a low cost of living, state-of-the-art healthcare, modern educational facilities and unrivaled natural beauty.

Recreational activities in the Huntington region are as diverse as the people who live there. The rolling hills beckon hikers and bikers, the Ohio River and lakes entice boaters, water skiers and fishermen, and an abundance of parks welcome visitors of all ages to enjoy nature.

There’s so much to see and do, including chowing down at our unique, local eateries; exploring our award-winning museums; catching a live show at one of our indoor or outdoor venues; shopping until you drop at our local shops and the state’s largest shopping mall, the Huntington Mall; and cheering on the Marshall University Thundering Herd.

Quality educational opportunities can be found in the Huntington region from kindergarten to high school to college and beyond. The Cabell County Public School system has a proud tradition of professional employees. Reading, writing and arithmetic remain the foundation for learning. Computer instruction begins in kindergarten as technology is stressed throughout the learning process. Emphasis is also placed on workplace readiness.

Upon graduating from high school, students have a number of local educational choices including studying at Marshall University, Mountwest Community & Technical College, Huntington Junior College, Huntington School of Beauty Culture, or the Cabell County Career Technology Center.

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