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Hospitalist Opportunities in Albany, NY
City:Albany
State:NY
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Hospitalist - Internal Medicine
Opportunity Description:

The Albany, NY VA Medical Center is recruiting full-time Hospitalists. We offer the opportunity to work with a wonderful population and a dedicated professional staff. We have 30 beds including acute/telemetry with an average census of 75% occupancy. The average inpatient census is 22; two admissions per/day, oversight of mid-level is variable. The medical center is closely affiliated with the Albany Medical College, providing first class training to both residents and fellows.  Duties include resident teaching and inpatient care on Medical Services, consultation for Surgical Service and acute care services for the Community Living Center (skilled nursing care), and Behavioral Health Unit. Rotating Shifts, 8-12 hours in duration. Call: Weeknight and weekend shifts or telephone call from home are required. Opportunity for research.

We offer:

•Competitive Pay

•Annual performance bonus up to an additional 7.5% of pay

•Guaranteed salary increases!

•Licensure: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility

•CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement

•Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided

•No Physician Employment Contract!

•26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave

•13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over!

•10 Federal holidays with pay

•Possible 5 Days paid Authorized Absence to attend CME

•Federal Retirement Plan!

•Separate 401K with partial agency match!

•Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

•Nationwide Mobility!

VA physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Plus, VA offers an unparalleled variety of practice options in research, academia, and administration. VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance through predictable scheduling, reduced paperwork, the elimination of billing hassles, and lifting the burden of liability coverage.

If interested, contact julieann.torres@va.gov

Practice Type: Employee
Available Date:
Vacation (weeks/details):26 vacation days; 13sick days, 10 federal holidays Malpractice:provided at no cost
Other benefits:
Unbeatable federal benefits package! Includes federal retirement and MORE!
Facility Description:

The Medical Center is part of VA Health Care Upstate New York and is located in Albany, the capital of New York State. The Medical Center provides primary care, wellness and preventive outpatient care, and comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary inpatient care in medicine, plus a full range of outpatient services.  The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission.  As an acute medical-surgical hospital, the Center also serves as a regional head and neck cancer care referral center, having and active Otolaryngology Service, Radiation Therapy Center with stereotactic radiosurgery/IMRT capability, and Medical Oncology and Hematology Services. The Medical Center employs over 1500 employees; has approximately 350 volunteers, work without compensation (WOC) residents, interns, and students; and is a complexity level 1C facility with enhanced surgery and work programs. The hospital has multiple residency programs including dental, pharmacy, and medical doctors and incorporates health professional students from multiple area colleges, technical schools, and hospitals as well as Fellowships, Internships, and the Volunteer Program to facilitate care and provide continuum medical prospects for future staffing.

Community Description:

Albany Stratton (135 miles North of New York City) is centrally located in the Historic New York Capital district, providing the best of all four seasons. Whether you are interested in the cultural highlights of the Albany Urban Center, fall or winter excursions to the Catskills/Adirondacks/Berkshire/Helderberg Mountains, weekend trips to New York City, Boston, Montreal, or the Finger Lakes Region/Wine country, Albany is a great place to be…..

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