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Physician - Nephrology - Nephrologist Opportunity - VA Central California - Work Life Balance!

Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: Fresno
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Necrologist Opportunity - VA Central California - Work-Life Balance! The VA Central California Health Care System in Fresno, CA is actively recruiting to fill a 0.50 FTE Board Certified Staff Nephrology Physician (BE considered) to provide comprehensive outpatient & inpatient Nephrology services including diagnosing and treating all types of diseases and conditions related to acute, chronic, and end-stage kidney disease, hypertension, fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders. You will develop treatment plans for the above disorders, including but not limited to dialysis (hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy) and supervise dialysis treatment sessions. You will round on hospitalized patients, attending in clinics, writing of prescription medications, writing for consultative services, diet instruction, and other physician-driven or exclusive decisions. You will work collaboratively with other specialists as necessary in providing the best care to Veterans

Selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment at the University of California San Francisco Fresno and will be involved in the education & training of Internal Medicine residents in our residency program plus medical students, medicine residents & other providers. The VA Central California HCS, based in Fresno, proudly serves veterans throughout Central California. The medical center is situated on 18.5 acres. VA Central California HCS is a 57-bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state-of-the-art primary and secondary care in major diagnostic and treatment specializations, including a 12-bed inpatient psychiatric unit, and three CBOC--------s. A 54-bed Community Living Center is located on campus and provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care. Work Schedule: As a 0.5 FTE position, the schedule would involve 20 hours per week on an adjustable basis depending upon the needs of the nephrology section. A typical schedule would require work Monday-Friday with evenings and/or weekends as per the needs. ----- -Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S. ----- -Board Certification in Internal Medicine & Nephrology preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered Community Information Fresno is a great location that has an affordable housing market, no need to live in the Hustle
and bustle of Northern or Southern California to enjoy it.
Only 187 miles to San Francisco and 218 miles to Los Angeles. Two-hour flight to Vegas.
Eight-hour scenic train ride to Lake Tahoe!
Fresno has an unmatched diversity of natural beauty and recreational opportunities, not to mention its proximity to three national parks, national forests, and wilderness areas. Fresno County is known as the nation--------s leading agricultural county, peppered with country trails and blossoming orchards, as well as lakes, rivers, foothills, and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Conveniently located within a day--------s drive of San Francisco and Los Angeles, and 120 minutes from the Central Coast, Fresno is at the center of numerous recreational activities. As California--------s fifth-largest city, Fresno also offers many cultural opportunities stemming from area museums, restaurants, and festivals, with a lower cost of living than found in other California locales. Salary and Benefits Salary Expected Salary range $220,000 to $282,000, may include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus. Selected candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program and if approved, receive up to $200k in school loan repayment. Benefits Paid Time Off:
50-55 days per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)

Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VAInsurance:
Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)Licensure:
1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territoryCME:
Possible $1,000 per year reimbursementMalpractice:
Free liability protection with tail coverage provided

No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

PandoLogic. Keywords: Nephrologist, Location: Fresno, CA - 93703

Keywords: Veterans Health Administration, Fresno , Physician - Nephrology - Nephrologist Opportunity - VA Central California - Work Life Balance!, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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