The VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS), Long Beach CA, is recruiting to fill several Nocturnist (Hospitalist Physician) positions in the Mental Health Healthcare Group, working in Admissions and Crossover for the following services during nights and weekends: Spinal Cord Injury, Community Living Center, Psychiatry, Blind Rehabilitation Center, or Medical ICU with cross coverage of the non-teaching Medical Wards, or Medical issues on the Surgical service. The purpose of the work is to ensure efficient and effective admissions and operations for various services at the medical center. This position provides an opportunity to interact with physicians in training and academic faculty in the setting of a large teaching hospital.
Board Certified / Board Eligible in Internal Medicine is preferred, but other Specialty training may be considered for well qualified Hospitalist physicians. Preference will be given to Hospitalist physician with minimum of two years of experience (although not required) providing management, cross coverage, consults, and/or admissions for multiple services, such as Spinal Cord Injury / Community Living Center / Psychiatry / Blind Rehabilitation Center, or Medical ICU and cross coverage of the non-teaching Medical Wards, or Medical Wards, or Medical issues on the Surgical service. This position is Full Time and Shifts range from 12 to 24 hours, with Full Time Assignment based on 80 hours per 14 day Pay Period, and Flexible Scheduling.
Candidate’s education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board (PSB) and Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy, which may be up to maximum range of $264,000.00 per year.
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
VA Long Beach Healthcare System is one of the most diversified tertiary care facilities in the VA and is classified as a Clinical Referral Level 1B Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, spinal cord injury, geriatrics, blind rehabilitation and extended care. Long Beach is one giant playground located right in the heart of Southern California. Here you can experience it all from a deep sea adventure at the Aquarium of the Pacific right on the bay and a voyage in time aboard the historic Queen Mary to lively guided tours through downtown and the colorful East Village. Within an hour’s drive, you can explore the fabulous worlds of Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland, Disney’s California Adventure and every major Southern California attraction.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life, including generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/. Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp. Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of 26 days per leave year (1 day per pay period). Physician Benefits: VHA Physician Brochure
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