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Physician - Hematologist-Oncologist

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Jackson
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

We are a Joint Commission accredited facility serving Veterans in Mississippi and parts of Louisiana. Located in Jackson, Mississippi, steeped in southern culture, Jackson is home to a multitude of world-class painters, sculptors, dancers, actors, architects, photographers, filmmakers, musicians, and artisans of many disciplines. The city pulses with music from classical to inspirational, home-grown gospel, blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll, R&B and more that can be found all around town. Beautifully changing seasons offer numerous fall and holiday events rich with tradition, surprising spring flings for shaking off winter's chill, and laid back summer celebrations that detour off the fast lane.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Care of patient with Medical Oncology and Hematology illnesses to include inpatient and outpatient consults, outpatient clinics, prescribing chemotherapeutic agents, etc.
  • Participation in multidisciplinary tumor boards and other Oncologic/Hematologic boards/committees.
  • Involvement in Oncology/Hematology initiatives.
  • Involvement in Process Improvement as it relates to Oncology/Hematology or in general.
  • Medical Teaching.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Section Chief, Oncology/Hematology or the ACOS, Specialty Care.

    Preferred characteristics:

    • Board eligible or board certified in Medical Oncology/Hematology.
    • Interest in academic endeavors such as medical teaching, process improvement, and/or research.

      Benefits:

      • Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases.
      • Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME).
      • Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA.
      • Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement).
      • CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification).
      • Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.
      • Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.

        Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 - 4:30 with off tour call.

Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs, Jackson , Physician - Hematologist-Oncologist, Healthcare , Jackson, Mississippi

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