Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Salisbury, NC United StatesView Map
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 646462. Please ensure that the VIN above appears on all submitted materials.
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.
This is an open-continuous announcement. We will accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis until the vacancy is filled. Qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications will remain on file for one year from the date the application was signed.
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA professional Physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.
Salisbury is a small, historic city located in the heart of the Piedmont area of North Carolina with a moderate climate which enjoys four distinct seasons. Salisbury is a great place to work, live and raise a family. The City of Salisbury boasts 10 National Register Historic Districts with over 1,200 properties. It is located on Interstate 85 only 35 miles from the metropolitan area of Charlotte, and 40 miles from Greensboro, and Winston-Salem NC. Salisbury has grown from a small town to a nice small city of 26,548, and is the county seat of Rowan County. It is also the home of three colleges: Catawba College, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and Livingstone College.
If you value the performing arts, you will not be disappointed in the Salisbury Area. It has the Salisbury-Rowan Symphony and the Meroney Theatre featuring the Piedmont Players, one of the state's oldest community theatre groups. Salisbury has a thriving and growing community of artists and new art space is being developed. Toyota Racing Division has chosen to locate in Rowan County. Rowan County also offers plenty for those seeking recreation. Dan Nicholas Park, Hurley Park, Ellis Park, and High Rock Lake are pleasant options for hiking, fishing, family outing, or a picnic. Golf, tennis, softball or swimming may be enjoyed at one of many public facilities.
If you want a quick getaway, it is approximately two-hours to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and three hours to the Carolina Coast. Halfway between Washington DC and Atlanta GA, Salisbury is within easy travel of any major city on the East Coast. The major commercial airports at Charlotte and Greensboro are less than an hour away and provide services to all of the United States, London, Frankfurt, and soon to China. For more information about the W. G. (Bill) Hefner VAMC and Salisbury NC please visit the following links:
- Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized.
- Applicant's successful and verified practice and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Board in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment physical examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- English Language Proficiency required.