Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): LL-13-CH-T38-888734

THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED.  CUT OFF DATES WILL BE EVERY OTHER FRIDAY BEGINNING 5/24/13.

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.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

VA offers 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/ .

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply

Applicant's individual qualifications, education, professional training/internship(s) and professional experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board (PSB) and Compensation Panel (for physician and dentists) in determining the most appropriate grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

Duties

The Loma Linda VA Healthcare System is actively seeking a board certified/board eligible gastroenterologist/hepatologist. If hired the applicant will join a team providing compassionate healthcare to our veterans with a wide range of liver diseases. We are recruiting to add another hepatologist to our expanding hepatology team.  The applicant will be caring for inpatients and outpatients with liver disease and needs to be familiar with the management of patients pre and post liver transplantation. The applicant will be actively involved in teaching activities of medical students, residents and fellows. You will also be expected to work developing a faculty practice base with the other hepatologists and serve as both clinic and service attending. There are multiple research opportunities as well.

 

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen (Noncitizens may be appointed when it not possible to recruit qualified citizens). Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting in a course of education in medicine. Current, full unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States or in the District of Columbia. Must be proficient in spoken and written Engligh. The applicant must possess excellent clinical and endoscopic skills. The applicant must have a strong background in hepatology and understanding of acute and chronic liver disease processes.

 

Work Schedule:  Full Time

 

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

 

Recruitment Incentive may be negotiated.

 

The applicant selected for this position may be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award under the provisions of the Education Debt Reducation Program.