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    This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more.

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    The Minneapolis VA Health Care System, a major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota, has an immediate opening for a Staff Electrophysiologist for the Cardiology section. The Cardiac electrophysiology (EP) section consists of 3 full time Academic Electrophysiologists, 3 NPs and 4 dedicated device clinic RNs, who jointly care for a high volume of patients. In addition to the common variety ablations and device implantations, we perform an entire spectrum of EP procedures including novel physiologic pacing, complex ablations, including post AF ablation tachycardias, ethanol infusion, coil embolization, complex VT ablations, including epicardial VT ablation, and structural procedures such as LA appendage closure.

    The candidates must be a Board Eligible/Board-Certified cardiac electrophysiologist and must demonstrate significant expertise in all facets of cardiac electrophysiology. Formal fellowship training and/or significant experience as the primary operator in advanced ablations, particularly atrial fibrillation ablation, is important. The successful candidate will need to show academic excellence, as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications, presentations at major scientific meetings and/or active participation in ongoing research. The selected candidate will have an academic appointment through the University of Minnesota at a level that is appropriate with academic achievements. There will be significant opportunities to participate in the teaching of students, residents and fellows, both cardiology and electrophysiology.

    Work Schedule: Full time; Days

    Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized, amount to be determined.

    VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.

    Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
    Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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)
    Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
    CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
    Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
    Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/609048100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.