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Physician - Infectious Disease

Company: VISN23 VA Midwest Health Care
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Welcome to the Heartland of America and The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System. Omaha's cost of living is 8 % lower than the U.S. average. The Nebraska unemployment rate is 2.9 %, which is decreased from the U.S. average of 4.1, and jobs have increased by 1.2% in 2017. It was ranked #13 in the U.S. for the "Top States for Business" in 2017. Home to four Fortune 500 companies. Omaha continues to be recognized as a wonderful community where affordability and a strong economy attract young professionals, while safety, and a plethora of education options and family-friendly activities are appealing to those with kids. The median home cost is $158,700 with appreciate average rates at 1.8%, which have gone up 9.8% over the past year. An average commute time is approximately 20 minutes in the Omaha metro area.The Nebraska Western Iowa-Omaha - VA Health Care System is actively recruiting for a full time staff Infectious Disease Physician - to join our established team. - - - - - Services to be performed include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs outpatient examinations and staffs regularly scheduled Infectious Disease clinics including Resident/Fellow supervision.
  • Staffs the Infectious Diseases consult service both inpatient and outpatient.
  • Staff's inpatient rounds on a regular rotating schedule which includes Resident/Fellow supervision
  • Admits and manages inpatients with various infectious diseases.
  • Serves as a physician on medical call on rotation with other internists.
  • Provides consultation service related to infectious diseases to the medical staff
  • The physician must have an unrestricted license and must be ACLS certified.
  • The physician must be able to use the Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) for data entry/retrieval and management of all patient activity.Work Schedule: Full time or Dual Appointment: This position is a dual appointment with the Creighton University of Medicine or CHI Health. Incumbent is expected to work at the Nebraska Western Iowa-Omaha VA for 5/8ths and at the Creighton University of Medicine and CHI Health for 3/8ths.Preferred Experience: Fellowship trained in general Infectious Disease AND fellowship trained in Transplant Infectious Disease. Must also qualify for a faculty appointment at the Creighton University School of Medicine and CHI Health.Qualifications - Basic Requirements:
    • Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
    • Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). - Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. - You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Paid Time Off:
      • 26 days of - paid annual (vacation/personal) leave - you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year
      • 13 days - of - paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over! - Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement! -
      • 11 - Paid federal holidays
      • 5 days authorized absence for CMEInsurance:
        • Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA)
        • Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
        • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
        • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government.
        • Long-term care insurance is available as an optionFederal Retirement Plan:
          • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
          • How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee's salary
          • Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2016, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000
          • The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
          • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
          • In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
          • Disability Retirement
          • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' serviceEducation Debt Repayment Program: -
            • Maximum award amount - up to $200,000 - For more information or to apply e-mail your cv or call me direct.PandoLogic. Keywords: Infectious Diseases Physician, Location: Omaha, NE - 68105

Keywords: VISN23 VA Midwest Health Care, Omaha , Physician - Infectious Disease, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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