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Dermatology at the Beach - Charleston, SC, USA

Job Description

Dermatology Opportunity in Myrtle Beach with Incentives

 

Interested in serving the Veteran population in Myrtle Beach? Read on for detail on this opportunity and location. 

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

Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus):  Authorized
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment):  Learn more . EDRP Authorized:  Contact VISN7HRCompensation@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance

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)
Licensure:  1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
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:  7:30am - 4:00pm or 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday (Subject to change based on agency needs).

About this location:

Myrtle Beach, SC is where you can find over 60 miles of beautiful beaches and 14 unique and diverse communities. This location features a host of theme parks, numerous golf courses, extreme sports, water parks, and an array of top-rated restaurants and nightlife options. Even in winter, the sunshine is warm, and the weather is temperate, making Myrtle Beach an ideal place to live for families and individuals who enjoy living life outdoors.

Job Details:

  1. Performs and records history and physical examinations and records data from clinic visits.
  2. Evaluates, consults, develops diagnosis, and manages the Veteran.
  3. Enters progress notes in computerized medical record and completes workload documentation in a timely manner.
  4. Provides medical care encompassing acute and chronic medical conditions and all appropriate preventive care for both male and female veterans.
  5. Orders diagnostic tests, medications, laboratory tests as medically relevant for each patient.
  6. Provides timely follow-up on results and patient inquiries, including and not limited to completion of view alerts, secure messages and other patient communications.
  7. Determines medical assessment and develops treatment plans according to accepted protocols.
  8. Prescribes medications according to approved formulary, and in accordance with Federal and State Law.
  9. Educates patients concerning medical conditions and recommended treatments. (Specific topics include but are not limited to nutritional counseling, need for smoking cessation, need for periodic immunizations and health screening tests, acute and chronic disease management and other preventive health measures).
  10. Consults other specialties as appropriate, according to service agreements.

VA Benefits

 

 

Paid Time Off:

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 11 paid Federal holidays per year
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses

Insurance:

  • Health Insurance : VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available
  • 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 option

Federal 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-RAE basic benefits (pension), and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
  • How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 12.2% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 16.6% 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 2020, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $19,500, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $25,500.
  • 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 service

Facility Information:

Located in the historic part of the city of Charleston, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is an authorized 145 bed primary, secondary and tertiary care medical center that provides acute medical, surgical and psychiatric inpatient care, and both primary and specialized outpatient services in southeastern South Carolina and Chatham County, Georgia. The medical center supports the Vet Centers in North Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia, and operates the outpatient clinics in Savannah, Georgia and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Currently, the medical center is operating 98 beds and a 20-bed nursing home.        

 The medical center is closely affiliated with the Medical University of South Carolina and supports 84 resident FTEE in medical and dental specialties, as well students from nursing, pharmacy, social work and allied health disciplines. Charleston VAMC is a partnership site for the VA Nursing Academy in collaboration with the MUSC School of Nursing.  The Research Service has more than 100 research investigators involved in more than 300 research projects concerned with a broad range of health problems, most of which are prevalent in the Veteran patient population.  Areas of research include cardiology, endocrinology, diabetes mellitus, hematology/oncology, rheumatology, nephrology and alcohol-related disorders, and clinical and health service research in mental health, PTSD, hypertension and aging.

Affiliations

  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Trident Technical College
  • Armstrong University
  • Savannah State University
  • Midlands Technical College
  • University of South Carolina

Authorized Beds

  • 145

Type of Facility

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Tertiary Care

Special Programs

  • Primary Care
  • Women’s Program
  • VIST Program Smoking Cessation
  • Research Service
  • Interventional Radiology
  • General Surgery
  • Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology
  • ENT
  • Ophthalmology
  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics
  • Audiology
  • Speech Pathology
  • Inpatient Mental Health
  • PTSD
  • Veterans Enrichment Center 
  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM)
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Compensated Work Therapy (CWT)
  • Community Residential Care
  • Geriatrics
  • Care Unit (NUCU)
  • Homemaker Health Aide
  • Adult Day Care
  • Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)
  • Community Living Center (Nursing Home)
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary Services
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sleep Studies
  • Endocrinology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Dermatology
  • Neurology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Nephrology
  • Hemodialysis
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics Center of Excellence
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Tele-Mental Health 

Contact Email: arriana.larmony1@va.gov
Employer: Department of Veteran Affairs
Location: Charleston, SC, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Dermatology
Salary Range: $280000.00 to $400000.00 Yearly