Gastroenterology Physician Opportunity Details

Good Pay and Great work/life balance Gastroenterology - North Little Rock, AR, USA

Job Description

Gastroenterologist needed. Good Pay and GREAT work/life balance

The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS), near the beautiful Ozark Mountains, is seeking a full-time MD/DO Gastroenterologist in Little Rock.  The ideal candidate will be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Gastroenterology and skilled in the latest types of Gastroenterology procedures.  Little Rock is the capital city of Arkansas, located in the central part of the state. Little Rock has earned a reputation as The Natural State!  It is a wonderful place to live.  Arkansans' can spend their weekends exploring the historic Arkansas State Capitol, wandering through the Arkansas Art Centers and museums, or enjoying the outdoors and the beautiful Ozark Mountains.  With a National Airport reachable in a 15-minute drive, Little Rock is also a great place to live and explore the nation.  

Highlights of this opportunity:

  • Potential starting base salary range:   $350,000-$400,000
  • Amazing Retirement pension and retiree health benefits for life.   
  • Daily work schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm;  
    • 1 day per week in clinic
    • 3-4 days per week in the endoscopy lab
    • 1/4 inpatient consult rotation, with assistance of 2 P.A.'s
    • 1/4 call coverage, with assistance of 2 P.A.s and a full hospitalist team.   
  • Paid Time Off: Total of 50–55 days per year 
  • No Physician Employment Contract, you can moonlight or work in other facilities as long as you do not treat veterans there. 
  • Financial incentives, such as recruitment, and relocation, and Education Debt reduction of up to $200K. 
  • Malpractice tail coverage provided

Don’t miss the chance to join our team and serve those who have served us! #WorkAtVA

Please email a copy of your current CV to me to schedule a time to discuss this exciting opportunity!

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 Federal holidays  with pay annually
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses


  • 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

Contact Email:
Employer: Department of Veteran Affairs
Location: North Little Rock, AR, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Gastroenterology
Salary Range: $350000.00 to $400000.00 Yearly