Outstanding Quality of Life & Federal/VA benefits Await You
1 license/50 States – 50-55 days paid time off annually - No Overhead, No Malpractice or Insurance Company’s to deal with! Practice Pure Medicine
Education Debt Reduction and Relocation Incentives
Beautiful Clarksburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is seeking a full-time board certified/board eligible Intensivist. Pulmonary and/or Sleep board certification preferred but not required. Provide continuous vigilance; early intervention and ongoing care to decrease ICU-related morbidity and mortality in the 9-bed maximum ICU unit. In addition, Pulmonary Intensivist proactively communicates with the additional trained and seasoned nursing & staff members of the team to assure optimal results.
ICU Intensivist perform 7 on 7 off; 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on-site or Monday – Friday. After hours, there is the use of telehealth ICU care.
Intensivist performs various duties:
Examine and evaluate each patient soon after admission to the ICU and notify the admitting physician of assessment and recommendations; Perform and document a Critical Care Medicine consultation on all patients; Write ICU orders in addition to the admitting physician orders as deemed necessary for optimal care; Perform and document the subsequent evaluation of all patients in the ICU on daily rounds once every twenty-four hours and as needed; Coordinate with the admitting physician and consultants to organize diagnostic and treatment plans for all Intensive Care Unit patients; Participate in the Rapid Response Team (RRT) per hospital policy; Respond to all cardiac and respiratory arrests in the ICU, assuming the role of the Code Team Leader.
Specific Pulmonologist Duties:
Diagnoses, treats, and manages patients with pulmonary diseases according to accepted standards of care; Performs outpatient Consultations in Pulmonary Clinic (eight to 15 patients per day); Provides inpatient Pulmonary Consultations; Performs invasive procedures for which s/he has been granted privileges; Performs Compensation and Pension exams and/or reviews as requested; May admit ICU patients critically ill with pulmonary diseases and/or requiring assisted ventilation; Interprets pulmonary function tests; With appropriate skills, may participate in Sleep Medicine Program.
- Assistance with payment of outstanding medical school loans up to $200K over 5 years, if approved!
- Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
- Paid Time Off 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 days 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
Interested: Please contact and forward your C.V. to Terry Anderson
or call (304) 268-0377
Beautiful Clarksburg with its cozy population of 31,000 citizens is located at the center of West Virginia's 1-79 High Tech Corridor. The High-Tech Corridor is anchored on the north by Morgantown, which is the home of West Virginia University Mountaineers, a Carnegie Foundation Research Institution, and a training academy for Cisco Systems and Oracle. Morgantown was recently rated the best small city in America bybizjournals.com .
The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center is a general medical and surgical hospital with 98 beds, located on a 16-acre site adjacent to the Veterans Memorial Park and the West Virginia State Nursing Home in the city of Clarksburg, West Virginia. It serves a Veteran population of approximately 70,000 in north central West Virginia and adjacent counties in Maryland, Ohio and Pennsylvania. In FY07 the medical center treated 19,554 unique patients through 216,090 outpatient visits and 3,541 admissions.
The facility was initially dedicated on December 7, 1950 and was enhanced with the clinical addition in 1989. Named after Louis A. Johnson, Secretary of Defense under President Truman, this medical center has been an active teaching facility since 1960 by participating in residency and academic affiliations with the West Virginia University, Fairmont State University, Alderson-Broaddus College and other nearby institutions of higher education.
Clarksburg, approximate population of 18,000 citizens, is located at the center of West Virginia's I-79 High Tech Corridor. The High Tech Corridor is anchored on the north by Morgantown, which is the home of West Virginia University, a Carnegie Foundation Research Institution and training academy for Cisco systems, Inc. and Oracle. Morgantown was recently rated the best small city in America by bizjournals.com. Other regional high technology operations include the National Energy Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NASA IV and V Center, and Department of Defense Biometrics Fusion Center.
Clarksburg enjoys the amenities of the largest city in the region with the advantages of a small hometown community. A rich mix of retail, industry, and government services, with a thriving business community exist, along with an abundance of recreational facilities and one of the best preserved historic downtowns in the state. The crime rate is the second lowest in West Virginia and is one of the lowest in the country, property prices remain low, and the cost of living is substantially lower than any metropolitan city. Clarksburg is a small community rich with economic growth, heritage, and family recreation. Clarksburg's Historic downtown is also home to the largest legal, accounting, and banking community in north central West Virginia. There are approximately 6,000 professionals working in the Downtown Central Business District each weekday.
Clarksburg is located approximately two hours from Pittsburgh, PA, three and one-half hours from Columbus, OH, four hours from Washington, DC, and two hours from Charleston, WV.