Some positions are 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. This vacancy announcement is intended to cover national bargaining unit agreements for New York Harbor Health Care System- Manhattan, Brooklyn, & St. Albans Campus. If you are interested in future openings at your health care system, please apply here. Remember to select the specialty & facility you are interested in and qualified for.. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies at their facility become available. This is for interest in FY 2022. Applications will remain on file until 9/30/2022. At the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, we conduct research to discover knowledge, develop VA scientists and health care leaders, and create innovations that advance health care for Veterans and the nation. We offer Veterans the opportunity to participate in and benefit from our work. Our goal is to use research to promote better health and health care for all. Our VA New York Harbor Healthcare System medical centers are teaching hospitals that provide a full range of services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. We have active affiliations with the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate, New York University School of Medicine, New York University School of Dentistry, and the SUNY School of Optometry. We offer fully integrated residency programs in general medicine, general surgery, and several specialties, including cardiology, dentistry, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, optometry, pulmonary, nephrology, infectious disease, rheumatology, urology, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, anesthesiology, dermatology, pathology, and rehabilitation medicine. We also offer associated health training in nursing, audiology, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, pharmacy, and social work. In addition, administrative residents and fellows and health systems specialist trainees regularly pursue internships at our medical centers. We're proud of our partnerships with top institutions and organizations that support the educational mission of the VA. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Some positions are 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. IF EDRP is Authorized: Contact Christine.Mcmahon2@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance 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)- This may differ depending on your type of appointment. 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 Work Schedule: Varied
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