Outstanding Benefits – Wonderful Quality of Life- NO Weekends - Education Loan Reduction Program
and Recruitment Incentives
The Poplar Bluff, MO the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time staff physician in Gastroenterology. Care for Veterans in a clinical setting by providing treatment, diagnosing, and managing patients referred for management of GI disorders that include liver disease, Hepatitis C, and liver transplants based on standard and customary methods and techniques. Join our staff of friendly and competent GI staff performing lower GI endoscopies; executing consultation on inputs and community living centers and answering consults. Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Gastroenterology U.S., Green Card or Non- citizen with a full and unrestricted medical license from any state.
Typical day: 8:00am - 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday. Absolutely NO call; consulted for emergencies and no need to come in on weekends. The average patient procedure caseload is between 6-8 a day. In the Hepatology and GI clinic setting may see about 10-12 patients a day maximum where we treat Hep B & C patients. We are a non-academic facility; however, we do receive and teach students from the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine from neighboring Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Location: "The Gateway to the Ozarks" is the typical name for Poplar Bluff, Missouri. We are a mid-size small town with many attractions, shopping and lots recreational & leisurely things to do. The closest international airport is in St. Louis, MO, and Memphis, TN.
Recruitment Incentives: This position may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program
Benefits Bullets: VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: Physicians At VA
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.