Martinez, California is a small, cozy, historic town nestled between the Mount Diablo foothills and the Carquinez Straights. This Northern California location has a lot to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of activities whether you prefer lolling on the beaches of San Francisco, discovering the world-famous wineries of Napa Valley or exploring the mountains and snow of Lake Tahoe. If you’re interested in work/life balance, research or academics you will find that working for the VA offers many benefits not to mention the great honor we have in serving our nation's heroes.
Duties/Responsibilities: Incumbent will be assigned to the Martinez VA Outpatient Clinic and reports to the Chief of Neurology. The position will encompass the breadth of clinical care, including inpatient consultation at Community Living Center (CLC) and Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care (CREC), and outpatient clinic. Additionally, consultation via tele-health video to inpatient, ED, and outlying clinics. Incumbent will diagnose, treat, and manage patients with neurological disorders working closely with other Neurologists and Nurse Practitioners with different sub-specialty training and interests. We are seeking fellowship trained candidates with experience in clinical and investigative aspects of EMG/Neuromuscular Medicine. An academic appointment with UC Davis School of Medicine is a distinct possibility, opportunities for teaching and research abound.
Tour of Duty: 8am to 430pm, Monday-Friday/40-hour work week; on-call coverage after hours, weekends and on holidays via tele-health only.
Candidate must be: 1) US Citizen or PRA, 2) Board Eligible/Certified in Neurology, and 3) Have a full, unrestricted medical license in any State.
Benefits: 26 days paid vacation (1 day accrued each pay period upon employment); 13 days sick leave (1/2 day accrued each pay period upon employment, no cap); 11 paid Federal holidays/Competitive Salary/Malpractice protection with tail coverage covered by the Federal government/Annual Physician Performance Pay (Up to $15,000 possible)/CME- 1 week paid authorized absence to attend and after 1 year of employment $1,000 per year stipend toward CME if BC/No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
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