Join the most noble mission, succeed professionally, and maintain a healthy work-life balance here at the VA Maryland Health Care System!
The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) is a Level I tertiary multi campus teaching facility affiliated with the University of Maryland - School of Medicine and over 100 educational institutions. Located next to the University of Maryland Medical Center with a walkway connecting the two facilities, the medical center maintains an active affiliation with the University in the sharing of staff, resources, and technology. Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center is the acute medical and surgical care facility for the VA Maryland Health Care System and offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and primary care services. As one of the most modern health care facilities in the country, the medical center offers veterans state-of-the-art medical technology, clinical services, and research programs. It is home to the world’s first filmless radiology department, which allows health care providers to have nearly instant access to patient radiology images from anywhere in the facility and throughout the health care system.
The Sleep Medicine Division, under the Department of Neurology at the VA Maryland Health Care System, is seeking a Sleep Medicine Physician, with Neurology or Pulmonary training.
The Sleep Medicine program partners with numerous subspecialists, including Psychology, Psychiatry, ENT, Dentistry, Neurology, Pulmonary, Medicine, and Primary Care. You will join the current Sleep Medicine team of three Sleep Medicine physicians, a nurse practitioner, a nurse case manager, sleep technicians, and respiratory therapists. The selected physician is expected to participate in the training of fellows from the Sleep Medicine division at the University of Maryland Medical Center, residents from Neurology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, and Pulmonology, as well as medical students from the affiliated College of Medicine.
Student Loan Repayment: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day 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: Must be full-time with board certification Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,298 health care facilities, including 171 medical centers and 1,113 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.