Care for Veterans - Outstanding Benefits- 49 Days’ Off Annually
In BEAUTIFUL CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
The outstanding Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in partnership with our academic affiliate, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), seeks a full-time staff Hematologist / Oncologist. The physician will report to the Hematology / Oncology Section organized under the Medicine Service at the VAMC and the Division of Hematology / Oncology at MUSC. The division of time between the two organizations is negotiable. MUSC's Hollings Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Cancer Program. The physician chosen will play an integral role in the management, growth, and future direction of the Section of Hematology / Oncology at our growing 1A VAMC facility. You can build on the existing significant strengths and commitment to service excellence, high quality Veteran care, education, and scholarly endeavors in an environment that underscores a respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Responsibilities: Promoting and conducting high-quality patient-centric clinical care, mentoring trainees, developing an outstanding educational experience for learners of all levels, enrolling to clinical trials, and conducting scholarly research and quality improvement. Protected time for clinical or basic research can be supported based on interest, previous work, and funding. An administrative role in implementing and growing a regional cancer program is feasible. The optimal candidate will have board certification / eligibility in Internal Medicine and Hematology / Oncology. The appropriate candidate will have experience and training supporting requirements for an MUSC academic appointment at an early career or higher level.
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Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Learn more at: About The VA
About Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.