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VA Central California Heath Care System
Fresno, CA, United States (on-site)
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VA Central California Heath Care System
Fresno, California, United States (on-site)
15 days ago

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The Nephrologist is expected to provide consultation services and follow up of renal patients in the inpatient or outpatient setting, dialysis patient care and performing acute, chronic dialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy. Qualifications include outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills to provide continuous veteran-centered care and supervise trainees in all healthcare settings. The physician is required to actively participate and lead in research and education/training activities. The physician must meet requirements for academic appointment with UCSF (University of California San Francisco) Fresno Medical Education Program.  

 Provide direct professional and comprehensive Nephrology services in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Provide inpatient and outpatient Nephrology consultations, renal clinic evaluation and follow up, performing acute, chronic dialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy. Establish professional working relationship with clinical service providers within the medical center including inpatient hospitalist, sub-specialties, Outpatient Clinics (OPCs), and the Community Base Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs), providing telephone and curbside consultation as needed. 
Provide and participate in didactic and clinical education of fellow, resident, medical student and non-physician clinical trainee. Provide education and counseling of Veterans and families in renal related preventive care, medical conditions, and use of prescribed treatments and drugs. Participate in a variety of meetings and/or committees within and related to the Medicine Service, facility-wide committees, VISN 21, and our university affiliate UCSF Fresno. 

  

The VA Central California HCS, based in Fresno, proudly serves veterans throughout Central California. The medical center is situated on 18.5 acres is a 57-bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state of the art primary and secondary care in major diagnostic and treatment specializations, including a 12-bed inpatient psychiatric unit, and three CBOC’s. A 54-bed Community Living Center is located on campus and provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care.  VA Central California HCS is a national leader in same-day Primary Care and Mental Health access, and provides specialized services such as: Audiology, Speech Pathology, Cardiac Cath Lab, Comprehensive Cancer Care, Diabetes Education, Diagnostic Radiology, Electrophysiological Studies, Endocrinology, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Homeless Veteran’s Program, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC), Laparoscopic Surgery, Medical Research Projects, Mental Health, Primary Care, Nuclear Medicine, Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Amputation Care & Treatment (PACT), Prosthetics, PTSD Clinical Team (PCT), Pulmonary Function, Orthopedic Total Joint Replacement Program, Renal Program, Respite Care, Sleep Lab, Substance Abuse Treatment, Visual Impairment (VIST),Women's Health Services. 

 
Work Schedule:Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm 

Fresno is a Great location that has an affordable housing market, no need to live in the Hussle and bustle of Northern or Southern California to enjoy it. Only 187 miles to San Francisco and 218 miles to Los Angeles. Two-hour flight to Vegas.Eight-hour scenic train ride to Lake Tahoe! Fresno has an unmatched diversity of natural beauty and recreational opportunities, not to mention its proximity to three national parks, national forests, and wilderness areas. Fresno County is known as the nation’s leading agricultural county, peppered with country trails and blossoming orchards, as well as lakes, rivers, foothills, and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Conveniently located within a day’s drive of San Francisco and Los Angeles, and 120 minutes from the Central Coast, Fresno is at the center of numerous recreational activities. As California’s fifth largest city, Fresno also offers many cultural opportunities stemming from area museums, restaurants, and festivals, with a lower cost of living than found in other California locales. 

Expected Salary range from$240,000 to $282,000 with consideration given tocandidate's qualifications, credentials, and experience; and may include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus.  

Selected candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), and if approved, receive up to $200k in school loan repayment. 

The VA offers Physicians and all employeesindustry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice & favorable work-life-family balance. 

Paid Time Off:50-55 days of annual paid time offer 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) 

Insuranceto include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA;Flexible Spending Accounts;Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insuranceavailable as an option  
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  

Click here to schedule time to speak with Greg   

For additional information please contact Gregory.Salmon@va.gov Call/Text (321) 679-7080 

 As required byExecutive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to befully vaccinatedagainst COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your start date. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement using the reasonable accommodation process. 



Job Information

  • Job ID: 64395341
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Fresno, California, United States
  • Position Title: Nephrologist
  • Company Name For Job: VA Central California Heath Care System
  • Industry: Other
  • Job Function: Medical
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite

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