The Providence VA Medical Center is seeking a Chief of Cardiology to join the Medical Service Line. The Cardiology section is one of the largest sections in Medicine with 19 clinics/week, over 7000 outpatient visits, 600 stress test and 2400 echocardiograms/ year. The VA is a teaching site for both preventive cardiology and general cardiology fellows. Part-time and full-time faculty includes nine cardiologists with appointment at the Alpert Medical School. The faculty have a robust research portfolio (VA and NIH) spanning basic, clinical and health services research with a yearly budget of over $4.2 million in 2021 The successful candidate must qualify for a full-time medical faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor/ Professor in the Department of Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Minimum requirements include medical licensure, board certification in cardiovascular diseases, strong clinical background in cardiovascular diseases, excellence in patient care and teaching, a national or international reputation in the field and a commitment to scholarly participation in the cardiovascular diseases research program at the Providence VA Medical Center, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute and/or The Warren Alpert Medical School. Experience in leading a clinical, academic or research program is highly desirable. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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: 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 Work Schedule: TBD
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.