Department of Veterans Affairs

Non-invasive Cardiologist //Sign on Bonus, Great Work/Life Balance, Education Debt Repayment Plan//

Poplar Bluff, MO


John J. Pershing Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Job Highlights

  • Loan Repayment or Assistance Offered
  • Any State License Accepted
  • No Call Required
  • Seeking a Non-Invasive Cardiologist to care for Veterans in gorgeous Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

    We offer you an outstanding Federal & VA benefits package, such as 49 days off annually, performance pay, maternity/paternity leave & recruitment incentives, and much more.

    The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO seeks a non-invasive cardiologist to offer a patient-centered, full range of cardiology services to a diverse group of veterans in outpatient, inpatient, and urgent care settings.

    We seek a provider that can perform stress test procedures (nuclear, chemical, and routine treadmill), and read echocardiograms, Holter monitors, and EKGs. Offer care in the Congestive Heart Failure clinic for a ½ day each week & perform cardiac clearance for surgery. In addition, perform video voice Connect and telecardiology visits in addition to face-to-face clinic visits.

    The typical day of care is 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday with an average of ten patients per day working alongside friendly competent staff, and with an additional cardiologist makeup of the cardiology department. NO weekend call coverage.

    The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center is a non-academic facility; however, we receive and teach students from the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine from neighboring Jonesboro, Arkansas.

    Interested: Please forward your CV and let's schedule a time to discuss this opportunity anytime.

    The location is "The Gateway to the Ozarks" which is the typical name for Popular Bluff, Missouri. We are a mid-size small town with many attractions, shopping, and lots of recreational & leisurely things to do. The closest international airport is in St. Louis, MO, and Memphis, TN.

    Recruitment Incentives: This position may be eligible for a recruitment incentive and the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement, in addition to Performance Pay up to $15k.

    Benefits Bullets: VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance coverage, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.).

    John J. Pershing VA Medical Center is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. Together, we strive to create and maintain a working and learning environment that promotes professional growth and teamwork. We offer an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming environment where we celebrate our individual differences and unite as a team toward a common goal of providing outstanding service to our Nation's Veterans.

    About Department of Veterans Affairs

    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. Find out what VA can offer you.

    Compensation Details


    Annual salary - $380K - $400K (negotiable) + annual performance bonus up to additional $15K + full benefits below In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, the VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes: Paid time off, including: 208 hours (5.2 weeks) paid annual leave - accrual starting on your first day 104 hours (2.6 weeks) paid sick leave - accrual starting on your first day (no limit on accrual) 11 paid federal holidays Insurance: Health, Dental, Vision Federal Retirement Plan: VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years’ service

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    Posted January 22, 2024