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Physician / Hospitalist - Nocturnist / Washington / Permanent / Hospitalist (Nocturnist) Opportuniti

Seattle, Washington
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Hospitalist Opportunity VA Puget Sound HCS Seattle, WA

The VA Puget Sound Healthcare System is currently seeking Board-Certified/Board-Eligible Internist for full time Hospitalist-Nocturnist to work on the Night Medicine service which admits patients and provides night coverage (for patients on Medicine teams resident teaching teams and hospitalist service ), including the Medical Intensive Care Unit. The Night Medicine team includes an Internal Medicine senior resident and intern. Nocturnist will also supervise the Cardiology intern overnight.

We can only accept applications from candidates who are U.S. Citizens.

Key Requirements:
U.S. Citizenship
Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required in ANY U.S. State.
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal or Family Medicine.

Paid Time Off:
26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year
13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!
10 Federal holidays per year with pay
10 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)

Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available.
Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government.
Long-term care insurance is available as an option

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 basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
Disability Retirement
Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years service

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  • Job Reference: 701861477-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent