Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):1943556
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC is seeking an outstanding Physician in Neurology Service. The position is 4/8 (20 hours/week) general neurologist to work in the neurology outpatient clinic, and provide resident supervision.
Preferred candidate will have the academic experience to warrant a faculty appoint at our affiliate, the Medical University of SC, at the professor or associate professor level. Requirements for appointment can be reviewed at the following web address: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/faculty_senate/handbook/handbook.pdf
The position is located in Charleston, SC - tucked along the Atlantic coastline and amid the ever bustling Harbor, Historic Downtown Charleston is the mecca of this historic city, housing various art galleries, boutiques, and historic sites along with renowned medical centers such as the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), our academic affiliate partner. For the past two years, the Ralph H. Johnson VA achieved an overall annual 5-Star rating according to VA's Strategic Analytics for Improvement and Learning Value (SAIL) model. The Charleston VA is also ranked in the top 10th percentile according to the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS). HEDIS is an independent review that measures performance of 90 percent of America's health plans and facilities in both the public and private sector on dimensions of care and service. The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is the first VA National Tele-Mental Health Hub providing care for Veterans across the U.S. The 149-bed hospital includes six community based outpatient clinics, a 20-bed nursing home, women's health, and the full range of inpatient and outpatient care, including medical and surgical intensive care. The VAMC provides more than 875,000 outpatient visits and approximately 4,400 in-patient stays annually. With more than 2,500 employees, Charleston VA has an annual budget of $458 million, research funding of more than $22 million, and more than 100 principal investigators participating in approximately 300 research studies. For more information, visit www.charleston.va.gov.
Work Schedule:8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday and Tuesday, 8:00 am - 12:00 noon Wednesday. Hours may be negotiable.
***THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL THE VACANCY IS FILLED. IT MAY BE EXTENDED OR CLOSED PRIOR TO THE CURRENT CLOSING DATE. 1ST CUTOFF DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS 05/04/2017. AFTER THAT DATE, APPLICATIONS WILL BE REFERRED AS REQUESTED BY MANAGEMENT.***