Urologist opportunity with Loan Repayment at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Wichita, KS

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyUrology
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J1 or H1
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentYes
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedNone

Urologist opportunity with Loan Repayment at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Wichita, KS

The Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center is seeking to add a Urologist to Join out team.  This opportunity offers Loan Repayment.  Come and Practice Patient Centered Care while enjoying an excellent work life balance and the unmatched satisfaction of providing for our Nation’s Heroes.  The Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 2 facility located in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita is the largest city in Kansas with a metropolitan population of 500,000. The Medical Center serves Veterans living in 59 counties of the state. The Medical Center also operates six Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Hays, Salina, Hutchinson, Dodge City, Liberal, and Parsons.

The Medical Center is a primary and secondary care facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, secondary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cardiology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, visual impairment and low vision rehabilitation, spinal cord dysfunction, TBI, polytrauma, pain management, PTSD, homeless, MHICM, prosthetic laboratory/orthotics, and extended care services.

Interested or know someone that may be interested? Contact: Kenneth.mitchell3@va.gov

 

Community

Welcome to the Heart of the Country!

Wichita, Kansas, recently ranked #1 most uniquely American City by Newsmax magazine, features countless activities and many exciting attractions that will make you proud to call Wichita, "home". As the state's largest city, Wichita is a culturally-diverse community with attractions such as museums, galleries, opera, and ballet as well as recreational activities including private and public golf courses and sporting events. Wichita provides residents affordability, short and easy commutes, and a high level of public safety for families. Wichita is also proud of its exceptional educational opportunities- attributes you simply can't find in most metro areas.

US News Link "What's it like to live in Wichita, KS"

https://www.frommers.com/destinations/kansas/attractions/overview

 

Benefits

Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:

  • 49 days paid time off annually including; 26 days paid vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid holidays and 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
  • on average federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance
  • possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually
  • VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement
  • No malpractice insurance as you are covered by the federal tort law
  • up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k)

 

Health and Retirement:  https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance

 

About the VA

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.

 

If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to:

Kenneth.mitchell3@va.gov

 

 

About the VA

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S.Territories.

More than 7.9 million Veterans, their family members, and survivors are enrolled in the VA Health System, with more than 6.3 million seeking treatment each year. Currently, that annual treatment involves 773,600 inpatient visits and 60 million outpatient visits. About 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work in interdisciplinary care teams to deliver those patient services daily.

VA's patient population crosses a wide spectrum of individuals, from elderly World War II Veterans, to baby boomer Vietnam Vets, to today's younger heroes who served during the Gulf War era and in the present day Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. VA also serves a growing number of women Veterans, who currently account for seven percent of the total Veteran population.

The Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center & Regional Office Center is a primary and secondary care facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, secondary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, visual impairment, spinal cord dysfunction, prosthetic laboratory and extended care services. The medical center serves veterans living in 59 counties of the state.

Wichita's 2006 estimated population of 361,420 made it the 51st largest city in the country and the most populous city in Kansas. Wichita has a number of art and historical museums, a zoo, and a planetarium. In the 20th century, aircraft pioneers such as Clyde Cessna and Walter Beech began projects that would lead to Wichita’s establishment as the ’Air Capital of the World’. Wichita has evolved into a cultural and entertainment center.

The downtown district offers nightclubs, restaurants, shopping centers, museums and parks. A 15,000 seat arena in the middle of Wichita is under construction with completion slated for January 2010. Several universities are in Wichita, the largest being Wichita State University with an enrollment of 15,000 students. McConnell Air Force Base is nearby.In July 2006, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Wichita 9th on its list of the 10 best U.S. big cities in which to live. In 2008, MSN Real Estate ranked Wichita 1st on its list of most affordable cities. Wichita has won the national distinction of All American City not once...but four times!

VA Benefits

Paid Time Off:

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 10 paid Federal holidays per year
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses

Insurance:

  • 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-RAE basic benefits (pension), and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
  • How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee’s salary
  • Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2020, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $19,500, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $25,500.
  • 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

Facility & Address

  • Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center
  • 5500 East Kellogg Ave Wichita KS 67218

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