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Physician Hospitallist Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

Physician Hospitallist Job in SAN ANTONIO, TX

Vacancy No. 671-17-1884568-TJR-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,957.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/19/2017 Close Date 1/18/2018
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Physician (Hospitallist)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • San Antonio, TX
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Thursday 1/19/2017

Closes Thursday 1/18/2018

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
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Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): T1884568
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.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

San Antonio is a diverse city that offers warm weather year round and a very reasonable cost of living. This is partially due to the absence of a state income tax. There is always something to do in San Antonio, whether it is the museums, the Riverwalk, hundreds of restaurants, or catching a Spurs game.  There are also an abundance of outdoor activities and lakes within a short drive.  

For information about the city of San Antonio Texas please visit http://www.sanantonio.gov/

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) is comprised of two inpatient campuses: the Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital in San Antonio and the Kerrville VA Hospital in Kerrville, Texas. The STVHCS serves one of the largest primary service areas in the nation, with 63 counties, and is part of the VA Heart of Texas Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 17), with offices located in Arlington, Texas. Providing a service to Veterans with a working staff of more than 3,100 employees, South Texas provides health care services for 93,000 Veterans. The STVHCS is a facility providing primary, secondary and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. It also supports a 90 bed Extended Care Therapy Center, a 30-bed Spinal Cord Injury Center, an eight-bed Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, and a Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center. Affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the system has an active ambulatory care program with numerous satellite outpatient clinics.VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.

A relocation or recruitment incentive MAY be authorized for highly qualified candidates

The payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Applications that are received by 11:59 PM (EST) on or before February 2, 2017 , will be considered first. If no selection is made from the first group of applications, applications that are received after February 2, 2017, will be reviewed and referred for consideration as necessary.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.


The STVHCS is looking for a Hospitalist. The position is located at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital in San Antonio, TX.   If you are looking to practice medicine where the patient's needs are number one priority and not a profit margin, this is the position for you. You will also have a great work/life balance.

Medicine service at the Audie L. Murphy Veterans Hospital currently consists of 17 hospitalists, 2 Nocturnist, 2 Nurse practitioners, other subspecialties and addition nursing and administrative staff. The facility has 300+ inpatient beds.  Medicine service also has a strong teaching affiliation with University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA.)   Academic appointment with UTHSCSA may be expected. Supervision of Nurse Practitioners is required.

Scope of Duties:

In addition to observances of Federal, National and local regulatory, policy, and accreditation requirements governing this Health Care System, this position encompasses the following examples of responsibilities overseen by their Section Chief.

Administrative Duties: Leadership, Human Resources, Staff management, Time/Leave management, and Clinical management.

Clinical Duties: Patient care, Medical/Clinical knowledge, Clinical judgment, Interpersonal and communication skills, Professionalism, and system based practice.

Education: Practitioners are expected to show effectiveness in teaching, monitor and coordinate educational activities, and comply with necessary trainee supervision.

Research Duties (If applicable): Physician researchers will show an ability to identify and define  significant research and developmental problems, to plan and execute a precise research program, and to generate effective reports and results worthy of publication.

Duty Hours: 

   ·  Average 40 hours per week.

   ·  38-42 weeks of inpatient care per year

   ·  On call may be required depending on assignment

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Todd Rich
Phone: (210)617-5300x17973


VHA South Texas HCS San Antonio
San Antonio

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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