1 license/50 States- 49 days paid time off annually!
Outstanding Quality of Life -Wonderful benefits
Seeking a dynamic Chief of Rehabilitation for the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. This 1A facility, administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), located 12 miles west of downtown Chicago. This position entails possible academic appointment at Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.
Preferred Experience: Management experience; experience in management of multiple complex rehabilitation programs, including leadership of multiple disciplines: Audiology & Speech Pathology, Blind Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Prosthetics & Sensory Aides Service (PSAS). Over 5 years of clinical experience; professor or associate professor academic appointment.
The Service Chief is administratively responsible for the operation of the Rehabilitation Service and its clinical and research efforts, as appropriate. In addition, the Service Chief is responsible for assuring the service performs according to applicable Veterans Health Administration performance standards.
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
5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k); 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; and you do not have to pay a penny for malpractice insurance because you are covered by the federal government if a claim arises.
VA Total Compensation: VA physicians enjoy all the above-mentioned benefits which increase total compensation by an average of 39% over your annual salary.
Medical License: A clean, valid medical license from any US State or Territory is all that is required to practice medicine in a VA Federal Hospital anywhere in the nation.
Salaries: VA Physician salaries are determined by a compensation panel of physicians at the facility where you practice medicine. VA salaries are very competitive and are based on physician salaries of the local market, your experience and credentials as a physician.
Job Satisfaction: VA Physicians enjoy the luxury of practicing medicine with the latest technologies and do so with no overhead costs, staff to pay, no rent on a building and no filing insurance claims. A 40-hour work week makes this a dream job for a physician with lots of time off for family and friends.
Edward Hines Junior Hospital 5000 South 5th Avenue Hines, IL 60141
Internal Number: MD/DO
About Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
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.