Gastroenterologist VA Medical Center Memphis, Tennessee
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VA Medical Center Memphis is seeking a full-time board certified or board eligible Gastroenterology Physician. Advanced endoscopy training is desired but not required. The incumbent must have interest in contributing to the educational activities of the Gastroenterology section and should have qualifications sufficient for a faculty appointment at our academic affiliate, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Research experience is desirable and research interests are encouraged. Incumbent may have limited in-patient medicine responsibilities.
The VAMC has a large, well-funded research and development program, including studies in biomedical research, health services, clinical and cooperative studies, and rehabilitation, all of which enhance the medical center's ability to provide state-of-the-art medical techniques and treatments to veterans with Memphis being among the largest biomedical research hubs in the nation.
The city of Memphis has an International Airport, Home of Fed EX, International Paper, and Medtronic. The incumbent must hold an unrestricted medical license. Previous chief grade level of experience in the VA preferred. Memphis is the heart of the Mid-South, with a seasonal climate and has a lot to offer. There is no state income tax. The city offers a variety of activities for the most discriminating entertainment connoisseur: Beale Street, where the blues, jazz and rock meet on one street; Memphis in May International Festival; NBA Memphis Grizzlies; Memphis Redbirds; Mud Island; Graceland, home of Elvis Presley; several theaters, touring shows, music, art, science museums and a special children's museum; many parks, gardens, golf courses, lakes and nearby forests. Within easy commuting distance, you can choose to live in a stylish condo in downtown, complete with a view of the Mighty Mississippi River; a Victorian-style home; a bungalow in Midtown; or a newer home with a spacious yard in the suburbs. And no matter where you live, you can get around the city in a matter of minutes - not hours. There are more than 200 public, 50 private and parochial, and 28 optional schools, 9 major colleges and universities, and numerous vocational/technical schools.
Whether you're interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you'll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you'll get from caring for those who have served our country. In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, the VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes: Paid Time Off:
Federal Retirement Plan: