Electrophysiologist -Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Salary: Up to $400,000 with benefits
Hospital, Public and Private
Health Care System
Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary.
Internal Number: CBSY-11246645-21-YY
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more.
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System, a major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota, has an opening for a Staff Electrophysiologist in our Cardiology section. The Cardiac electrophysiology (EP) section consists of 3 full time Academic Electrophysiologists, 3 NPs and 4 dedicated device clinic RNs, who jointly care for a high volume of patients. We perform an entire spectrum of EP procedures including novel device therapies / physiologic pacing, all kinds of ablations, ethanol infusion, coil embolization, therapies for complex VT, including epicardial VT ablation, and structural procedures such as LA appendage closure. In addition, we have a strong research portfolio (both multicenter trials and investigator initiated clinical and pre-clinical studies).
The candidates must be a Board Eligible / Board-Certified Cardiac Electrophysiologists and must demonstrate significant expertise in all facets of cardiac electrophysiology. Formal fellowship training and/or significant experience as the primary operator in advanced ablations, particularly atrial fibrillation ablation, is important. The successful candidate will need to show academic excellence, as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications, presentations at major scientific meetings and/or active participation in ongoing research. The selected candidate will have an academic appointment through the University of Minnesota at a level that is appropriate with academic achievements. There will be significant opportunities to participate in the teaching of students, residents and fellows, both cardiology and electrophysiology.
We can support really exceptional candidates for the J1 VISA waiver related process.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be authorized. Amount to be determined. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
License: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Additional Requirement: The candidates must be a Board Eligible / Board-Certified Cardiac Electrophysiologists and must demonstrate significant expertise in all facets of cardiac electrophysiology.
Minneapolis VA Health Care System (VAHCS) is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research. As a VA physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips.