Chief of Neurology

US Department of Veterans Affairs-Veterans Health Administration
Bay Pines, Florida
Aug 18, 2020
Sep 17, 2020

The Bay Pines, FL Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking an experienced neurologist to serve as the Chief of the Neurology Section.  The ideal candidate will have experience and/or interest in academic neurology, including education and research, as well as a dedication to patient and veteran care, though both academic and private practice candidates will be considered.  The chief is responsible for management and direct supervision of providers in neurology section, so prior supervisory experience is high desired.   You will serve on committees, participate in quality assurance programs and assist our facility in meeting established performance measures in the area of neurology.  

The Bay Pines VA is located on the beautiful west coast of Florida, eight miles northwest of the international resort community of St. Petersburg.  Bay Pines VA has a strong affiliation with the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, which provides rotating medical students.  The new Section Chief will have opportunity to considerably expand the clinical and academic missions of the neurology section.  Opportunities for an academic appointment at USF and part time work at the USF MCOM Department of Neurology are available.  


Sign on bonus up to $20K and assistance with payment of med school loans up to $200K.  


We offer:

  • Competitive pay based on training, experience and local labor market
  • Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K
  • Guaranteed salary increases
  • Licensure: 1 full & unrestricted active U.S. license 
  • CME: $1,000/year and 5 days of paid absence
  • Malpractice: VHA physicians are covered under federal tort laws 
  • No employment contracts, noncompete clauses, or restrictive covenants 
  • 26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time; 10 paid federal holidays 
  • Federal Retirement Plan 
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance options
  • Life Insurance
  • Nationwide Mobility – Relocate without loss of benefits 

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