Dermatologist - Work/Life Balance - Fresno, California VA

Fresno, California
Jan 24, 2023
Position Type

The Fresno California VA is actively searching for a Dermatologist to help care for our Veterans – American’s Heroes.

The VA offers Physicians and all employees industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance.

 The Dermatologist physician's primary duties include assessing, consulting, and treating patients with dermatological diseases who present at the facility. The physician must have expertise and experience with dermatological procedures. Some common dermatologic procedure used to test for diseases are biopsies, including punch, shave, and excision biopsy; microbiological culture (often called a skin culture); skin allergy patch testing, and Wood's lamp examination. Other dermatologic procedures are used to remove or treat benign or cancerous skin lesions. Cryotherapy, curettage, cyst excision, electrodessication, phototherapy, and skin tag removal are examples of the types of methods physicians use to destruct, remove, or treat skin for a wide variety of diseases and conditions. There are also other procedures such as general local anesthesia and suturing, that are routinely used in conjunction with other common dermatological procedures like skin biopsy, curettage, cyst excision. The results from these tests can be used to either confirm or rule out a diagnosis, such as skin cancer or a fungal skin infection.

The physician participates in research and education/training activities. The physician must meet requirements for academic appointment with UCSF (University of California San Francisco) Fresno Medical Education Program. The incumbent will be involved in the education and training of residents, fellows, medical students, and non-physician clinical trainees, participating in ground rounds, and lectures. Administrative, direct patient care, teaching, and research are all integrated into the activities and decision processes of the staff Dermatologist physician.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm

Expected Salary range for well qualified Psychiatrist will range from $300,000 to $400,000, with consideration given to candidate's qualifications, credentials, and experience; and may include up to $15,000 in Annual Performance Bonus.

Selected candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), and if approved, receive up to $200k in school loan repayment.

Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year, and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)


Pension: Employees automatically contribute 4.4% the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee’s salary for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7%

401(k): Thrift Saving Plan (TSP) similar to a 401(k) savings, the Federal Government provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions. Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years’ service.

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

Community Information

Fresno is a great location that has an affordable housing market, no need to live in the Hussle and bustle of Northern or Southern California to enjoy it. Only 187 miles to San Francisco and 218 miles to Los Angeles. Two-hour flight to Vegas. Eight-hour scenic train ride to Lake Tahoe! Fresno has an unmatched diversity of natural beauty and recreational opportunities, not to mention its proximity to three national parks, national forests, and wilderness areas. Fresno County is known as the nation’s leading agricultural county, peppered with country trails and blossoming orchards, as well as lakes, rivers, foothills, and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Conveniently located within a day’s drive of San Francisco and Los Angeles, and 120 minutes from the Central Coast, Fresno is at the center of numerous recreational activities. As California’s fifth largest city, Fresno also offers many cultural opportunities stemming from area museums, restaurants, and festivals, with a lower cost of living than found in other California locales.

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For consideration, please contact: Call or Text (321) 689-7080

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your start date. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement using the reasonable accommodation process.

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