The Fargo VA Health Care System is a Level 2 Medical Center and a member of Veterans Integrated Service Network 23. This facility combines a 39-bed medical facility along with a 38 bed Community Living Center providing transitional care, both accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Fargo also has a Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits Office on campus, offering veterans the unique opportunity to obtain health care, benefits services, and Readjustment Counseling at one location. Due to the growing veteran population in our service area, ten Community Based Outpatient Clinics have been established. The Fargo Health Care System provides a wide spectrum of primary and tertiary acute and extended care inpatient and outpatient activities in an academic setting. The Fargo Health Care System has an active research program and has a successful affiliation with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.

VA Health Care System
Nov 01, 2019
Full time
The Fargo VA Health Care System is actively recruiting for a Chief of Staff to join our team.  This is an opportunity to practice in a highly collegial environment and at a facility  consistently recognized as one of the best in all of VA for “best places to work” on the All Employee Survey!  The Fargo VA is closely affiliated with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.  The Fargo/Moorhead area is a vibrant community featuring three universities, a thriving arts scene, festivals, shopping, night life and sports.   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: 26 days of paid annual (vacation/personal) leave – you can carry over up to 240 hours into a new year 13 days of paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over! Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!  10 Paid federal holidays with pay Insurance: Health Insurance : VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Dental & Vision : Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA) VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts , which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government. Long-term care insurance is available as an option Federal Retirement Plan: VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits ( pension ); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee's salary Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2016, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000 , while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000 The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions , depending on the amount of the employee contribution For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel Disability Retirement Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service Education Debt Repayment Program:  Maximum award amount up to $200,000  For more information or to apply e-mail your cv or call me direct.
VA Health Care System
Oct 17, 2019
Full time
The Fargo VA Health Care System is actively recruiting for a full time staff Vascular Surgeon to join our established team.     This is an opportunity to practice in a highly collegial environment and at a facility  consistently recognized as one of the best in all of VA for “best places to work” on the All Employee Survey!  The Fargo VA is closely affiliated with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.  A successful applicant may seek and reasonably expect a faculty appointment.  Teaching as well as research opportunities exist for physicians who wish to pursue these professional interests.  The Fargo/Moorhead area is a vibrant community featuring three universities, a thriving arts scene, festivals, shopping, night life and sports.   Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Enjoy a superb quality of life. VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance. VA does so through predictable scheduling, reduced paperwork, the elimination of billing hassles, and lifting the burden of liability coverage. Our physicians do so by using their generous vacation/personal leave. 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: 208 Hours paid annual (vacation/personal) leave – you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year 104 Hours paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over! Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!  10 Paid federal holidays with pay Possible 5 Days paid Authorized Absence to attend CME Insurance: Health Insurance : VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Dental & Vision : Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA) VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts , which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government. Long-term care insurance is available as an option Federal Retirement Plan: VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits ( pension ); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee's salary Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2016, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000 , while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000 The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions , depending on the amount of the employee contribution For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel Disability Retirement Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service Thanks, Josh  Josh Layfield Physician Recruiter Fargo VA Health Care System 701 232-3241, ext 9-2353 Joshua.layfield@va.gov
VA Health Care System
Oct 17, 2019
Full time
The Fargo, North Dakota VA Health Care System is actively recruiting for a full time Psychiatrist to join our established team.     This is an opportunity to practice in a highly collegial environment and at a facility  consistently recognized as one of the best in all of VA for “best places to work” on the All Employee Survey!  The Fargo VA is closely affiliated with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.  A successful applicant may seek and reasonably expect a faculty appointment.  Teaching as well as research opportunities exist for physicians who wish to pursue these professional interests.  The Fargo/Moorhead area is a vibrant community featuring three universities, a thriving arts scene, festivals, shopping, night life and sports.   The Fargo VAHCS is part of a recently funded multi-site NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Research center called “the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DACCOTA)”. The goal of DACCOTA is to better understand cancer and its causes and to develop effective treatments for the disease by leveraging researchers and resources in North and South Dakota to promote translational research. Other participating sites are NDSU, USD, Sanford, Altru, and the coordinating site is at UND. There will be opportunities for mentoring junior researchers, collaborating with junior and senior researchers, applying for pilot funding, and participating in educational programs.  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 , we're also offering Recruitment,   Relocation, and Education Repayment Incentives.  The VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes: Paid Time Off: 26 days of paid annual (vacation/personal) leave – you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year 13 days of paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over! Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!  10 Paid federal holidays with pay 5 days authorized absence for CME Insurance: Health Insurance : VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Dental & Vision : Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA) VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts , which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government. Long-term care insurance is available as an option Federal Retirement Plan: VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits ( pension ); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee's salary Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2016, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000 , while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000 The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions , depending on the amount of the employee contribution For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel Disability Retirement Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service Education Debt Repayment Program:  Maximum award amount up to $200,000   For more information or to apply e-mail your cv or call me direct.   Thanks, Josh Josh Layfield Physician Recruiter Fargo VA Health Care System 701 232-3241, ext 9-2353 Joshua.layfield@va.gov
VA Health Care System
Oct 17, 2019
Full time
The Fargo, North Dakota VA Health Care System is actively recruiting for a  part time staff Hospitalist to join our established team.     This is an opportunity to practice in a highly collegial environment and at a facility  consistently recognized as one of the best in all of VA for “best places to work” on the All Employee Survey!  The Fargo VA is closely affiliated with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.  A successful applicant may seek and reasonably expect a faculty appointment.  Teaching as well as research opportunities exist for physicians who wish to pursue these professional interests.  The Fargo/Moorhead area is a vibrant community featuring three universities, a thriving arts scene, festivals, shopping, night life and sports.   The Fargo VAHCS is part of a recently funded multi-site NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Research center called “the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DACCOTA)”. The goal of DACCOTA is to better understand cancer and its causes and to develop effective treatments for the disease by leveraging researchers and resources in North and South Dakota to promote translational research. Other participating sites are NDSU, USD, Sanford, Altru, and the coordinating site is at UND. There will be opportunities for mentoring junior researchers, collaborating with junior and senior researchers, applying for pilot funding, and participating in educational programs.  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 , we're also offering Recruitment,   Relocation, and Education Repayment Incentives.  The VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes: Paid Time Off: 26 days of paid annual (vacation/personal) leave – you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year 13 days of paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over! Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!  10 Paid federal holidays with pay 5 days authorized absence for CME Insurance: Health Insurance : VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Dental & Vision : Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA) VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts , which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government. Long-term care insurance is available as an option Federal Retirement Plan: VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits ( pension ); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee's salary Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2016, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000 , while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000 The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions , depending on the amount of the employee contribution For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel Disability Retirement Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service Education Debt Repayment Program:  Maximum award amount up to $200,000   For more information or to apply e-mail your cv or call me direct. Thanks, Josh Josh Layfield Physician Recruiter Fargo VA Health Care System 701 232-3241, ext 9-2353 Joshua.layfield@va.gov
VA Health Care System
Oct 17, 2019
Full time
The Fargo, North Dakota VA Health Care System is actively recruiting for a full time staff Nephrologist to join our established team.     This is an opportunity to practice in a highly collegial environment and at a facility  consistently recognized as one of the best in all of VA for “best places to work” on the All Employee Survey!  The Fargo VA is closely affiliated with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.  A successful applicant may seek and reasonably expect a faculty appointment.  Teaching as well as research opportunities exist for physicians who wish to pursue these professional interests.  The Fargo/Moorhead area is a vibrant community featuring three universities, a thriving arts scene, festivals, shopping, night life and sports.   The Fargo VAHCS is part of a recently funded multi-site NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Research center called “the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DACCOTA)”. The goal of DACCOTA is to better understand cancer and its causes and to develop effective treatments for the disease by leveraging researchers and resources in North and South Dakota to promote translational research. Other participating sites are NDSU, USD, Sanford, Altru, and the coordinating site is at UND. There will be opportunities for mentoring junior researchers, collaborating with junior and senior researchers, applying for pilot funding, and participating in educational programs.  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 , we're also offering Recruitment,   Relocation, and Education Repayment Incentives.  The VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes: Paid Time Off: 26 days of paid annual (vacation/personal) leave – you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year 13 days of paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over! Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!  10 Paid federal holidays with pay 5 days authorized absence for CME Insurance: Health Insurance : VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Dental & Vision : Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA) VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts , which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government. Long-term care insurance is available as an option Federal Retirement Plan: VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits ( pension ); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee's salary Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2016, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000 , while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000 The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions , depending on the amount of the employee contribution For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel Disability Retirement Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service Education Debt Repayment Program:  Maximum award amount up to $200,000   For more information or to apply e-mail your cv or call me direct. Thanks, Josh  Josh Layfield Physician Recruiter Fargo VA Health Care System 701 232-3241, ext 9-2353 Joshua.layfield@va.gov
VA Health Care System
Oct 17, 2019
Full time
The Fargo, North Dakota VA Health Care System is actively recruiting for a full time Primary Care Gap Provider  to join our established team.     This is an opportunity to practice in a highly collegial environment and at a facility  consistently recognized as one of the best in all of VA for “best places to work” on the All Employee Survey!  The Fargo VA is closely affiliated with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.  A successful applicant may seek and reasonably expect a faculty appointment.  Teaching as well as research opportunities exist for physicians who wish to pursue these professional interests.  The Fargo/Moorhead area is a vibrant community featuring three universities, a thriving arts scene, festivals, shopping, night life and sports.   The Fargo VAHCS is part of a recently funded multi-site NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Research center called “the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DACCOTA)”. The goal of DACCOTA is to better understand cancer and its causes and to develop effective treatments for the disease by leveraging researchers and resources in North and South Dakota to promote translational research. Other participating sites are NDSU, USD, Sanford, Altru, and the coordinating site is at UND. There will be opportunities for mentoring junior researchers, collaborating with junior and senior researchers, applying for pilot funding, and participating in educational programs.  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 , we're also offering Recruitment,   Relocation, and Education Repayment Incentives.  The VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes: Paid Time Off: 26 days of paid annual (vacation/personal) leave – you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year 13 days of paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over! Unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!  10 Paid federal holidays with pay 5 days authorized absence for CME Insurance: Health Insurance : VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Dental & Vision : Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA) VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts , which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government. Long-term care insurance is available as an option Federal Retirement Plan: VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits ( pension ); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan How is the pension funded? VA employees hired after January 1, 2014 automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 8.3% of the employee's salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 12.7% of the employee's salary Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2016, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $18,000 , while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $24,000 The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions , depending on the amount of the employee contribution For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel Disability Retirement Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service Education Debt Repayment Program:  Maximum award amount up to $200,000   For more information or to apply e-mail your cv or call me direct. Thanks, Josh  Josh Layfield Physician Recruiter Fargo VA Health Care System 701 232-3241, ext 9-2353 Joshua.layfield@va.gov