Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 814715 (Include on all documents)

Salary: To be determined by Professional Standard Board of your peers and based on your education and experience.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans.

Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.

If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).

America's Veterans need you!

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This is an open continuous announcement.  Applications will be referred every 30 days from opening date until position has been filled.

Note1: Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Appointment and salary of Tilte 38 positions are subject to recommendation of the Professional Standards Board and approval by the Medical Center Director.

Note2: This position is a temporary position not to exceed two (2) years, however may be extended and made permanent though not guaranteed. 

Note3: Work schedule may vary depending on the hiring facility.

The Miami VA Healthcare System in conjunction with the University Of Miami Department Of Orthopedic Surgery is seeking a full-time Orthopedic Surgeon assigned to the Operative Care Service to serve as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery.    The candidate must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Orthopedics.   The incumbent will be primarily responsible for coverage of the orthopedic service and is expected to have extensive experience in performing primary/revision joint surgery, shoulder surgery and arthroscopy.  Duties for this position will include seeing patients in an outpatient and inpatient setting, performing surgery, quality improvement initiative and teaching fellows, residents, and medical students.   A strong commitment to academic pursuits and clinical or basic research is preferred.   Successful candidates must have credentials to qualify for faculty appointment in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine.   The position requires an M.D. degree, current Licensure in any state.   Position will entail travel to referral facilities on a regular basis.   The successfully candidate must qualify for a full-time VA appointment and an adjunct faculty appointment at the Clinical Assistant Professor Level with the University of Miami School of Medicine.

Travel Required

  • Not Required