Job Overview

Summary

Southern charm, hospitality and history imbue Charleston, one of the most well-preserved cities in the United States.

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):  880106

OUR MISSION:  To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have  borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.  

 How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?  Located in the historic part of the city of Charleston, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center serves more than 53,000 veterans in 22 counties along the South Carolina and Georgia coastline in our main Medical Center or one of six community-based outpatient clinics.   The main Medical Center provides acute medical, surgical, and psychiatric inpatient care, as well as outpatient primary and mental health care to low country veterans who require more than 659,000 outpatient visits and approximately 4,300 inpatient stays annually.  The 117 bed hospital currently operates 96 beds and a 28 bed nursing home unit.  Charleston VAMC supports the Vet Centers in North Charleston, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia.

The VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC, has a vacancy for a part-time physician in the specialty of Surgical Oncology/Colon/Rectal Surgery and be proficient in Open and Endovascular surgery with . robotic surgery experience.

This is a part time position working 20 hours per Week on a Flexible Schedule

Your salary and grade will be determined by the Professional Standards Board (PSB).  The PSB is a peer review process.  The PSB will review your individual qualifications, education, professional training/internship(s) and professional experience to determine the most appropriate salary and grade based on your individual accomplishments.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL THE VACANCY IS FILLED.  IT MAY BE EXTENDED OR CLOSED PRIOR TO THE CURRENT CLOSING DATE.  1ST CUTOFF DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS 5/222013.

Minimum to maximum salary quotes are based on full time employment.  Part time salaries are prorated.

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.

Duties

A vacancy exists in the Surgical Service of the VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, for a part-time Urologist to work 20 hours per week.  Preferred applicants should be board eligible/certified Urologists who have experience in all areas of urology and have expertise in robotic surgery.  Because the successful candidate will be working with residents in a urology training program, he/she should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Medical University of SC.  Clinical research opportunities are possible.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants for this position should be board eligible/board certified in urology, have experience in all areas of urology and have particular expertise in robotic surgery, and be eligible for a joint appointment at the Medical University of South Carolina.