Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1137408

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 and leadership positions 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.  VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life.  VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Duties

The Veteran Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System (VANJHCS) in East Orange, New Jersey is seeking a part-time, board certified/board eligible attending staff physician to serve in Surgical Service Plastic Surgery Section. The duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the  following:

  • Assess patients in clinic and perform surgery as needed.
  • Provide consultation on Wards.
  • Provide on-call services.
  • Other duties as assigned within the clinical privileges to meet the needs of the medical center.

The successful candidate must possess sufficient clinical knowledge and experience to provide  competent and institutional standards of care, and must have good interpersonal skills to deal  harmoniously with staff, patients and family members. The candidate must have the necessary  qualifications to teach and supervise surgical residents. Additional preferred experience includes  fellowship training, Plastic Surgery research and publications, and experience in an academic facility.  Must be computer literate and be able to learn to utilize the computerized patient record system.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, Rotating Tour (part-time)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  See VA Handbook 5005, Part III, Chapter 2, paragraph 7, and VA Handbook 5019, Occupational Health Services. All applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No