Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1195642
Enjoy Hawaiis warm and tranquil waters, hike
and conquer its beautiful vast mountains. Theres so much to see and do, youre
never far away from just what youre looking for on Oahu. With perfect climate
all year round, exquisite and diverse cuisine, and a fresh new multicultural
outlook, Hawaii is the paradise youve been searching for. Youll be working
with dedicated healthcare professionals in the most spectacular environment
available in America. The VA Pacific islands Health Care System warmly invites
you to begin your adventure and join our Ohana'.
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.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Eligible for a 12.25% Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA)* to be
added to the stated salary range.
*COLA is subject to change without notice
Physician position is located in the Specialty Care Service in Honolulu, Hawaii. The incumbent serves as an Orthopedic
Physician providing outpatient care for adult patients. Duties include, but are not limited to:
orthopedics medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, care, and
treatment of patients with disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments,
tendons, nerves, and skin. These elements make up the musculoskeletal
in all aspects of heath care pertaining to the musculoskeletal system. They use
medical, physical, and rehabilitative methods as well as surgery.
closely with other health care professionals and often serves as a consultant
to other physicians. Orthopaedic surgeons play an important role in the
organization and delivery of emergency care. They are members of the teams that
manage complex, multi-system trauma.
to CBOCs to provide orthopedic specialty care to patients.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds; light lifting, under 15 pounds;
light carrying, under 15 pounds; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both
hands required; standing (4 hours); both legs required; both eyes required;
ability to distinguish basic colors; ability to distinguish shades of colors;
hearing (aid permitted); disinfecting wipes; hand sanitizer; travel throughout Pacific
- Occasional Travel
- Occasional Travel to Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, Guam and American Samoa is required