Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1195642

Enjoy Hawaii’s warm and tranquil waters, hike and conquer its beautiful vast mountains. There’s so much to see and do, you’re never far away from just what you’re looking for on Oahu. With perfect climate all year round, exquisite and diverse cuisine, and a fresh new multicultural outlook, Hawaii is the paradise you’ve been searching for. You’ll 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

Duties

The 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:

•       Provide 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 system.

•       Involvement in all aspects of heath care pertaining to the musculoskeletal system. They use medical, physical, and rehabilitative methods as well as surgery.

•       Work 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.

•       Travel 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 Rim.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel to Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, Guam and American Samoa is required

Relocation Authorized

  • No