Patient-Centered Care, the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System (SAVAHCS) is a
state of the art network of health care facilities throughout Southern Arizona
comprised of the medical center in Tucson, Arizona and seven Community Based
Outpatient Clinics in Casa Grande, Green Valley, Safford, Sierra Vista, Yuma,
Northwest and Southeast Tucson. Through an environment of compassion,
education, and research, SAVAHCS is a national model of clinical and
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1882233
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
How would you like to become a part of a team providing
compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA physician, 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.
VA encourages persons
with disabilities to apply
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/.
The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System honors America's
Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
Are YOU the one?
We expect members of the SAVAHCS team to continually meet the VISN
22 Quality Standards.
Safety: SAFETY comes first!
Kindness: Treat Veterans, families, guests and SAVAHCS team members
with compassion, respect and dignity.
Performance Excellence: Give your personal best and strive to
Presentation: Demonstrate professionalism, positive attitude and passion.
Stewardship: Accept responsibility for the duties entrusted to you,
maintain the environment and support the SAVAHCS tradition of exceptional
Tucson VA is the principal teaching affiliate with the University of Arizona
Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Medical students, residents,
and fellows rotate at our facility. Therefore, the selected candidate
must also qualify for an appointment with the University of Arizona.
The Tucson VA is a tertiary care facility providing a full range of clinical
services including cardiac surgery and neurosurgery. It has been a flagship
quality provider within the VA and was a 2012 winner of the prestigious Robert
W. Carey Performance Excellence Award.
Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System (SAVAHCS) seeks clinicians eager to
practice clinical dermatology in an outpatient academic teaching environment.
SAVAHCS is a tertiary referral center for VA facilities in VISN 22, and is the
principal teaching affiliate of the University of Arizona, College of Medicine.
In addition to state-of-the-art clinical care programs, residents and fellows
from the University of Arizona training programs, including the dermatology
training program get a large part of their experience at SAVAHCS. Mohs
surgery fellows from the University of Arizona also undergo Mohs training at
SAVAHCS. Research opportunities are available including clinical outcome
trials, and translational and basic science research. Clinicians actively participate
in teaching of residents and students. Tele-medicine consultative care and
outreach is provided to community based clinics. Clinical Contact: Raymond L.
Kacich, M.D., Chief, Medicine Care Line, (520) 629-1848, or e-mail
Benefits for Physicians:
paid vacation per year
sick leave per year
military leave per year for active reservists and National Guard
and Life Insurance (may elect coverage into retirement)
performance up to an amount equal to 7.5% of annual pay up to $15,000
Absence for Continuing Medical Education
Employee Retirement-Further Revised Annuity Employee Plan (FERS-FRAE)
Savings Plan (TSP-tax deferred savings plan)