Dedicated to 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 organizational excellence.
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1942030
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
The Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System is looking for a full time orthopedic surgeon. Will serve as attending physician in orthopedic clinic to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients. Experience in shoulder surgery is essential especially arthroscopic shoulder surgery and shoulder replacements including reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. Fellowship in shoulder/sports is an advantage. The Orthopedic Surgeon is responsible for providing Orthopedic on-call services with the other orthopedic surgeons. Will participate in physician assistant supervision along with the other orthopedic surgeons. Will perform administrative assignments as necessary.
Clinical contact Chief of Orthopedics firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph: 520-792-1450 ext 6107.
Federal Benefits for Full Time Physicians:
- 26 days paid vacation per year
- 13 days sick leave per year
- 10 paid holidays
- 15 days military leave per year for active reservists and National Guard
- Health and Life Insurance (may elect coverage into retirement)
- Pay for performance up to an amount equal to 7.5% of annual pay up to $15,000
- Authorized Absence for Continuing Medical Education (Full-time staff only)
- Liability protection for Federal Employees
- Retirement-Federal Annuity Plan
- Thrift Savings Plan (TSP-tax deferred savings plan)