Job Overview

Summary

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 America's Veterans

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 "exceed expectations."

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 health care.

Duties

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 – nallicheri.venkataramanan@va.gov
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)

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

US Citizens and Non Citizens

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