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    Summary

    The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System Surgery Service is recruiting a Staff Neurosurgeon. The provider triages, examines, diagnoses,resuscitates, stabilizes, treats or directs a course of treatment for a wide range of patients from the healthy young to the geriatric patient.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • The provider triages, examines, diagnoses, resuscitates, stabilizes, treats or directs a course of treatment for a wide range of patients from the healthy young to the geriatric patient, or from seriously ill to the severely traumatized.
    • Examines patients and orders appropriate tests to evaluate patients, chief complaint and related complaints; ascertains medical needs and initiates action to provide needed services.
    • Coordinates admission of patient to hospital with accepting staff physician.
    • Performs authorized procedures such as Lumbar puncture, Tracheostomy (emergency), Incision and drainage of simple abscesses, Suturing of lacerations, Closed cardiac massage, Endoscopy, Craniotomies, Aneurysms, AVM's, Tumors, Trauma, Infection-Hemorrhage, Stereotaxic procedures, Biopsy, Lesions, Implants, Laminectomies, Decompression and disk, Tumors-infection, Anterior spine procedures, & Decompression and disk, and Spinal Fusion.
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM, additional on-call coverage may be required. Compressed Schedule: May be available.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: May be authorized for well-qualified candidates.
    Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements, and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

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    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542608200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.