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    The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is seeking a full-time, board certified Physician - Anesthesiologist. The right candidate will Lead our Superior Anesthesiology Division. This position is located in our Surgical and Integrated Clinical Communities working with Veterans throughout the facility. Provide your proven leadership to an established team of professional physicians who serve with compassion and excellence daily. Our veterans deserve the very best. They deserve you.

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    The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is seeking a gifted Anesthesiologist to Lead the Anesthesia Division of the Surgical and Integrated Clinical Communities. As Section Chief of Anesthesia, you will devote approximately 60% of your time to clinical anesthesia and 40% to administrative activities. The Minneapolis VA provides cutting-edge surgical and procedural care to veterans ranging from common outpatient procedures to complex cardiovascular, thoracic, general surgical, ENT, urologic, orthopedic, plastic and reconstructive, vascular, and gynecologic surgery.

    The successful applicant must have significant recent experience delivering cardiac anesthesia including placement of advanced central monitoring catheters using ultrasound guidance as well as use and interpretation of TEE; experience supervising/teaching residents and student nurse anesthetists; training/credentials sufficient to support eligibility for an academic appointment with the University of Minnesota.

    In addition, the successful applicant must have demonstrated experience in managing a busy anesthesia department/section.

    Include the provision of clinical anesthesia services, overseeing the activity of nurse anesthetists, as well as teaching anesthesiology residents and student nurse anesthetists. Administrative duties include, but are not limited to, staff recruitment and development, staff performance evaluations, working with the Chief Nurse Anesthetist to manage department work flow and personnel issues, participation in University of Minnesota activities related to anesthesia resident training, development of department policies and procedures, communication and implementation of medical center policies and initiatives, and participation on medical center committees.

    Possible Dual Appointment: This position may be considered for a dual appointment with the University of Minnesota. In that case, incumbent would be expected to work at both the Minneapolis VA and the University of Minnesota, and would need to meet requirements for separate appointments at each

    VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.

    Recruitment/Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Recruitment/Relocation Incentive authorized. Amount to be determined.

    Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more.

    Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
    Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
    Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
    Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
    Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
    CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement
    Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
    Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday with evening, night, weekend and holiday call shared with staff anesthesiologists.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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