Physician (Regular Ft) - Vascular Surgeon
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: July 14, 2020
Recruitment Incentive or Relocation Incentive May Be Offered to
Highly Qualified Candidates
The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is seeking a full-time
board-certified vascular surgeon to join a large and expanding
surgery department. The practice involves all aspects of open and
endovascular surgery. Candidates must have strong academic
aspirations with focus on clinical and/or basic research and
Located in Las Vegas, VASNS is the newest VA Medical Center in the
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department
of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or
institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can
verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If
you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements,
you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your
transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For
further information, visit:
time will be spent in the Vascular Clinic and Operating Room. The
applicant is expected to share call with the other physicians from
the Vascular Surgery Section.
We will strive to give you the tools, resources and freedom needed
to get the best possible outcome for our patients. In addition to
state-of-the-art hybrid operating room, we offer a competitive
salary and a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Competitive Salary
- Generous vacation time and other time off benefits
- Education leave
- Life insurance
- Major medical and dental coverage
- Disability income benefits
- Professional liability coverage
- Retirement and savings plan
- And many other benefits.
The incumbent will enjoy a comprehensive network of support,
including four other major medical centers, state of the art hybrid
OR/vascular suite, electronic medical records system and
The duties will include, but not be restricted to:
- Seeing patients in the Vascular Surgery Clinic;
- Performing surgical procedures in the OR;
- Reading vascular studies;
- Taking call along with the other Surgeons from the
- Teaching Surgery Residents and Medical Students;
- Reviewing medical records;
- Provide tutorials to other staff including Nursing.
The duties will include daily rounds, outpatient clinics,
surgeries, and call coverage.Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am
- 4:00 pm. The incumbent is expected to share call with the other
physicians from the Vascular Surgery Section.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredTo qualify for this
position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date
of this announcement, 09/30/2020.
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed
when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance
with VA Policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting
from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The
degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by
the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course
of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or
surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United
States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved
by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core
specialty training program leading to eligibility for board
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II,
Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in
the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: The physician must be able to physically and
mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the
position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard
to themselves or others. Depending on the essential duties of a
specific position, usable vision, color vision, hearing, or speech
may be required. However, in most cases, a specific physical
condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an
applicant for appointment. The loss or impairment of a specific
function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a
prosthetic or mechanical aid.
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