The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) is seeking an intermittent neurosurgeon to join our neurosurgery program. SAVAHCS is the principal teaching affiliate with the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Medical students, residents, and fellows rotate at our facility. Elective neurosurgery is offered for patients from Arizona and New Mexico. Therefore, the selected candidate must also be eligible for an appointment with the University of Arizona. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing inpatient and outpatient neurosurgical care to adult patients and will coordinate referrals to appropriate community providers and/or facilities. Complex spine and neurovascular expertise preferred. The physician will ensure the provision of care to all neurosurgical patients directly or by consultation. The incumbent participates fully in: quality improvement, quality assurance, and utilization review activities and other medical staff activities as assigned within the Medical Center. The physician will fully comply with appropriate staff education and training. The successful candidate must possess sufficient clinical knowledge and experience to provide competent clinical care and must also have good interpersonal skills to deal harmoniously with staff, patients and family members. The incumbent must be proficient in the use of computerized systems related to patient care. Clinical Contact: Dr. Robert Lindberg (520)792-1450 ext. 6478 or e-mail: Robert.Lindberg3@va.gov Work Schedule: Intermittent employees have no prescheduled regular tour of duty and are compensated when services are provided. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.