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 The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) is seeking a full-time orthopedic surgeon with residency in orthopedics, and fellowship in orthopedic surgery. Completion of an accredited training program in orthopedics with additional independent experience in basic hand surgery, joint arthroplasty, trauma, and arthroscopy is needed. Successful candidates will have an outstanding clinical and academic track record with interest in the education of residents and fellows. Teaching trainees is a major component of this position. Selection will be made based on experience, leadership, and ability to perform a wide range of orthopedic procedures, including hand trauma. The VABHS Orthopedics department is affiliated with Harvard Medical School (HMS), and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Credentials should allow for appointment as an Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School or Boston University School of Medicine. Candidates must be Board Eligible, or American Board Certified in orthopedics, and possess a full, active, and unrestricted license in any state. U.S. Citizenship is required. Compensation will be competitive with the major academic medical centers in the region. In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, we offer a generous leave and benefits package. For more information visit: www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance. Compressed/Flexible Work Schedule: Not Authorized Telework/Virtual/Remote Work: Not Authorized Relocation Incentives: Authorized Recruitment Incentives: Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Work Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm The orthopedic surgeon position is located in Surgical Service at the Boston/Jamaica Plain location. This position is a full-time position at 40 hours per week. Applicants must submit a CV/Resume for this position NOTIFICATIONS: -- This position is a non-Bargaining Unit position. - The incumbent may be required to travel to other VA campuses and CBOC's. - Candidates who meet the qualification requirements within 15 calendar days following the closing date of the announcement will be considered. - This position is in the Excepted Service. - Drug Testing Position: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received. - Selectee will be required to complete the credentialing process. - Applicant's education, length of practice, will be considered by a Market Pay Review process in determining the salary of the applicant selected. - Permanent appointment in this position is subject to review by the Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) that will review the selected candidate's education and experience. - Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50, (Notice of Personnel Action). The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held.- Incomplete applications will not be considered. - Participation in seasonal influenza program may be required.
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