Seeking Vascular Surgeon to Support Our Nation’s Veterans at the Boise VA Medical Center, Idaho
Boise VA Medical Center
Location: Boise, Idaho
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
The Boise VA Medical Center is actively recruiting a Board-Certified Vascular Surgeon to care for our Nation’s Veterans. The retiring incumbent is part time, but full time employment will be favorably considered to address the growing Veteran population and surgical complexity in the region.
The BVAMC supports an area that extends beyond a 160 mile radius and a veteran population of over 94,000 that generates 150,000 out-patient visits and 10,000 hospital admissions, annually. It, also, operates Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Caldwell, Salmon, and Twin Falls, Idaho and Burns, Oregon.
Work Schedule: Part time employees can navigate a flexible work schedule while full-time employees generally work a standard work week. Full time employees are considered 24/7 employees. However, call is generally limited to postoperative patients and emergencies when available. A Surgical Physician Assistant takes primary call. Both employment categories are supported by a Surgical PA, robust wound care team, surgical foot and ankle specialists, angiography suite and operating room staff.
Must be U.S. Citizen – Non-US Citizens may be considered
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
Board Certification in Vascular Surgery preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered. Board certification in Surgery is also preferred.
Boise is the state capital and largest city in the state of Idaho; it is part of Ada County which has a population of over 400,000 and is the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest. It is home to Boise State University, the state’s largest university.
Whether there is sun or snow, the city is a fantastic refuge for outdoor enthusiasts yearning for city access and conveniences. During the summer, Boise's proximity to nature allows residents to enjoy activities such as fishing, floating the Boise River, and hiking and mountain biking in the surrounding mountains. Winter activities are merely a 15-mile drive away on the Bogus Basin slopes.
Boise is frequently identified as one of the best and most secure places to live in the U.S. Located along the Boise River, our city offers big-city amenities, arts & culture, a lively music scene, breathtaking scenery and endless opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and skillset and includes a full benefit package to support a rewarding professional practice and highly favorable work-life-family balance. Annually, the VA offers 26 days of paid leave, 13 days of paid sick leave, 11 paid holidays, and time off to attend approved CME. It further provides 12 weeks of paid maternity/paternity leave. Subsidized insurance options are available for medical, dental and vision care for both the employee and family. Additional benefits include a Flexible Spending Account, term life insurance and long-term care options. The three-tiered retirement plan is comprised of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan with up to a five percent government matching contribution. Time accrued during prior military service can be credited towards retirement with a very modest payback to federal retirement.
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
Please forward copy of your Curriculum Vitae to Henry "Hank" Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ Henry.Laguatan@va.gov or call (206) 459-7927.
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.