Ortho Surgeon (Augusta)

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Augusta, Georgia
Posted
Nov 28, 2018
Closes
Dec 28, 2018
Ref
1963994
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Fantastic Surgery Opportunity helping our heroes! 

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center located in Augusta Georgia is seeking a BC/BE Orthopedic  surgeon to join a group of four surgeons, 3 Physicians assistants and orthopedic residents.

The Augusta Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is a two-division Medical Center that provides tertiary care in medicine, surgery, neurology, psychiatry, rehabilitation medicine, and spinal cord injury. The Medical Center is affiliated with the Augusta University, Augusta, GA and as such integrates teaching, research, and advanced patient care, making it an attractive academic medical center.

The Orthopedic Surgeon will perform surgical as well as other procedures for which proficiency and prior experience is required including:

  • Experience and interest in teaching ACGME Orthopedic residents
  • Total Joint experience (hip and knee)
  • Shoulder experience
  • Must be US Citizen who has completed ACGM residency and is Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Participates in Resident Education and Resident Supervision and will be required to attend weekly and monthly conferences at CNVAMC and Augusta University.
  • Serves as attending physician in orthopedic clinic to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients Performs peer reviews and administrative assignments as necessary.

The Orthopedic Surgeon provides orthopedic on-call services and will share responsibilities for conducting orthopedic hospital rounds on post-operative patients and inpatient management.

BENEFITS:

Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life.

Location Overview

Augusta is a two-division medical center providing tertiary care in medicine, surgery, neurology, psychiatry, rehabilitation medicine, and spinal cord injury.  The Downtown Division is authorized 166 beds (58 medicine, 37 surgery, and 71 spinal cord injury).  The Uptown Division, located approximately three miles away, is authorized 123 beds (68 psychiatry, 15 blind rehabilitation and 40 rehabilitation medicine).  In addition, a 132-bed Restorative/Nursing Home Care Unit and a 60-bed Domiciliary are located at the Uptown Division. The medical center serves as a network resource for the treatment of spinal cord injury, blind rehabilitation, post traumatic stress disorder, and psychiatry patients. 

The Augusta VA Medical Center and Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon have numerous agreements, which provide for the cost-effective sharing of resources between these two federal health care facilities in the Augusta metropolitan area.

The Augusta VA Medical Center prides itself on continually improving and expanding its health care knowledge.  The medical center enjoys a strong affiliation with the Medical College of Georgia.  The Augusta VAMC provides medical and allied health training to an average of more than 700 students and residents annually.  Additional health training affiliations exist with 44 academic institutions.

Affiliations

Augusta University
Additional health training affiliations exist with 44 academic institutions

Click on this link to take a look at some of the benefits of helping our Veterans and working with the VA! https://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp.

Check out this cost of living calculator;

http://www.bankrate.com/calculators/savings/moving-cost-of-living-calculator.aspx.

Let me know if you would like more information or to be considered for this opportunity. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

You may reach me at shane.stults@va.gov. 

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