Seeking BC Plastic Surgeon w/Hand Surgery Training / Experience for Las Vegas

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Posted
Dec 27, 2018
Closes
Dec 27, 2019
Ref
1967357
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Seeking BC Plastic Surgeon with Hand Surgery Training/Experience for Opportunity in Las Vegas NV

Position Information

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas Nevada is seeking one full-time Board Certified (BE Considered) Plastic Surgeon with Hand Surgery interests and experience to join our large and expanding surgery department. The practice involves all aspects of Plastic Surgery, with additional Hand Surgery training, experience and skills a definite plus.

Clinical responsibilities include the full spectrum of operative and non-operative management of plastic surgery and hand surgery patients in outpatient setting with occasional inpatient responsibilities, with micro-surgery interests and opportunity supported. Candidate must demonstrate strong academic aspirations with focus on clinical and/or basic research and teaching. We will strive to give you the tools, resources, and freedom you need to achieve the best possible outcome for your patients. In addition to state-of-the-art OR suites, we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We look forward to hearing from you.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine/surgery in the U.S.
  • BC (BE Considered) in Plastic Surgery with Hand Surgery Experience and/or Training

Community Information

The Las Vegas Nevada community is well-known as “The Entertainment Capital of the World” where visitors and residents alike enjoy unlimited options for fine or frequent dining, live entertainment, college and professional level sporting events, concerts, plays, and musical performances for all ages, and of course Metropolitan City Life and Gaming. The region is also close to Southern California.

Nevada has no State Income Tax, low property taxes, and abundant, affordable planned communities. Less well known to visitors to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip is our beautiful planned residential communities with diverse new and current housing choices, numerous education options for the children, and communities perfect for raising a family. If you are an “outdoors” person, you will enjoy the expansive natural beauty of both our city and suburban parks, trails, hills, mountains, forests and desert scenery.

Enjoy a visit to Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam and Boulder City and the Colorado River for boating, fishing, jet skiing, camping, and swimming. Enjoy hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, picnics, camping and sightseeing at the Valley of Fire State Park (46,000 Acres), Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and its 13-mile Scenic Drive in Nevada’s Mojave Desert, known for its geological features, towering sandstone peaks, Native American petroglyphs and seasonal waterfalls at Ice Box Canyon. Or enjoy the Mount Charleston Wilderness Area and over 57,000 acres of protected wilderness that is part of the greater 316,000 acres of the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area with the highest part at Charleston Peak with an elevation of 11,908 feet for limitless Summer and Winter fun. Las Vegas Nevada Welcomes You! For additional community information: https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/nv/las-vegas

Benefits and Features

Expected Salary range for well qualified Plastic Surgeon will range from $280,000.00 to $320,000.00 with possibility of Recruitment/Relocation Incentive for highly qualified candidate. The VA supports a healthy work-life-family balance by providing Staff with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks.

VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option.

Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan. Physician Benefits Brochure:  https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf    

About the VA

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.

To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further

Email copy of your CV & Cover Letter to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, david.aragon@va.gov, (702) 6756-5761

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