Excellent work life balance (54 paid days off annually with federal benefits) Orthopedic Surgery...

Department of Veterans Affairs
North Chicago, Illinois
Jan 30, 2019
Jan 30, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Excellent work life balance (54 paid days off annually with federal benefits) Orthopedic Surgery opportunity with Faculty opportunities with Rosalind School of Medicine.

Position Information

The Capt. James Lovell Federal Health Care System is seeking an Orthopedic Surgeon to join our Team.  This position offers the opportunity to work Medical Students and faculty appointment with the Rosalind SOM.  You will have the unique opportunity to serve both our Veterans and Active Duty Navy personnel.  This position has a limited call schedule and is Monday – Friday 8 – 4:30 working  both inpatient (10%) and outpatient (90%).

Interested or know someone that may be interested? Contact: Kenneth.mitchell3@va.gov


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Chicago sits on the 5th largest body of fresh water in the world and covers an area of 230 square miles.  The beautiful city of Chicago is traversed by the Chicago and Calumet rivers. Chicago's extensive parklands, including nearly 7500 acres of city parks attract an estimated 86 million visitors annually.

As a multicultural city that thrives on the harmony and diversity of its neighborhoods, Chicago today embodies the values of America's heartland-integrity, hard work and community and reflects the ideals in the social fabric of its 77 distinct neighborhoods.

Did you know Chicago has…?

  • An estimated 2,695,598 residents
  • 2 international airports
  • Dozens of cultural institutions, historical sites and museums
  • More than 200 theaters
  • Nearly 200 art galleries
  • More than 7,300 restaurants
  • 77 community areas containing more than 100 neighborhoods
  • 26 miles of lakefront
  • 15 miles of bathing beaches
  • 36 annual parades
  • 19 miles of lakefront bicycle paths
  • 552 parks

At attractions around every corner, from high-flying observatories to Millennium Park where art and music mix with lots of room to play, you'll find fun every day of the year. And special events mean there's always something new to see.  Come call Chicago home!


Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:

  • 49 days paid time off annually including; 26 days paid vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid holidays and 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
  • on average federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance
  • possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually
  • VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement
  • No malpractice insurance as you are covered by the federal tort law
  • up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k)

Health and Retirement:  https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/fers-information/

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. Learn more at:


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