Seeking Experienced General Orthopedic Surgeon for Wonderful VA Opportunity in Eugene Oregon

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Eugene, Oregon
Posted
Jul 17, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2020
Ref
1996663
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Position Information:

The Roseburg VA Healthcare System (RVAHCS), Eugen Oregon Health Care Center (EHCC), is seeking a talented Board Certified (BE Considered) Orthopedic Surgeon to join our Surgical Service Team in providing full-scope of General Orthopaedic Surgical care focused on the comprehensive and coordinated diagnosis and preoperative, operative and postoperative treatment of a variety of primarily outpatient surgical treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, diseases and care in an advanced ambulatory surgery center environment.  The EHCC is newly constructed 122,000 square foot / $80 million facility on 14-acres of beautiful sculpted green space, serene walkways, healing garden, memorial plaza, full accessibility and a 700-stall parking lot.

Opened in January 2016, the EHCC offers Veterans and Staff a welcoming place for healing and comprehensive patient-centered care and services, including Primary Care, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Orthopedics/Rehab, Surgery, Urology, three Operating Rooms, two Endoscopy Suites, Internal Medicine / Specialty Clinics, Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology, Prosthetics, Mental Health Services, a 14-bay Dental Services Department, Eye Clinic, Nutrition Services and open staff workspaces. The RVAHCS is affiliated with the University of Portland and Oregon Health Sciences University with faculty appointment considered commensurate with physician’s interests, training and experience.   

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Degree in Allopathic (MD) or Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
  • Must be Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery (BE Considered)
  • Must possess current active U.S. State Medical or Surgical License 

Community Information:

Eugene Oregon, the second largest city in Oregon with a population of almost 168k and home to the University of Oregon and Northwest Christian University, blends a healthy dose of city textures, diversions, opportunities and amenities, with college town sensibilities. The Eugene-Springfield Oregon metropolitan area and county seat of Lane County is only 50 miles east of the Oregon Coast, and is well known for its natural environment, recreational opportunities (bicycling, running/jogging, rafting and kayaking) with a focus on the arts – which aptly describes Eugene’s official slogan as “A Great City for the Arts and Outdoors”.  The city is projected to play host to the 18th Track and Field World Championships in 2021, which explains why its also referred to as “Track Town, USA”. Eugene continues to attract a young, college educated and mobile population and is a magnet for high-tech industries, earning it monikers as the “Emerald Shire” and “Silicon Shire”. Eugene has quickly made a name for itself as a culinary hub in Oregon, with the city playing host to over 25 breweries, surrounded by award-winning wineries and offering a variety of fine dining options with a local focus.  

Benefits Information:

  • The VA supports healthy work-life-family balance by providing staff a robust benefits package
  • VA practice focused on clinical excellence, favorable patient outcomes & high staff satisfaction
  • Expected range of salary of $280,000 – $340,000 plus Annual Performance Pay Bonus up to $15k
  • Paid time off include 26 days’ vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 federal holidays and CME time
  • Health-Dental-Vision-Life Insurance, with premiums offset or partially paid by the Government
  • Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) defined benefit plan (Pension), and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) defined contribution plan (401k like plan) with up to 5% government matching

About the VA:

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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.

For More Information:

Please forward copy of Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter summarizing your background, education, training, clinical practice experience, teaching, research and other credentials, interests and goals, to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, david.aragon@va.gov, or call (702) 675-5761. 

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