Urology opportunity with Loan Repayment at the Central Texas Veterans Affairs Health Care System...

Department of Veterans Affairs
Temple, Texas
Sep 08, 2020
Sep 08, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Urology opportunity with Loan Repayment at the Central Texas Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Temple, TX

Position Information

The VA in Temple, TX is seeking to add a Robotics Trained Urologist to join our team.  This opportunity offers Loan Repayment and will work with residents from Texas A&M School of Medicine.  The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) is one of the largest integrated health care systems in the United States and provides a full range of services including medical/surgical hospital beds, a hospice unit, and community living center (CLC) beds. CTVHCS serves a Veteran population of more of more than 252,000, covers 35,243 square miles and eleven congressional districts in 39 counties.

CTVHCS consists of two medical centers located in Temple and Waco; one stand-alone clinic in Austin; five community based outpatient clinics in Brownwood, Cedar Park, College Station, La Grange and Palestine; two CLCs in Temple and Waco; one domiciliary in Temple; a Blind Rehabilitation Unit in Waco; and two rehabilitation units   – one for post-traumatic stress disorder in Temple and one for severely mentally ill life enhancement in Waco.

CTVHCS is a major provider of health care for combat veterans from Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn.  One of the largest inpatient psychiatric facilities in the country is located on the CTVHCS Waco Campus which was officially named a Mental Health Center of Excellence in 2006 after legislation was passed by U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison in 2005.

The Olin E. Teague Veterans' Medical Center in Temple is a tertiary care facility.  It is a teaching medical center, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research.  Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.  The Temple campus also includes a 187-bed Domiciliary and a 160-bed State Veterans Home.  The Temple medical center is the only campus with an Emergency Room that operates around the clock.

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


Offering the best of both worlds by combining the convenience of a big city with small town hospitality, the city of Temple is regarded as one of the greatest places to live and work in Texas.

According to CBS News, Temple is ranked as the 6th most affordable place to live in the U.S. with the cost of living in Temple, Texas 14.3% lower than the national average!

With one of the fastest growing healthcare systems, robust economic sector, and emphasis on education, Temple is experiencing quick growth attracting residents from all over the state and beyond - learn more about Relocating to Texas.

Temple’s pro-growth attitude and business friendly environment has allowed Temple to create diverse employment opportunities and maintain a lower than average unemployment rate* when compared to the surrounding area, state, and nation.






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/healthcare-insurance

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.

If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to:


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