Orthopedic Surgeon

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Posted
Jun 03, 2021
Closes
Jun 03, 2022
Ref
2096904
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON

VA BOSTON HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) is seeking a full-time orthopedic surgeon with residency in orthopedics, and fellowship in orthopedic surgery. 

Completion of an accredited training program in orthopedics with additional independent experience in basic hand surgery, joint arthroplasty, trauma, and arthroscopy needed. Fellowship training is preferred. Successful candidates will have an outstanding clinical and academic track record with interest in the education of residents and fellows. Teaching trainees is a major component of this position.  Selection will be made based on experience, leadership, and ability to perform a wide range of orthopedic procedures, including hand trauma.

The VABHS Orthopedics department is affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Harvard Medical School (HMS), and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).  Credentials should allow for appointment as an Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School or Boston University School of Medicine.

Candidates must be Board Eligible or American Board Certified in orthopedics, and possess a full, active, and unrestricted license in any state. U.S. Citizenship is required.

This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program.  You must meet specific eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment.   Recruitment/Relocation incentives will be considered.

Compensation will be competitive with the major academic medical centers in the region. In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, we offer a generous leave and bene?ts package. For more information visit: www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance.

VABHS is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and complete curriculum vitae to:

bhsorthopedicsurgeonsearch@va.gov

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