Orthopaedic Joint Surgeon

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Palo Alto, California
Closing date
Nov 10, 2023

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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The Palo Alto VA and Stanford University is seeking to hire an Orthopaedic Surgeon fellowship trained in lower extremity arthroplasty physician to join our team.

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University seeks a board certified/eligible Orthopaedic surgeon to join the department at the Assistant or Associate Professor level on the University Medical Line (UML) or on the Clinician Educator Line (CE). The department has a special interest in applicants with experience in robotic hip and knee replacement, outpatient total joint replacement, anterior hip replacement and/or revision hip and knee replacement. Applicants with a minimum of three years of experience will be given preference.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

The major criterion for appointment in the Clinician Educator Line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care and clinical teaching that advances clinical medicine appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. While not required, Clinician Educators may also engage in scholarly activities and/or perform in an administrative role.

Academic line/rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. We expect the successful candidate to provide surgical and non-surgical care for Orthopaedic patients and (for MCL) produce scholarly work in the candidate s major areas of interest, as well as teach and mentor residents, fellows, and medical students. The successful applicant should be eligible for a California Medical License.

Work Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday Friday

Pay Range: $352,000-$400,000

  • Competitive pay based on training, experience, and local labor market
  • Relocation
  • Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year
  • Guaranteed salary increases
  • Licensure: 1 full & unrestricted active U.S. license
  • CME: $1,000/year and 5 days of paid absences for CME courses
  • Malpractice: VHA physicians are covered under federal tort laws
  • No employment contracts, noncompete clauses, or restrictive covenants
  • 26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time; 11 paid federal holidays; 15 days military
  • Federal Retirement Plan
  • Separate 401K with partial agency match
  • Health Insurance (Dental & Vision supplemental insurance available)
  • Life Insurance
  • Nationwide Mobility Relocate without loss of benefits, vacation, or pay
  • Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program up to $200,000

COVID; As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before your start date. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement using the reasonable accommodation process.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University s research, teaching and clinical missions.

To inquire or apply for this position, email your CV to alisa.merriott@va.gov or cell (916) 281-4572

For more information you can go to the Stanford link Faculty Openings | Department of Orthopaedic Surgery | Stanford Medicine no need to apply through the link.

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