Staff Surgeon (Gynecologic Oncologist), Gynecology/ VA Palo Alto California

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

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Part Time
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This is a great opportunity for part-time or 15 hours per week, flexible weekly shifts!

VAPAHCS is affiliated with the Stanford University School of Medicine which provides a rich academic environment including medical training for physicians in virtually all specialties and subspecialties. Our Health Care System operates over 800 beds, including three nursing homes and a 100-bed homeless domiciliary - all to serve more than 67,000 enrolled Veterans.

VA Palo Alto health care is part of VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN 21), which serves Veterans in northern and central California, Nevada, Hawaii, the Philippines, and U.S. territories in the Pacific Basin. VA Palo Alto consists of 3 inpatient facilities located at Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Livermore, in addition to 7 community-based outpatient clinics in San Jose, Capitola, Monterey, Stockton, Modesto, Sonora, and Fremont. We also offer 2 residential homes for Veterans in the Compensated Work Therapy program. VA Palo Alto operates close to 800 beds, including 3 nursing homes and a 100-bed homeless domiciliary, all to serve more than 67,000 enrolled Veterans.

  1. Clinical:
    1. Evaluation and management of gynecology patients requiring specialized expertise in Gynecologic Oncology.
    a. The physician will be responsible for evaluation of patients in the Gynecology clinic, emergency room, inpatient units, operating room, and/or from referral by other inpatient services. The incumbent may also supervise trainees including medical students, residents, and fellows in all of these settings.
    b. Be responsible for providing on-call coverage in accordance with the call schedule.
    c. Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods. Instructs other personnel assigned to health care team on preventive medicine programs and other appropriate medical activities and functions.
    2. Procedures:
    The Physician will be responsible for performing procedures that require a gynecologist and more specifically, a gynecologic oncology specialist.
    B. Administrative:
    1. Ongoing collaboration with Women's Health to consistently meet patient demand for services.
    2. Support and enhance the facility's mission, vision, and goals.
    A. Any Current state physician license and American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Certification and Added Qualification in Gynecologic
    Oncology is required. Knowledge in the diagnosis, evaluation, operative management, and peri operative care of gynecologic oncology patients is mandatory. The individual should have proficiency in specialized gynecologic oncology procedures.
    B. Significant experience in the evaluation and understanding of gynecologic oncology illness and treatment.
    C. Demonstrate ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Demonstrate ability to establish effective interpersonal relationships with all levels of medical center personnel. Demonstrate teaching ability in the education of medical students and residents

Completion of a Gynecologic Oncology fellowship program

Pay Range-$295,800 - $348,000

Great benefits even as Part Time, Federal employment.

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