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Gynecology Surgeon

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
San Diego, California
Closing date
Aug 31, 2024

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Specialty
Gynecology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHCS) is seeking a Gynecology Surgeon at the Jennifer Moreno Medical Center in La Jolla.

The Gynecologist physician is assigned to Surgical Services, Gynecology Section, of the VA San Diego Healthcare System.  They provide comprehensive care for patients who have illnesses within the scope of Gynecology services, such as repair, removal, reconstruction, replacement, diversion, and other standard of care therapies involving endocrine and reproductive systems including infertility issues and others included in Gynecology board certification requirements.  Conducts special procedures such as exploratory laparotomy, exploratory and lysis adhesions, and hysterectomy (all types). We are seeking someone with experience in an ambulatory setting and with minimally invasive procedures.

The scope of these activities covers hospitalized patients and all phases of ambulatory care. This care may be provided in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

The physician is responsible for teaching medical students and house staff during clinic, surgery, ward rounds, and in conference while providing supervisory control. When required, they may provide consultation throughout the VASDHCS. A major percentage of the physicians’ time will be devoted to patient care. Depending on other activities, sufficient time will be allotted to teaching, research, and administrative duties, as appropriate. The physician will be required to monitor the activities of the Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners assigned to the Gynecology Section, to ensure compliance with all policies, regulations, and accreditation standards.

We offer:

  • $275,000- $290,000 compensation package based on training, experience, and local labor market
  • Relocation available to out of state candidates
  • 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
  • Federal Retirement Pension and separate 401K with 5% agency match
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and 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

To explore this opportunity further, please forward copy of your Curriculum Vitae to Jacob (Jay) ColónJacob.Colon@va.gov  or call/text (619) 481-2032

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