Anesthesiology Physician\Opportunity Available – New Mexico Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Closing date
Oct 10, 2024

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Specialty
Anesthesiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Anesthesiology Physician\Opportunity Available – New Mexico Dept. of Veterans Affairs

New Mexico VA Health Care System
1501 San Pedro SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

The New Mexico VA Healthcare System (NMVAHCS) is seeking an Anesthesiologist in Albuquerque, NM. The NMVAHCS has an academic affiliation with the University of New Mexico. This position has the possibility of obtaining a clinical appointment at the University of New Mexico. This position allows time for academic study and responsibilities. The Anesthesia Service is a collegial department consisting of Anesthesiologists and CRNAs, with anesthesia residents, medical students and SRNAs that rotate through the department.

Duties

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Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus):  Authorized
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment):  Authorized  Learn more.
EDRP Authorized:  Contact Miriam Ubiles, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance

Pay:  Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off:  50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
Retirement:  Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance:  Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure:  1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
CME:  Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)
Malpractice:  Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract:  No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Full range of perioperative care. This includes extensive participation in preoperative optimization of surgical patients; intraoperative clinical pathways including ERAS; postoperative management including participation in care in the surgical intensive care unit; and acute and chronic pain management services.
  • Applicant must be capable of performing anesthesia for cardiothoracic surgeries such as CABGs, aortic valve replacements, and lobectomies. If applicant does not currently perform anesthesia for these types of cases, the applicant will be mentored to gain proficiency in the aforementioned cases. After a period of mentorship, the applicant will be expected to be a part of the cardiac anesthesia call team.
  • Provide anesthesia for a variety of subspecialities including cardiothoracic, vascular, urology, gynecology, ENT, ophthalmology, general surgery, colorectal surgery, orthopedics, podiatry, behavioral health, gastroenterology, cardiology, pain, interventional radiology, pulmonary, etc.
  • CRNA/resident supervision with some opportunity to personally perform cases
  • Provide excellent, safe anesthetic care to our nation's veterans


Work Schedule:  Monday-Friday 0630-1500 with rotating in-house evening/weekend/holiday shifts and late shifts

Education

Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:

  1. Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or
  2. Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
  3. For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. [If the applicant does not claim an ECFMG certificate, facility officials must still confirm that the medical school meets (or met) ECFMG eligibility requirements for the year the candidate graduated.]

Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:

  1. Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or
  2. Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
  3. For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. [If the applicant does not claim an ECFMG certificate, facility officials must still confirm that the medical school meets (or met) ECFMG eligibility requirements for the year the candidate graduated.]

Don’t miss the chance to join our team and serve those who have served us.

For more information and consideration, please send your CV to Matthew Corrales at matthew.corrales@va.gov

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