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Urology Physician Job with Veterans Health Administration in Tulsa, OK

Department of Veterans Affairs
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Closing date
Dec 11, 2024

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Full Time
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Position Information

The VA Eastern Oklahoma Healthcare System (EOVAHCS) is actively recruiting for a Urologist to help care for our Veterans American s Heroes. We have opportunities for involvement with the education and teaching of residents, medical students, and other providers. EOVAHCS consists of two ambulatory care centers, a tertiary care facility, and 8 community-based outpatient clinics. EOVAHCS serves Veterans residing in multiple counties throughout the Eastern Oklahoma region. There are 55,000 Veterans in the EOVAHCS service area. This exciting job opportunity awaits you to join our team in expanding to better serve veteran patients!

The Urologist is accountable to the Chief of Surgery, Urology is aligned under the Surgical Services Department and is responsible for managing the most effective urological care, to include urology. He/she participates in all aspects of the general urology program, including the following: provide urological outpatient care (invasive and noninvasive) to all scheduled and walk-in patients; inform patients (and/or guardians, caretakers, and family members when appropriate) of alternative treatment and diagnostic modes and the risks and benefits of each.

The Urologist will provide a pre-operative evaluation of each patient scheduled for elective or emergency surgery. Additionally, they are responsible for providing the patient with risks, benefits, and alternative treatments and obtaining informed consent from the patient or guardian before conducting invasive procedures. He/she is responsible for encouraging family members or guardians to be involved with the patients' care, performing invasive procedures such as cystoscopies (with intra-urethral topical anesthetic), vasectomies, circumcisions, infrared coagulation and/or excision of genital lesions, urethral meatotomies, and dorsal slits (with local anesthetic), and assuming total responsibility for all perioperative care for assigned patients.

Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday (you will be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 full-time Physician). Work will be performed primarily in outpatient clinic and operating room, with inpatient call coverages.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
  • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Urology, Excellent personal relationship skills and clinical expertise preferred.
  • Sign on bonus will be offered & potential for annual performance bonus up to $15,000

Preferred Experience: Experience in enterostomy as a component of an urologic procedure Intestinal conduit, surgery of the lymphatic system, including lymph node dissection (inguinal retroperitoneal or pelvic), excision of a retroperitoneal cyst or tumor, and exploration of the retroperitoneum Additionally, transurethral surgery, including resection of prostate and bladder tumors, Open stone surgery on the kidney, ureter, and bladder, Surgery of the prostate, including transrectal ultrasound-guided and other biopsy techniques.

Starting pay at $300,000.00 to $400,000.00 Per Year

Benefits and Features

The position offers a competitive salary based on education, training and experience and includes a full benefit package, student debt repayment, an annual CME stipend all designed to support a high-quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 11 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching contributions.

Community Information

Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States. The population was 413,066. It is the principal municipality of the Tulsa metropolitan area, a region with 1,023,988 residents. The city serves as the county seat of Tulsa County, the most densely populated county in Oklahoma, with urban development extending into Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner counties.

Tulsa was settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek Native American tribe and most of Tulsa is still part of the territory of the Muskogee (Creek) Nation. It is situated on the Arkansas River between the Osage Hills and the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in northeast Oklahoma, a region of the state known as "Green Country". Considered the cultural and arts center of Oklahoma, Tulsa houses two art museums, full-time professional opera, and ballet companies, and one of the nation's largest concentrations of art deco architecture.

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