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General Surgeon BC/BE

Department of Veterans Affairs
Phoenix, Arizona
Closing date
Dec 28, 2024

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Full Time
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General Surgeon needed in beautiful Phoenix, AZ! Work/Life Balance, 55 Days PTO, and Outstanding VA Benefits!

Join the most noble mission in healthcare by helping Veterans thrive! The Phoenix VA Health Care System (PVAHCS) in Phoenix, Arizona is looking for a Board-Certified/Board-Eligible General Surgeon to join its team. Responsibilities include performing general surgical operations, outpatient ambulatory surgical procedures, outpatient, and inpatient general surgery consultations. The ideal candidate is robotics qualified and performs Nissen Fundoplication surgery. Five years of post-graduate practice experience and post-residency fellowship training is preferred.

Work Schedule: M - F, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Compensation and Benefits:

Pay: Competitive salary (up to $400,000 annually) + annual performance bonus + regular salary increases.

Paid-Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid-time offer 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).

CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement.

Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided.

Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restrictions on moonlighting.

Employment Requirements:

Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.

Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any U.S. State or territory. Must maintain a current, full, active, and unrestricted license.

U.S. Citizenship required: non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

If you're interested in this opportunity, please e-mail your CV to Timothy A. Bernau at or call 623-920-1304!

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