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Otolaryngologist

Employer
Charles George VAMC
Location
Asheville, North Carolina
Closing date
Feb 13, 2025

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Specialty
Otolaryngology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Charles George VA Medical Center (CGVAMC), Asheville, North Carolina is recruiting for an Otolaryngologist to join our two clinically active surgeons. The Otolaryngology department at CGVAMC provide adult surgical services to the Veteran population in Western North Carolina and surrounding regions, including South Carolina and Georgia. The service is supported by a physician assistant. The ideal candidate would be comfortable in all aspects general otolaryngology surgery including head and neck surgery(including but not limited to thyroid, parathyroid, parotid, larynx, oropharynx), sinus surgery including utilization of navigation, skin cancer excisions and reconstruction, resident/medical student/advanced practitioner teaching, and minor otology procedures; must be able to work collaboratively with other surgical and medical specialists. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The staff otolaryngologist will be responsible for evaluating and treating patients in the otolaryngology clinic. Their duties will specifically be related to the specialty of otolaryngology head and neck surgery. Utilizing multiple diagnostic tools including microscopy, endoscopy as well as imaging and laboratory analysis they will need to diagnose pathology related to otolaryngology head and neck surgery.

They will be responsible for scheduling surgical procedures that they are credentialed for and performing operations in the operating room within the specialty of otolaryngology had neck surgery.

They will be responsible for initiating consultation when appropriate to other specialists as well as primary care evaluation when needed.

They will interact directly with audiology as well as speech pathology for otolaryngology head and neck surgery related pathology.

Other duties such as call as directed.

Compensation is commensurate with education, training, and experience. VA employees enjoy a robust Federal benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, long term care insurance. Physicians earn 26 paid vacation days and 13 paid sick days per annum, in addition to 10 paid Federal holidays.

Charles George VA Medical Center:
The CGVAMC is a 257 authorized bed, level 1b complexity facility which offers primary, secondary, and tertiary diagnostic and therapeutic health services in medicine, surgery, rehabilitation medicine, mental health, skilled nursing home care, and palliative care.  The CGVAMC has been earned a 5-Star rating, top 10% of VA hospitals nationally, for 7 consecutive quarters.

Community Information:
There’s something about Asheville, located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina that makes its blend of charm and cosmopolitan sophistication seem perfectly natural.  The city abounds in cultural attractions and events but there’s also a friendly, small-town atmosphere.  Asheville is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts, who have their pick of hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, hot air ballooning and many other activities.  For more information, check out this website:  http://www.asheville.com/area_info/facts_and_statistics and for more information on the department of Veteran Affairs, go to:  http://www.vacareers.va.gov

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