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Amazing Urologist Opportunity! Central Texas Veterans Health Care System-Temple, TX

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Temple, Texas
Closing date
Mar 7, 2025

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Specialty
Urology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is seeking Staff Urologist for the Surgical Services. The Urologists responsible for delivering surgical procedures in the operating room and specialty clinical service.

The Staff Urologists responsibilities include performing surgical operations, outpatient ambulatory surgical procedures and clinic duties include:

  • Addresses outpatient and inpatient surgery consultations for new and established patients.
  • Participates in ward/ICU rounds as necessary and perform any other relevant activities as necessary for initial and follow-up patient care.
  • Follows each patient through the full continuum of care process to include admissions, discharges, performing histories and physicals when pre-surgical evaluation is not available.
  • Requests and writing orders for diagnostic tests and procedures for pre-op, prior to surgery, and completing informed consents as required.
  • Responsible for educating patients and family members.
  • Participates in the rotation of on-call duties per the monthly on-call schedule; night, weekend and holiday call may be required.
  • Will adhere to policies and procedures regarding the completion of all required orders, operation/procedure notes/reports, discharge summaries, progress notes, clinical reminders, and all other required medical documentation.
  • Ensures the most effective delivery of care, while meeting and exceeding compliance, Joint Commission and VA Central Office performance measure standards.
  • Trains and provide supervision for medical students and residents in all aspects of their rotations as required. CTVHCS is affiliated with Texas A&M Health Science Center, and applicants should be qualified for academic appointments.
  • Provides "medical opinions", "internal and external" peer reviews.
  • Required to attend surgical and quarterly medical staff meetings, complete all required Talent Management System (TMS).
  • Completes all medical documentation in a timely manner as directed by the Veterans Health Administration and local CTVHCS policies.
  • Adheres to and follow all VA policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure patient safety and ensure high quality of care is provided to Veterans.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Eligible

Pay: Competitive salary, 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)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory
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

Preferred Experience:

Board Certified or Board Eligible

Ability to provide medical opinions in medical specialty.

Operative surgeon - Robot Surgery experience desired but not required.

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. https://vacareers.va.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/Total-Rewards-of-a-Physician-Career-Flyer.pdf.

More about the area:

https://www.templetx.gov/

Temple, located 45 minutes north of Austin, offers the perfect compromise between welcoming small-town living and the hustle of a big city. Striking a balance between vibrancy and livability, Temple continues to grow its amenities for residents, while maintaining a safe, family-friendly, caring culture. Whether it is the scenic parks and trails, the family friendly atmosphere, or the unique neighborhoods with Texas charm, we think you will find something here that you love! Our vision is for Temple to be a place that you love to call home.

Temple was ranked by the Council for Community and Economic Research as having one of the lowest cost of livings in a metro area in the nation.  To view more of our awards & recognitions visit templetx.gov/awards.

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