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Vascular Surgery Opportunity - Huntington, WV

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Huntington, West Virginia
Closing date
Apr 7, 2025

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Vascular
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
VASCULAR SURGERY OPPORTUNITY
The Huntington VA Medical Center is seeking a BE/BC Vascular Surgeon to join our excellent physician surgery team. The Vascular Surgeon will provide consultation and care for our patients in the Department of Surgery.
The Hershel "Woody" Williams Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Huntington, W. Va. is a fully accredited 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility that provides primary care and specialty health services, including radiology, cardiology, mental health services, women’s health care, prosthetics, general surgery, vascular surgery, bariatric surgery, pain management, palliative care, sleep medicine and more.
Based on the 2022 All Employee Survey (AES) of all U.S. VA’s, the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center was ranked as:
  • #1 Best place to work in the VA System
  • #1 Highest employee satisfaction in the VA System
  • #1 Most highly recommended organization in the VA System
Major Duties / Responsibilities
  • Diagnoses, treats, and manages all vascular diseases/injuries. Participates in resident training.
  • Assures that a high degree of quality patient care is always provided.
  • Independently exercises creativity in solving problems without direct supervisory guidance to meet the varying needs of patients while under care in the Vascular Clinic.
  • Exercises independent professional judgment in diagnosing the full range of complex vascular conditions as well as planning and executing the necessary treatment programs to meet complex and frequent changes in treatment objectives.
  • Refers, when indicated, patients with multiple health problems to other providers within the facility and the VISN. Consults with physicians and others, when requested, to augment the care of their patients as it relates to emergent and traumatic conditions as well as Vascular manifestations of systemic conditions.
  • Utilizes the general clinical privileges which include: ordering diagnostic tests as appropriate, writing prescriptions for medications or other items on the hospital formulary, hospitalize patients within the VISN as appropriate and discharge patients from outpatient care if it is determined that care is no longer required.
Compensation / Benefits:
  • Excellent compensation – Great base salary, based on qualifications, with annual performance pay, biennial market pay raises & annual cost of living pay raises
  • Sign-on Incentives available – Will be authorized for highly qualified applicants.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness (EDRP) - Up to $200,000 in student loan forgiveness available – based on work commitment.
  • Excellent daily work schedule – Monday thru Friday – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm with potential for some weekends
  • Limited on-call coverage
  • Generous time away from practice – 26 days of annual leave, 13 annual sick days and 11 paid federal holidays
  • Annual CME allowance with 5 days for attending CME events
  • Malpractice – Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) / 401K with up to 5% in VA matching contributions vested after 3 years
  • Qualify for defined federal pension after 5 years of federal service
  • Insurance – Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care available
  • Contract - No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
The quality of life in Huntington, WV is high, and the cost of living is low. The area offers a four-season environment with lake and river recreation, as well as a rich array of arts and cultural experiences. Huntington is home to award-winning public schools, magnet centers and the national & internationally ranked and acclaimed Marshall University.
Shopping areas include the Huntington Mall, the largest mall in West Virginia and the downtown area that includes Pullman Square – a truly modern town square that hosts a variety of festivals and special events all year around.

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