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Make A Difference In The Life Of Veterans. Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Department of Veterans Affairs
San Antonio, Texas
Closing date
May 10, 2025

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Surgery, Surgery, Thoracic
Full Time
Position Type
Do you have a passion for pushing the boundaries of medicine and a heart for serving those who served? Then the South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) in San Antonio, Texas, wants YOU! We're seeking a skilled and compassionate Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join our dedicated team and make a real difference in the lives of our nation's heroes.
Here's why this is the perfect opportunity for you:
  • Make a lasting impact: You'll be providing life-saving care to Veterans who have bravely defended our freedom.
  • Cutting-edge environment: Work with the latest technology and collaborate with a team of top-notch healthcare professionals.
  • Thriving metropolis: Live in vibrant San Antonio, a city rich in culture, history, and mouthwatering Tex-Mex cuisine. Explore the River Walk, soak up the Alamo's legacy, or catch a game at the Alamodome. From world-class museums to sizzling nightlife, San Antonio offers something for everyone.
  • Be part of something bigger: Join a team dedicated to providing exceptional care to our Veterans and contribute to advancements in cardiothoracic surgery.
Do you see yourself thriving in this role?
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a clinical setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient care and teamwork.
  • Passion for serving Veterans.
Benefits that give meaning to the term Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive salary and benefits package. $300,00 - $400,000
  • Education debt repayment program (EDPR $40,000/Yr. up to 5 years for a total of $200,000) TAX FREE.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse patient population.
  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment
  • Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid for by VA.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Term Life Insurance, family and additional coverage options are available.
  • 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 precent government matching contributions.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave. 13 Days paid sick leave per year. 10 Federal Holidays with Pay. 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses.

We can't wait to hear from you!
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