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Physician General Surgeon Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

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Location:
KANSAS CITY, MO
Date:
11/20/2017
2017-11-202017-12-19
Job Code:
CD-ANH-17-1885495-BU
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Physician General Surgeon Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Physician General Surgeon Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Vacancy No. CD-ANH-17-1885495-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $250,000.00 to $385,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/1/2017 Close Date 12/31/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
KANSAS CITY, MO

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Physician (General Surgeon)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Kansas City, MO
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Sunday 1/1/2017

Closes Sunday 12/31/2017

  • Salary Range
    $250,000.00 to $385,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-00/00
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
    461059600
  • Job Announcement Number
    CD-ANH-17-1885495-BU
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1885495

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED.

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS)/RELOCATION WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED.

APPRAISED VALUE OFFER (AVO) IS NOT AUTHORIZED.

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Kansas City VA is embarking on a journey of moving beyond performance measure and becoming the Healthcare System Veterans Trust and Choose.

Our patients depend on us and we depend on professionals like you.

If you are interested in being a part of a LEAN organization and putting other's needs before your own this may be the organization for you. Yours might be the first face they see when they come through our doors. Yours might be the voice they hear right after a surprise diagnosis.  Yours might be the eyes they look into as they are pushed in a wheelchair to a frightening procedure.  Your attitude reflects us and everything we are proud of in this organization. By applying for this position you have chosen to help serve our patients and we appreciate you.

With the initiation of cultural change, along with knowledge and tools for change, the Kansas City VA will continue to move towards a practice of continuous improvement.  In the endeavor, we recognize that this change will not occur suddenly, that dedicated individuals like yourself will be required, that leadership involvement is necessary, and employee engagement paramount. 

As a 157 bed medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility, the Kansas City VA provides comprehensive health care through primary care and tertiary care in subspecialty medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri Kansas City. Take a closer look at Kansas City at www.thinkkc.com.

Duties

The Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a tertiary care facility with state of the art clinical facilities. The candidate will serve as a General Surgeon in the Surgical Care Service Line and will report to the Service Chief of Surgical Care. The candidate is expected to perform the full range of major complex general surgery operations on the lower and upper alimentary tract and abdomen and its contents and some laparoscopic procedures consistent with the tertiary care mission of this facility. 

·         Knowledgeable and experienced in relation to the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management, including the management of complications

·         Performing a full range of general surgery procedures, and some laparoscopic procedures, in the operating room consistent with the tertiary care mission of the facility

·         Clinical care will include pre-operative and post-operative general surgical services, inpatient care including, ICU and surgical outpatient clinics, and on-call responsibilities

·         Advising and consulting with providers in other services concerning surgery or potential surgery cases

·         Provides a full range of services including assessment and using the most appropriate medical/surgical techniques in providing quality care in general surgery

·         Performs examinations to confirm patients can undergo surgery, explain the procedures, and discuss the risks involved, determine the type of surgery including use of advanced minimally invasive operative procedures

·         Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment planning conferences, and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members in a manner that enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care

·         Prepares consults in both inpatient and outpatient settings to ensure treatment effectiveness and alters the course of treatment as indicated Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions of a general surgeon to units/programs in the Medical Center and has clinical privileges to practice including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management.

·         Orders diagnostic tests and discriminates between normal and abnormal findings and makes appropriate treatment decisions

·         Order antibiotics, special diets, sedatives, and other prescriptions for pre- and post-operative treatment

·         Ensures that the practice of medicine is consistent with Joint Commission, VA policies and procedures, VISN standards, national statutes and regulations, medical record documentation, mandatory continuing education, and HIPPA policies

·         Participates in quality management program with collection of data and participates in the review of mid-level provider data and quality management reports

·         Provide supervision and management of residents, medical students, associated clinics and operating rooms

·         Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills for success as a member of the surgical team as well as a member of the overall health care team

·         Qualified to perform endoscopic procedures

·         Utilizes the computer medical records for patient documentation

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday; day shift 8:00am - 4:30pm. Includes weekend call and available after hours for scheduled on call status.)

Functional Statement Title/#: General Surgeon / #000000

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED. PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS)/RELOCATION WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED. APPRAISED VALUE OFFER (AVO) IS NOT AUTHORIZED.
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Alisha Herzog
Phone: (816)861-4700x53843

Address

VHA Kansas City VAMC
Human Resources Office
4801 Linwood Blvd
Kansas City
MO


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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