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Physician Orthopedic Surgeon Job in MEMPHIS, TN

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Location:
MEMPHIS, TN
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
RZ-17-OTe-1943940-T38-OCA
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Physician Orthopedic Surgeon Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Physician Orthopedic Surgeon Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. RZ-17-OTe-1943940-T38-OCA Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,957.00 to $400,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/1/2017 Close Date 12/31/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
MEMPHIS, TN

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Physician (Orthopedic Surgeon)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Memphis, TN
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Sunday 1/1/2017

Closes Sunday 12/31/2017

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $400,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-15/15
  • Promotion Potential
    15
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
    464210900
  • Job Announcement Number
    RZ-17-OTe-1943940-T38-OCA
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

THIS VACANCY MAY BE FILLED PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME

PART TIME:  20 HOURS PER WEEK

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):1913940

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 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.

The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).
The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Huntington, WV; and Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.
NOTE:  A RELOCATION/RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE HAS BEEN AUTHORIZED FOR HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS.
**This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified candidates will be referred as needed after the first cutoff date of February 27, 2017. This announcement will be open until filled.**

Duties

The VA Medical Center Memphis, a level 1A VA facility, is seeking full-time Orthopedic Surgeon, board certified or board eligible in internal medicine.  The duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Uses surgical, medical or physical means to investigate, preserve and restore functions to a patient's extremities or spine.
  • Deals with both primary and secondary musculoskeletal issues of a patient's central nervous system, such as tumors, injuries, degenerative disease, trauma, congenital deformities and infections.
  • Specializes in the muscles, ligaments, bones, tendons, joints and nerves, which let our bodies move.
  • Specializes in such areas as foot and ankle orthopedics, orthopedic sports medicine, pediatric orthopedics, adult reconstructive orthopedics, musculoskeletal oncology, orthopedic spine surgery, hand surgery and orthopedic trauma.
  • Provides medical care by performing physical exams, designing treatment and therapeutic plans, and keeping track of patient progress to determine what needs to be done.
  • Performs back and spinal surgeries, joint replacement surgery, and repair fractures in bones.
  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians, reviewing records and planning treatment options.
  • Meets with patients to proceed with specialized testing or further examination of the physical condition that lead to the referral.
  • Examines patients including physical examinations, ordering x-rays, MRI's or other testing sources.
  • Plans specialized after surgery care, coordinating follow up medical support and meeting with patients after surgery to answer questions and monitor recovery.
  • Manages record keeping, patient charts and all required surgical and hospital records as needed.

Administrative duties will be specific to General Surgery/Surgical Service as designated by the Chief of Surgery to include preventive medicine and emergency preparedness.

Work Schedule: Varies depending on the needs of the facility

Functional Statement: Physician (Surgical Service)/000000

Service Location: Surgical Service, Memphis VA Medical Center 

DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

HR STAFFING
Phone: (901)523-8990x5928

Address

Surgical Service
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis
TN


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


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