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Vascular Surgeon Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vascular Surgeon Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. RZ-18-CSN-10091971-T38-01 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $400,000.00 Grade 15 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 12/1/2017 Close Date 9/30/2018
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    12/01/2017 to 09/30/2018

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $400,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 15

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    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?

    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 the VA will give you the 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 the 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.

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    The functions and responsibilities of the Vascular Surgeon include but are not limited to the following:

    • Responsible for the medical and surgical needs of inpatients and outpatients on the Vascular Surgery Service.
    • Provide direct patient care in th outpatient clinics, in-patient settings, operating rooms and the emergency room settings.
    • Vascular surgeon will be responsible for the initial evaluation and overall workups, history and physicals, and admission of vascular surgery patients as needed.
    • Responsible for providing patients with education concerning their disease state and expected treatment regimen.
    • The Vascular Surgeon rotates with other physicians on a regular basis as needed. He/She also works on-call as priorities demonstrate a need.
    • Will contribute to the educational activities of the Department of Vascular surgery at the academic affiliate (University of Health Science Center) by working with and supervising fellows, residents and medical students.
    • Referral, when indicated, of patients with complex health problems to other providers within the medical center or to other VA Medical Centers. Consultations with physicians and others , when requested to augment the care of their patients.
    • Ensures quality assurances of the service and the delivery of healthcare by participating in service, care-line, and institutional peer reviews; gathering and responding to reports of contact, incident reports, signed statements, and customer service complaints; and, participating in root cause analysis.
    • Administrative duties will be specific to Vascular Surgery/Surgical Service as designated by Chief of Surgery to include preventative medicine, emergency preparedness, completion of all VA required education including BLS and ACLS, to ensure that all activities comply with all Joint Commission and medical center requirements.
    • Participates effectively in team meetings and various committees such as treatment planning conferences and other required care-line an institutional assigned committees.
    • Other assigned duties by the Chief of Staff within clinical privileges to meet the needs of the organization.
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills are essential.
    • The position reports directly to the Chief of Surgical Service.
    Work Schedule: hoursmay vary depending on the needs of the facility

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485719000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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

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