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The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS), Las Vegas Nevada, is searching for well qualified Vascular Surgeon to join our Surgical Care Line team, reporting to the Chief of Surgery. Selected candidate will provide quality patient care to both inpatients and outpatients in accordance with approved clinical privileges. Expectations include maintenance of a high degree of excellence in clinical outcomes while providing efficient patient care throughput. Maintain professional competency, courtesy and flexibility or provide the necessary services of this specialty. Provide guidance and clinical supervision for Surgery Residents, Medical Students, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and health technicians assigned to the Surgical Service when appropriate.


Additional duties included but are not limited to:

Attend and participate in outpatient clinics and take an active role in the evaluation of the patient, decision for
treatment/care, and complete and timely documentation in the patient electronic records.
Collaborative patient management along with the other departments and sections of the hospitals including, but
not limited to, Vascular laboratory, Medicine, Radiology, and the auxiliary services. Candidates will teach and train
Surgery residents on the VA rotation, who are based out at our University affiliates.
Take Vascular surgery call together with the other members of the Vascular surgery section.
Attend all meetings required by the Organization and the Surgery Service as needed.


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?


Since 1972, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve their health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 240,000 Veterans living in our catchment area. Within the sunny Las Vegas valley and surrounding areas, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) provides outpatient and inpatient health care services to more than 45,000 patients yearly, exceeding 450,000 outpatient visits per year. This comprehensive VA Medical Center is a 90-bed inpatient facility with state-of-the-art medical, diagnostic and surgical services. Other services provided by VASNHS include a 20-bed inpatient psychiatric treatment ward that opened on April 15, 2013. Several outpatient services are available at the Medical Center. Services provided by VASNHS continue to expand to meet the demands of the dynamic growth.


Competitive Salary offer will be commensurate with physicians qualifications, credentials and experience as recommended by a Compensation Panel review process and approved by Medical Center Director/CEO


Recruitment/Relocation Incentive May be Authorized for Highly Qualified Candidates


Requirements & Expectations:

Board Certified / Board Eligible in Vascular Surgery
Completion of specialty training (General Surgery and Vascular Surgery)
Certification and ability to perform open vascular and endovascular surgery
Certification and ability to read and interpret vascular studies
Proficiency in spoken and written English
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of
the United States, or in the District of Columbia
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens
in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy


Benefits:

VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. The VHA Physician Brochure provides an overview of the benefits
associated with a VA practice: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf
Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of 26 days per leave year (1 day per pay period).


An exciting job opportunity awaits you at our new, state-of-the-art VA facility in the entertainment capital of the world Fabulous Las Vegas! The VASNHS is comprised of a newly constructed 90 bed Medical Center, (4) Primary Care Clinics throughout the Las Vegas Valley, and Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Pahrump and Laughlin, Nevada. Las Vegas offers no state income tax, a variety of affordable housing options and well-planned residential communities, an international airport, world class dining & entertainment, outdoor recreation and 300 sunny days a year outdoor recreation and activities include Lake Mead/Hoover Dam, Mt. Charleston/Red Rock Canyon, Death Valley/Valley of Fire including fishing, hiking, backpacking, water sports, and acres of uninhabited desert landscape for off road enthusiasts to enjoy a nonstop playground. Click for Las Vegas Community Guide at http://www.lasvegascommunityguide.com/ to learn more about our great City! Now is a great time to take your career to the next level in beautiful Las Vegas Join Our VA Healthcare Team Today!


For information and consideration, please email your Cover Letter & Curriculum Vitae to: Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, david.aragon@va.gov, (702) 675-5761.
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), under the Department of Veterans Affairs, serves the needs of America's Veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services. To accomplish this mission, VHA strives to be a comprehensive, integrated health care system that provides excellence in health care value, excellence in service as defined by its customers, and excellence in education and research. Join VA -The Best Care-The Best Careers.

Careers in virtually all specialties, with opportunities to be involved in research and academics and remember - with one unrestricted license, you can practice anywhere! Great benefits and leadership programs to boot!