The VA Long Beach Healthcare System in Long Beach, California, is in search of an aspiring surgeon to lead the Vascular Surgery section of the Surgical and Invasive Procedures Healthcare Group. Ideal candidates would be Board Certified in Vascular Surgery, and possess excellent clinical skills in both open and endovascular surgery. Expertise in intra- and extravascular ultrasound, wound care, access, and advanced endovascular techniques would be ideal. This section chief would report to the Chief of Surgery and lead a section of 4 other vascular surgeons with which call is shared. Opportunities in general surgery, resident education, advanced wound care, and facility leadership abound. Ideal candidates would be based predominately at the VA but also participate part-time at our academic affiliate, UC Irvine Health. Demonstration of prior leadership experience is highly desired.
***Salary will be recommended by the Physician Pay Panel to Medical Center Director who has final approval***
Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
Licensure and Registration: Must have current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Language Proficiency: Physicians appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by Title 38 U.S.C. 7402 and 7405(f).
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
We are a 24/7 medical center with various tours of duty and incumbent may be required to work off tours, nights, holidays and/or weekends to meet the mission of caring for the Veterans
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