#SOUTHERNCHARM – Surgical Intensivist needed to Care for our Veterans – Great Benefits!
The Hunter Holmes McGuire Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking an experienced Board Certified/Eligible Intensivist (Surgery) - to join the Surgical service line.
You must be able to teach medical students and residents and will be expected to see patients in the clinic and the inpatient units and to perform procedures as appropriate to specialty including bronchoscopy, laparoscopy and endoscopy procedures and take call. The board eligible or board certified physician must have (1) Completed fellowship training in critical care/surgical critical care/anesthesia and (2) An academic focus in critical care or other biomedical basic science research by teaching as evidence by teaching awards, targeted publications, presentations and potentially research funding or awards. Experience in Cardio Thoracic Surgery including LVAD and Heart Transplant is preferred.
Must be eligible for academic appointment at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Board certification or eligibility in Surgery is required for academic appointment at VCU.
The city of Richmond combines big-city amenities with southern charm and ease. Traffic usually means it takes 10 minutes to get somewhere instead of five, which is good if you're trying to get to a reservation at a James Beard nominated restaurant, a gallery opening or a new exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The city is home to easy parking, restaurants that win raves from local fans and national media and some of the best street art in the entire country. Shop at fun boutiques and vintage shops or stroll through Carytown, the city of Richmond is ready to impress.
VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.)
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advances integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans Centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
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.
Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
Additional Salary Information: comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement
Internal Number: 02-RichmondVA
About Department of Veterans Affairs
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.