This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: 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 Doctorate 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. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR (2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Board Certified or Board Eligible with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) Proficiency in spoken and written English. Preferred Experience: Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) fellowship training Previous faculty appointment Previous clinical research experience Previous experience working in the VA system FULL PRIVILEGES to prescribe/order medications Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. ["Functions:\nClinical and surgical responsibilities: Provide both outpatient and inpatient care to veteran patients and work collaboratively with other departments to ensure comprehensive and wholistic patient care Provide peri-operative care, including but not limited to preoperative evaluations and postoperative care Perform routine and complex surgical procedures commensurate with training and privileges Manage inpatient and emergency room gynecologic consults Manage secure message and other patient communication in a timely manner Academic/teaching/research/program evaluation: Instruct rotating trainees and medical students in the operating room, clinic and classroom as part of a robust interdisciplinary training program Actively participate in clinical research and serve as advisor to trainees when requested Other significant responsibilities: Maintain licensure and board-certification status Serve on appropriate Atlanta VAMC committees when requested ADMITTING CLINICAL PRIVILEGES\nFULL PRIVILEGES to prescribe/order medications Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Work Schedule: Full Time\nTelework: Not Available\nVirtual: This is not a virtual position.\nRelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized\nEDRP Authorized: Authorized This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more . Please contact Tran Brunsberg, firstname.lastname@example.org or Lena Gowder, email@example.com, your EDRP Coordinators for any additional Information. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized\nFinancial Discloser Report: Not required\nPay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases\nPaid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)\nRetirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA\nInsurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)\nLicensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory\nCME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement\nMalpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided\nContract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting"]
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.