The Staff Physician is responsible for the medical and surgical needs of inpatient and outpatient veterans of the Orthopedic Surgery Section of Surgery at the VA Black Hills Health Care System. This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as applications are received. Applications will remain on file until November 1, 2021. Surgical procedures, with required expertise in in all areas of Orthopedics including: Arthritis disorders, degenerative arthritis of shoulder and knee, Injuries and metastatic lesions of the musculoskeletal system, knee injuries, shoulder injuries, hip injuries, foot and ankle injuries, shoulder surgery, hand surgery, arthroscopic knee surgery, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, and other general orthopedic surgeries and joint procedures performed by general or specialty orthopedic surgeons. - Providing consultation in an outpatient clinic setting and on inpatient wards. - Participation in committees. - All other duties as assigned, pertaining to this occupation, to meet the needs of the Agency, Department, Facility, and/or Service. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid 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) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting State Income Tax: There is no State Income Tax in the state of South Dakota Work Schedule: 7:30 - 4:00 Monday through Friday. No Call, No Weekends, No Holidays
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.