Physician - Laparoscopic Surgery

N. Las Vegas, NV 89086

Specialty Laparoscopic Surgery
Profession Physician

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Position Information

 

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS), Las Vegas Nevada, is recruiting for Urologist to 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. 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. Provide collaborative patient management along with the other departments and sections of the hospitals including, but not limited to, laboratory, Medicine, Radiology, and the auxiliary services. Candidates will take Urology surgery call together with the other members of the Urology surgery section. They are expected to evaluate and treat Urology emergencies in the Emergency Department, Outpatient clinic, Inpatient ward, ICU, and the Operating Room. Candidates will attend all meetings required by the Organization and the Surgery Service in particular.

  • Must be a Citizen of the United States
  • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Urology (BC Preferred)
  • Must have current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
  • Experience and skills in Endoscopy, laparoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic), and open surgery form treatment of conditions affecting the urogenital system, alone or within the frame of multi-disciplinary surgical management preferred
  • Training and experience in minimally-invasive surgery and use of Robotics Surgery and the "DaVinci Surgical System" is highly desired

 

Community Information

 

The Las Vegas Nevada community is well-known as “The Entertainment Capital of the World” where visitors and residents alike enjoy unlimited options for fine or frequent dining, live entertainment, college and professional level sporting events, concerts, plays, and musical performances for all ages, and of course Metropolitan City Life and Gaming. The region is also close to Southern California. Nevada has no State Income Tax, low property taxes, and abundant, affordable planned communities. Less well known to visitors to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip is our beautiful planned residential communities with diverse new and current housing choices, numerous education options for the children, and communities perfect for raising a family. If you are an “outdoors” person, you will enjoy the expansive natural beauty of both our city and suburban parks, trails, hills, mountains, forests and desert scenery. Enjoy a visit to Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam and Boulder City and the Colorado River for boating, fishing, jet skiing, camping, and swimming. Enjoy hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, picnics, camping and sightseeing at the Valley of Fire State Park (46,000 Acres), Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and its 13-mile Scenic Drive in Nevada’s Mojave Desert, known for its geological features, towering sandstone peaks, Native American petroglyphs and seasonal waterfalls at Ice Box Canyon. Or enjoy the Mount Charleston Wilderness Area and over 57,000 acres of protected wilderness that is part of the greater 316,000 acres of the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area with the highest part at Charleston Peak with an elevation of 11,908 feet for limitless Summer and Winter fun. Las Vegas Nevada Welcomes You!

 

Benefits and Features

 

Expected Salary range for well qualified BC/BE Urologist will range from $260,000.00 to $320,000.00, with additional Recruitment and/or Relocation Incentive offered to well qualified candidate. The VA offers Physicians and all employees industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA provides employees with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching. Physician Benefits Brochure:  https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf   

 

About the VA

 

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced 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. Please visit our VA Careers Site to learn more: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/

 

To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further

 

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.