Physician Vascular Surgeon
Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: May 10, 2020
The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is recruiting for a
Full-Time, Permanent, Physician-Vascular Surgeon. This position is
located in the Surgery/Specialty Care Service in inpatient and
outpatient settings at the Sioux Falls VAHCS.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department
of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or
institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can
verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If
you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements,
you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your
transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For
further information, visit:
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program
(EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the
program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements
in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application
within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to
$200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined
by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. The EDRP
Coordinator, Katie McGuire, can be reached
- Majority of cases are peripheral vascular, carotid
endarterectomies, AV (arteriovenous) access and thoracic surgical
- Provides care of the Veterans' medical needs by performing
examination, surgical consultation, and developing treatment and
- Physician will provide ongoing patient and family education
throughout the course of treatment.
Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is typically
Monday-Friday, Administrative hours. Additional information may be
provided during the interview process.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredApplicants 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.
- 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
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: One to three years as Vascular Surgeon
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.
Physical Requirements: Daily intermittent walking, standing,
bending, stooping, reaching, and carrying of lightweight items
required. Rigid deadlines and need for high degree of accuracy
periodically becomes stressful.
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