Physician / Orthopedics / Oregon / Permanent / Academic Orthopaedic Lo
Department of Veterans Affairs
Seattle, Washington, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Healthcare & Medical
Lower Extremity Reconstruction Orthopaedic Surgeon Academic Opportunity - Portland, OR The Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting for a full-time Orthopaedic Surgeon with interest in Lower Extremity Reconstruction. The surgeon will be joining a team that will consist of 5 orthopaedic surgeons and 4 physicians assistants, at one of the Nations top performing VA medical centers. The VA Orthopaedics Section in Portland is a teaching service, closely affiliated with the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at the Oregon Health & Sciences University, and has a General Surgery Intern as well as Orthopaedic PGY2 and PGY5 Residents on its service at all times. Applicants for the Lower Extremity Reconstruction position should be sub-specialty fellowship trained in primary and complex / revision lower extremity joint replacement surgery. Applicants without sub-specialty fellowship training, but with a documented prior clinical practice focusing on primary and complex / revision arthroplasties would be considered qualified as well. This position will be a full-time staff position with the Orthopaedics Section at the Portland VA Medical Center, with an additional academic appointment at the affiliated university medical school and university hospital (Oregon Health & Science University) on the same campus. All clinical responsibilities will be exclusively at the Portland VAMC, delivering care to patients within the VA system. Additional responsibilities will include education and training of Orthopaedic residents, as well as participation in academic conferences at the affiliated university hospital. Recruitment or Relocation Incentives may be authorized. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. VA Physician Benefits Practice evidence based medicine without the hassle of high malpractice premiums and associated overhead costs! Utilize the most sophisticated Integrated Electronic Medical Records network with centralized patient registration and billing Enjoy a competitive salary, 26 vacation days, 10 federal holidays, and 13 sick days annually A comprehensive Federal Benefits package including malpractice, life, health, 401K, CME, etc. An unmatched work/life balance and very high quality personal and professional life! Globally connected, innovative and culturally rich, Portland boasts a population of approximately 590,000 making it the 3rd most populous city in the Pacific Northwest. Considered one of the most eco- friendly cities in the U.S., the City of Roses is marked by warm, dry summers and rainy but mild winters. Heralded as one of Americas top places to live, Portland offers a host of sports & entertainment, outdoor recreation, housing, and family-friendly cultural options. For more information and consideration, contact Hank Laguatan, National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, today! EOE .