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The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS), Las Vegas Nevada, is recruiting for a Board Certified Urologist (BE considered) for inpatient / outpatient opportunity. Physician must have Endourologic and/or Laparoscopic Fellowship training, experience in Minimally Invasive Surgery and be qualified with DaVinci Robotics Surgical System.You will provide collaborative patient management along with the other departments and sections of the hospital, 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.
Must be a Citizen of the United States
Must be Board Certified in Urology (BE Considered)
Must have current unrestricted license to practice medicine/surgery in the U.S.
Fellowship Training in Endourologic / Laparoscopic Surgery highly desired
3-5 years experience in endoscopy, laparoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic) open surgery form treatment of conditions affecting the urogenital system preferred
Training & experience in minimally-invasive surgery & qualifications in use of the DaVinci Surgical Robotics System" is highly desired
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Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range for well qualified Urologist will range from $275,000.00 to $320,000.00, with consideration of Recruitment or Relocation Incentive or Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) possible for well-qualified candidate
The VA offers Physicians and all employees industry leading full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice & favorable work-life-family balance.
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
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 Plans 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
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (702) 675-5761.
Additional Salary Information: A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive, or Education Debt Reduction Program (with award up to $200k) may be considered for well-qualified candidate.
Internal Number: VASNHS Urology
About Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.