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Physician - Orthopedic Surgeon (Physician #)

Company: Veteran Health Indiana
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

Orthopedics opening in Indianapolis, Indiana. Veteran Health Administration - Committed Careers - Veteran Health Indiana We have an exceptional opportunity for a Orthopedic Surgeon to join Veteran Health Indiana at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center located in Indianapolis, IN. Qualifications of the VA Physician Only one active, unrestricted state license is required to work in any VA facility. 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 certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Responsibilities Applicants must have successfully completed an accredited residency or fellowship training program in the field of Orthopedics and meet the medical staff requirements outlined in the Roudebush VA Medical Center Bylaws. An interest in teaching is also desirable. The position may require eligibility and appointment as an assistant/associate professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. Candidates should be proficient in the field of orthopedic surgery. The candidate will perform awide variety of treatments focusing on musculoskeletal problems. Requirements include performing physical examinations, designing treatment plans and noting patient progress. Many of these duties may be facilitated by a certified physician's assistant who operates under his/her supervision. The surgeon may provide consultative services to medical professionals, including primary care physicians. Additionally, the candidate must be educated and remain informed on all facility and federal regulations.

The incumbent specializes in the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care of patients with musculoskeletal disorders including but not limited to:

  • Acute trauma, diagnosis and care - both operative and nonoperative
  • Degenerative arthritis, management of
  • Hip and knee conditions, assessment and management of
  • Posttraumatic deformity, management of
  • Tendon and ligament injuries, management of
  • Urgent and emergent orthopaedic problems, treatment evaluation The incumbent will be expected to be proficient and have OR surgical privileges for procedures including but not limited to:
    • ACL reconstruction
    • Arthrocentesis of multiple joints
    • Arthroplasty, primary and revision - including prosthetic implantation
    • Arthroscopic surgery
    • Cervical fractures - open reduction/internal fixation
    • Foot and ankle surgery
    • Fracture fixation
    • Fracture/dislocation reduction techniques
    • Hemi arthroplasty shoulder
    • Joint reconstruction
    • Ligament reconstruction
    • Hand procedures
    • Rotator cuff repair
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Tendons and nerves, repair
    • Total hip arthroplasty
    • Total knee arthroplasty
    • Total shoulder arthroplasty Benefits offered to the VA Physician A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
      • 26 paid annual leave days / 10 paid Federal holidays / 13 paid sick days of leave each year with no limit on accumulation
      • Minimal on-call
      • No practice operating costs, no malpractice or insurance
      • Our employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose, including exceptional vision and dental plans
      • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tier retirement plan composed of Social Security benefits, FERS basic benefits, and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service.
      • Continuing Medical Education allowance This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening. Veteran Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. You may be required to serve a probationary period. Must be proficient in written and spoken English. Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process Please call Michael Clark @ [Click Here to Apply] or email @ [Click Here to Apply]

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