The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System is recruiting a full time spine fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon. This position is a joint appointment with the VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL as well as with UF Health at the University of Florida. As an attending at the Gainesville VA, you would be part of one of the nation's largest VA systems. The Physician (Orthopedic Surgeon) duties consist of but are not limited to the following: Treating general Orthopedic pathology including patients requiring arthroplasty, arthroscopy and fracture management both in the clinic and operating room. Coordinating care of Orthopedic oncology related illness. Independently see Orthopedic patients in clinic and perform in-office procedures such as aspirations and injections. Supervise Orthopedic residents in all settings including clinic, inpatient/ER consults, and the operating room. Supervise multiple PAs and ARNPs. Duties at the University of Florida will involve treatment of Orthopedic spine pathology both in the clinic and operative room setting. Skilled in the management of Orthopedic trauma as well as shoulder, hip and knee arthroplasty. High level of expertise and competency in shoulder and knee arthroscopy is expected. Perform a breadth of Orthopedic surgeries, both simple and complex, elective and emergent. Demonstrate interest in academic teaching as it is an integral part of our program. Teach and supervise University of Florida Orthopedic residents on their VA rotation. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, Compressed tour, averaging a four-day work week, generally 7 am to 5:30 pm. The surgeon is responsible for on-call duties and must be competent with procedures regarding on-call responsibilities. Orthopedic call coverage will be 1 in 5 weeks for NF/SGVHS. Duties at the University of Florida will involve a half day clinic per week and an OR every other week. This may also involve Orthopedic call duties with UF Health Level-1 Trauma Center approximately 1-2 days per month.. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.