The VAMC in Memphis, Tennessee is recruiting for an Urologist to serve as a part-time surgical service physician. The position is accountable to the Chief, Urology Section of the Surgical Services Department for assuring the most effective delivery of state-of-the-art urological care by meeting or exceeding compliance standards. Duties include, but are not limited to: Provide urologic care to the spinal cord injury and female population including admissions, work-up, diagnosis, consultation, and prescribing or ordering medications. Provide operative and non-operative care in Urology patients to diagnose, correct, treat or rehabilitate conditions, illnesses. Must be able to quality for and accept the responsibility of being a UT faculty member, must participate in our global call schedule, must be able to work with and supervise residents. Procedures performed are included but not limited to: appendectomy(incidental),exploratory laparotomy, excision/drainage of retroperitoneal tumor/cyst, ESWL, Diverticulectomy, Herniorrhaphy, Hydrocelectomy, Hysterectomy/oophorectomy in conjunction with pelvic exenteration, treatment of female incontinence, laser ablation of prostate, lymphadenectomy, percutaneous nephrostomy placement and nephrostolithotomy, insertion of penile prosthesis, urinary diversion including bowel substitution for conduit or reservoir, ultrasonography and US-guided biopsy of urinary tract organs. Responsible for involving family member or members/guardians in the patients' care, taking after duty hours (weekdays, weekends, and holidays) call, perform invasive procedures; such as, TRUS PNBX's without sedation, cystoscopies (with intra-urethral topical anesthetic), vasectomies, circumcisions, infrared coagulation and/excision of genital lesions, urethral meatotomies, and dorsal slits (with local anesthetic), and assume total responsibility for all perioperative care for his or her patients. Referral, when indicated, of patients with complex health problems to other providers within the medical center or to other VA Medical Centers. Consultations with physicians and others, when requested to augment the care of their patients. Other duties assigned. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Time off will be prorated based on the total hours worked. 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, this position is subject to being on-call.
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.