The New Mexico VA Healthcare System (NMVAHCS), Albuquerque NM, is recruiting for a talented Board Certified / Board Eligible Plastics and Reconstructive Surgeon with Micro Vascular Surgical Drafting qualifications and experience, to join our healthcare surgical service team. The NMVAHCS is a Level 1 tertiary referral center with a 310-bed healthcare system right in the heart of the Land of Enchantment. The facility is a fully accredited, tertiary care facility and referral site for other VA's in the greater metropolitan area, with a major teaching program affiliated with the University of New Mexico School Of Medicine. Candidate faculty appointment will be considered commensurate with physician's training and experience.
Must be a US Citizen
Possess Current Active US Medical License
Residency Trained / Board Certification in Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery (Board Eligibility Considered)
Candidate must possess Plastics Surgical Micro Vascular Drafting training, qualifications and experience for consideration
Albuquerque, known as "The Land of Enchantment", allows you to experience authentic Southwest flavor and culture. As one of the oldest cities in the United States, Albuquerque boasts a unique multicultural history and heritage. Native American, Hispanic & Latino, Anglo and other cultural influences are a part of everyday life. You will always know you're someplace special, whether you're eating at one of our traditional New Mexican restaurants, shopping at one of the thousands of shops and galleries around town, enjoying our world-class visual and performing arts, or playing on the best golf courses in the Southwest. Nowhere is the confluence of past and present more dramatic than here in Albuquerque, where the modern city skyline is set against a backdrop of the stunning Sandia Mountains and an endless, timeless blue sky. Albuquerque’s spectacular weather—with 310 days of sunshine—perfect for outdoor activities, including biking, skiing and hiking. Our incomparable weather and scenery also make Albuquerque the hot air ballooning capital of the world. Balloons dot our clear blue skies throughout the year, revealing a myriad of colors.
The VA supports a healthy work-life-family balance by providing Staff a robust benefits package and fosters an environment of clinical excellence and satisfaction
Expected salary range between $300k - $370k annually, depending upon physician's credentials, qualifications and experience, and compensation review process
Selected candidate may also be considered for the VA’s Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), that could provide up to $200k in loan repayment award
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 1-2 weeks to attend CME courses
Health-Dental-Vision Care Insurance Programs available with premiums partially paid by the Federal Government; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance with additional coverage options for family members; and Long-term care insurance.
Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) defined benefits retirement plan (pension); and a Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) defined contributions retirement plan which is like a 401K-type plan that offers up to 5% matching government contributions.
About the VA:
The 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.
For more information and to discuss your interests:
Please forward copy of your CV and Cover Letter, summarizing your background, education, training, clinical practice, credentials and interests, to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruiter, email@example.com, or call (702) 675-5761.
Additional Salary Information: Selected candidate may be eligible for Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) award consideration, which may offer up to $200,000 in loan repayment benefits.
Internal Number: 5-16-19 NMVAHCS Plastics
About New Mexico VA Healthcare System, Albuquerque NM
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.
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