The Department of Surgery/Orthopedics at the V.A. Boston Healthcare System (VABHCS) affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH)/Harvard Medical School (HMS), and Boston University (BU) are actively seeking a full time orthopedic surgeon.
Candidates should have completed an accredited training program in orthopedics to include general orthopedics and trauma care with additional fellowship training in joint arthroplasty (hip, knee and shoulder). Candidates should have an outstanding clinical and academic track record and be interested in the education of residents and fellows. Candidates will also be selected based on leadership experience and skills. Candidates will be eligible for appointment at the Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor at HMS or BU. Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen. Compensation will be competitive with the major academic centers in the region.
WORK SCHEDULE:Full time 8:00am - 4:30pm
Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized.
Selectee may be required to work at any Boston Healthcare System campus, as needed.
The incumbent will be required to travel to other VA campuses and CBOC's.
Candidates who meet the qualification requirements within 15 calendar days following the closing date of the announcement will be considered.
This position is in the Excepted Service.
Applicant's education, length of practice, will be considered by a compensation panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
Drug Testing Position: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action). The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held.
Selectee will be required to complete additional forms to proceed with employment process.
Must possess MDorequivalent
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a US State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Candidates must be capable of interactions with patients and health care personnel in a caring and professional manner. The candidate must be able to tolerate physically taxing workloads, to function effectively under stress, to adapt to changing environments, and to display flexibility.
The Department of Veteran Affairs must provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1980167.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.