The West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking a board certified/board eligible Urologist. The staff Urologist is accountable to the Chief, Surgery Service, to provide the most effective delivery of Urological care throughout the medical center in compliance with VA and VHA Directives, American Urological Association standards, and The Joint Commission accreditation standards. The candidate also provides a variety of services including pre-operative patient exam and assessment and performs all aspects of Adult Urological Surgery: including Laparoscopic, and percutaneous urologic surgery, Endo-urology with laser stone treatment, Prostate Laser surgery, Cryosurgery, and preferred proficiency in all Nephrectomy, Prostatectomy and Cystectomy. Provides urology-related direct patient care in all functional areas of the OR, ICU, ward, and clinic settings as needed, to include on-call coverage. Provides critical care related direct care as a part of a multidisciplinary critical care team. They also provide urology-related direct patient care in all functional areas of the OR, PACU, ICU, ward, and clinic settings as needed. The incumbent may also be involved in program planning, objectives, policies, and standards essential to delivery of quality Urological care.
Work Schedule: 7:00am-3:30pm (Full-Time/40 hrs per week) Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
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.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Thermotherapy and proficiency in all Nephrectomy, Prostatectomy and Cystectomy surgical approaches are required.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.Physical Requirements: Stand for long periods.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
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