The Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System (VAHCS) in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona is seeking a Head and Neck Surgeon. This opportunity offers a Recruitment bonus and Loan Repayment plan. The successful candidate will have completed a general surgical residency with advanced fellowship training in head and neck surgery or completed an Otolaryngology Head and Neck Residency Program. The candidate will be a team member of a busy Otolaryngology/Head and Neck section offering a wide range of services to our veteran population. The service provides teaching and operative experience for surgical residents and medical students. You will work in a newly remodeled clinical facility and receive excellent supporting services from multidisciplinary specialists including speech pathology, oral surgery, audiology, and nutrition. Opportunities and protected time for research are available. The medical center has a close relationship with the University of Arizona Medical School and university appointments are available and encouraged.
Basking in sunshine 300 days a year in the aptly named Valley of the Sun, the Phoenix VAHCS is located near downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Although renowned for its warm, dry climate, Arizona’s capitol offers much more than great weather. The Phoenix metro area, now America’s 5th largest city, offers affordable housing and a relaxed, informal southwestern lifestyle.
Diversity abounds. Greater Phoenix has an abundance of golf courses, parks, public swimming pools and bike paths. For the sports fans Phoenix is home to the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, NFL's Arizona Cardinals; major league baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks and the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes. Across the state, more than 11 million acres of national forest lands provide a varied playground for those who enjoy skiing, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, boating, hiking or camping….for the more adventurous, there's white water rafting on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon! For city dwellers, the valley boasts exceptional shopping and retail establishments, restaurants and night life. The valley is also rapidly gaining prominence as a Mecca for the arts. Phoenix possesses world class museums, a ballet, symphony orchestra and several theater companies.
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.
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About U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Ken Mitchell
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.