VAMC Wilkes-Barre is seeking a Full time, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon to join its surgical services team at its Allentown, PA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) location. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) 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 Orthopedic Surgery is responsible for all phases of care of the injured patient; as well as complete care of critically ill patients with underlying surgical conditions in emergency departments and intensive care units. Other services include, but are not limited to: Special Procedures, Amputation, Arthrodesis, Arthroplasty, Arthotomy, Arthroscopic Surgery, Bone Graft, Excision, Hand Surgery, Osteotomy, Fracture Care, Casts, Tendor Surgery, Ligaments Surgery, Cartilage Surgery, Tumor Surgery, supervision of surgical and ancillary student, residents, fellows and physician extenders. Work Schedule: M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm
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