Job ID: 289911588  |  Last Updated: 1/13/2021

Otolaryngology (Loan Repayment and Recruitment Bonus authorized) opportunity with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Phoenix, AZ

Employer
Phoenix, AZ VA Health Care System
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Applicant Contact
Kenneth Mitchell
(734) 222-4298
(734) 222-4340
Accepts J-1 Visas
No
Websites
https://www.VAcareers.va.gov

Job Description

Otolaryngology opportunity with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Phoenix, AZ (Loan Repayment up to 200K)

Position Information
The Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System (VAHCS) in Phoenix, Arizona is seeking a General Otolaryngologist to join our team. The candidate will be a team member of a busy Otolaryngology 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. This positions offers Student Loan Repayment and protected time for research. The medical center has a close relationship with the University of Arizona Medical School and university appointments are available and encouraged.
Interested or know someone that may be interested? Contact: Kenneth.mitchell3@va.gov

Community
Welcome to Phoenix
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, Arizonas capitol offers much more than great weather. The Phoenix metro area, now Americas 5th largest city, offers affordable housing and a relaxed, informal southwestern lifestyle.
Greater Phoenix has an abundance of golf courses, parks, public swimming pools and bike paths. For the sports fans Phoenix is home to the NBAs Phoenix Suns, NFL's Arizona Cardinals; major league baseballs Arizona Diamondbacks and the NHLs 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.
https://www.frommers.com/destinations/phoenix
https://www.phoenix.gov/

Benefits
Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:
? 49 days paid time off annually including; 26 days paid vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid holidays and 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
? on average federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance
? possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually
? VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement
? No malpractice insurance as you are covered by the federal tort law
? up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k)
? Health and Retirement: https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance

About the VA
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.
If interested in learning more information about this position, please email an updated CV to:
Kenneth.mitchell3@va.gov


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