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VA Otolaryngologist - ENT Head & Neck Surgeon - VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Las Vegas NV

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

April 16, 2018
Job location:
Las Vegas, Nevada

$280,000.00 to $320,000.00 Ann
Full Time - practiced
Preferred suitable education


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Seeking BC/BE Otolaryngologist - ENT Head & Neck Surgeon -To Join Our VA Healthcare Team
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS), Las Vegas Nevada , is searching for well qualified Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon , to join our Surgical Care Line team, reporting to the Chief of Surgery. Per the American Academy of Otolaryngology of Head and Neck Surgery, otolaryngology physicians are trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck. Otolaryngologists diagnose and manage diseases of the ears, nose, sinuses, larynx, mouth and throat as well as structures of the neck and face. Competence in the in-tumor surgery is required. Otolaryngology Surgery has been prominent in the development of innovative techniques in head and neck surgery. The foundation of surgical anatomy, physiology, pathology, and other basic sciences is fundamental to this specialty. Competency in otolaryngology surgery implies a special combination of basic knowledge, surgical judgment, technical skills, ethics, and interpersonal skills to achieve satisfactory patient relationships and problem resolution.
Since 1972, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider Information technology our privilege to serve their health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 240,000 Veterans living in our catchment area. Within the sunny Las Vegas valley and surrounding areas, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) provides outpatient and inpatient health care services to more than 45,000 patients yearly, exceeding 450,000 outpatient visits per year. This comprehensive VA Medical Center is a 90-bed inpatient facility with state-of-the-art medical, diagnostic and surgical services. Other services provided by VASNHS include a 20-bed inpatient psychiatric treatment ward that opened on April 15, 2013. Several outpatient services are available at the Medical Center. Services provided by VASNHS continue to expand to meet the demands of the dynamic growth.
income will be determined by Compensation Review Panel process with approval by Medical Center Director located on selected candidate's credentials, practice and other qualifications, with realistic range of Compensation to be $280,000 - $320,000 Annually (Max Range: $400,000.00)
   » Recruitment/Relocation Incentive May be Authorized for Highly Qualified Candidates
tasks include, but are not limited to:
   » leadership abilities in the application of Evidence-located Medicine to in-patient and outpatient client care, organizationalprocesses and/or systems, improving results at service level.
   » Knowledge to implement an educational plan to meet changing program or service needs for self and others.
   » Knowledge of current techniques, trends, and professional issues related to ENT care and performance measuresrelated to ENT.
   » Knowledge of the range of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to theadministration of ENT care.
   » Knowledge of Quality Improvement tools in data collection and identifies barriers to the achievement of qualityimprovement in ENT care.
   » Knowledge significant to the principles, practices and techniques connected with Performance Improvement,healthcare-related issues, and other clinical professions.
   » capability to retrieve, collect and analyze data to identify patterns and/or trends, and ways to modify and/or improvecare practices to facilitate accomplishment of quality patient care.
   » Knowledge of the Computerized Patient Medical Record. capability to analyze and evaluate the clinical contents ofmedical records and connected documents, in terms of the quality and appropriateness of clinical care issues,such as adherence to, or deviation from accepted referral/consultation guidelines, standards and/or procedures.
   » Thorough knowledge of long-range objectives and the orderly and logical progression of steps to achievethose objectives.
   » Knowledge of current techniques, trends, and professional issues related to ENT care.
   » May perform at a minimum 90% of his/her time in a clinical function 10% in administrative and educational function.
   » Expected to function as a cooperative and collegial team member with the entire general surgery division. Thismeans that each individual surgeon should expect to take a proportional amount of call. Should be prepared tocover other attending's patients when "on call" as well as to be able to delegate responsibility to colleagueswhen "off call"
   » Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of a systematic assessment of clinical,administrative and research practices in support of ENT care.
   » Reviews medical charts of patients identified Peer Review; discuss cases/medical charts with physicians whenneeded/required.
   » Analyzes and evaluates the clinical contents of medical records and connected documents, in terms of the qualityand appropriateness of clinical care issues, such as adherence to, or deviation from accepted referral/consultationguidelines, standards and/or procedures.
   » Makes determinations of medical necessity and documents approval or denial of referral/consultation requests forENT care with supporting data and rationale in the electronic medical record.
Requirements & Expectations:
   » Board Certified in Otolaryngology
   » Proficiency in spoken and written English
   » Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth ofthe United States, or in the District of Columbia
   » Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when Information technology is not possible to recruit qualified citizensin conformity with Department of Veterans Affairs policy
   » VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. The VHA Physician Brochure provides an overview of the benefitsconnected with a VA practice:
   » Annual leave shall accrue for full-time physicians at the rate of 26 days per leave year (1 day per pay period).
An exciting job opportunity awaits you at our new, state-of-the-art VA facility in the entertainment capital of the world – Fabulous Las Vegas! The VASNHS is comprised of a newly constructed 90 bed Medical Center, (4) Primary Care Clinics all over the Las Vegas Valley, and Community located Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Pahrump and Laughlin, Nevada. Las Vegas offers no state earnings tax, a variety of affordable housing options and well-planned residential communities, an international airport, world class dining & entertainment, outdoor recreation and 300 sunny days a year – outdoor recreation and activities include Lake Mead/Hoover Dam, Mt. Charleston/Red Rock Canyon, Death Valley/Valley of Fire – including fishing, hiking, backpacking, water sports, and acres of uninhabited desert landscape for off road enthusiasts to enjoy a nonstop playground. Click for Las Vegas Community Guide at to lgain more about our great City! Now is a great time to take your career to the next level in beautiful Las Vegas – Join Our VA Healthcare Team Today!
For information and consideration, please email your Cover Letter & Curriculum Vitae to: Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant, E-Mail:, (702) 675-5761.


Additional income Information: A Recruitment and/or Relocation Incentive May Be Available For Highly Qualified Selected Candidate.

Internal Number: 10107894

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About Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?VHA physicians, nurses and health care givers provide nearly five million Veterans, and their families, with quality medical care every year. Our personnel practice all medical specialties and provide medical and rehabilitative treatment of all kinds, from acute to long term care. We're especially proud of VHA's preeminent function in educating physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. More than half of the physicians currently practicing in the United States received some part of their training in one of our care facilities.When you work as a VA health care, administrative, or support professional, the career opportunities are virtually endless. By working for the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, you'll have access to a wider range of opportunities and leadership abilities positions at your fingertips. VA's vast network of facil...ities also means more practice settings and specialization opportunities for health care professionals. No matter which VA facility you choose, you'll work within an interdisciplinary care team structure and be challenged to achieve the most positive patient results possible. You'll have the opportunity to practice significant, groundbreaking medicine often treating patients with injuries rarely seen in the private sector. And, our vast network of facilities gives you access to some of the most advanced medical technologies in the Nation. And, geography won't even get in your way. When life dictates a move, you can seek employment at any location where there is a vacancy and transfer with no loss of benefits. For health care professionals, only one current, active professional state license is necessary to practice anywhere in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. At the end of the day, VA professionals feel good about their careers, the Veterans they serve, and their capability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.When you work for VA, you work for a health care system that leads the Nation in quality care and patient satisfaction. Our patients say so, and so do a number of outside experts. VA also sets the national standard for patient safety initiatives. We are committed to automating workflow, reducing staff fatigue, and implementing evidence-located practice guidelines to positively impact patient safety and treatment results. Veterans' unique and complex health care needs drive many of VA's nationwide patient care initiatives, such as our Mental Health Enhancement Initiative, our new Polytrauma System of Care, and our focus on the rehabilitation of returning Veterans. VA also leads the way in diabetes and HIV/AIDS treatment and research.Abraham Lincoln created the Department of Veterans Affairs with the most noble of missions: To care for him who shall borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan. Every day, more soldiers leave the battlefield headed for home - men and women who sacrificed their bodies and, in some cases, their minds defending the dignity, honor and safety of those at home. When you work at VA, you will have a comfortable income, comprehensive benefits and great work/life balance, just like the private sector. But, VA has something that no other health care system does: the opportunity to serve Veterans. As the largest health care system in the U.S., the career opportunities are endless, matched with the fulfillment that comes with caring for these brave men and women. After all, their incredible sacrifices protected our freedoms. So to us, being able to give back to them is an honor and privilege. No matter the professional path you pursue, your contributions here will be essential to improving the health of Veterans across the U.S. Their needs will be your call to action. And their gratitude will remind you that we're all in this together. Find out how your talents can impact Veterans' lives, and discover your career at VA today!For information and to discuss your Physician, Nurse or Allied Health Career Interests and VA Healthcare Practice Opportunities in Southern California and Southern Nevada, please forward your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Dave Aragon, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant,, (702) 675-5761

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