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The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, MS, a major affiliate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, is seeking one full time faculty/staff physician for patient care, education and research in General Surgery.
We will accept applications for this position on an ongoing basis. Once the position has been filled, this announcement will close without further notice.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL BE REFERRED AT THE END OF EACH MONTHS.
Physician- General Surgeon?All staff physicians in the Surgical Service will function within their approved clinical privileges, providing preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to our patients. In addition, staff surgeons will assess and manage patients in the surgical specialty clinics, as well as on the wards, emergency department, and nursing home. Staff will be expected to provide the highest quality surgical care possible, to the greatest number of Veterans in a timely manner, compassionate, efficient, and cost effective manner. Provides guidance and clinical supervision for the nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and health technicians assigned to the Surgical Service when appropriate. Provides guidance and supervision for the medical students and residents assigned to the Surgical Service in accordance to Center Policy Memorandum, F-14A-39 "Monitoring of Resident Supervision." Participates and attends medical center committee meetings as assigned by the Chief, Surgical Service in his/her absence. Assist in the development, implementation, and expansion of programs in the Surgical Service.
The VAMC in Jackson is a 140 bed acute care hospital with an attached 86 bed community living center which includes hospice and palliative care. On the physical campus of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, most staff have faculty appointments with ample opportunity to teach medical students and residents.
Salary and academic appointment commensurate with experience.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; work schedules may vary depending on the needs of the service (also rotational weekend and night call).
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Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
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