Seeking Talented Otolaryngologist (ENT) To Join Large & Expanding Surgery Department in Las Vegas NV
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
May 24, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Expected Range of $280,000.00
Full Time - Experienced
Join Us In Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada
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 expertise, 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 it 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.
Salary will be determined by Compensation Panel review process with approval by Medical Center Director based on selected candidate's credentials, experience and other qualifications, with realistic range of Compensation to be $280,000 - $320,000 Annually (Max Range: $400,000.00), and may include a Recruitment and/or Relocation Incentive for highly qualified candidate selected.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Leadership in the application of Evidence-Based Medicine to in-patient and outpatient client care, organizational processes and/or systems, improving outcomes 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 measures related to ENT.
Knowledge of the range of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the administration of ENT care.
Knowledge of Quality Improvement tools in data collection and identifies barriers to the achievement of quality improvement in ENT care.
Knowledge relevant to the principles, practices and techniques associated with Performance Improvement, healthcare-related issues, and other clinical professions.
Ability to retrieve, collect and analyze data to identify patterns and/or trends, and ways to modify and/or improve care practices to facilitate accomplishment of quality patient care.
Knowledge of the Computerized Patient Medical Record. Ability to analyze and evaluate the clinical contents of medical records and associated 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 understanding of long-range objectives and the orderly and logical progression of steps to achieve those 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 role 10% in administrative and educational role.
Expected to function as a cooperative and collegial team member with the entire general surgery division. This means that each individual surgeon should expect to take a proportional amount of call. Should be prepared to cover other attending's patients when "on call" as well as to be able to delegate responsibility to colleagues when "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 when needed/required.
Analyzes and evaluates the clinical contents of medical records and associated 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.
Makes determinations of medical necessity and documents approval or denial of referral/consultation requests for ENT 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 of the United States, or in the District of Columbia
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy
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 throughout the Las Vegas Valley, and Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Pahrump and Laughlin, Nevada. Las Vegas offers no state income 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 http://www.lasvegascommunityguide.com/ to learn 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, (702) 675-5761.
Additional Salary Information: A Recruitment and/or Relocation Incentive of up to 25% of first year salary may be considered for highly qualified candidate
Internal Number: 10107894
About VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
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.