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Oscar G. Johnson VAMC
City:Iron Mountain
State:MI
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Urology
Opportunity Description:

Excellent Work Life Balance (up to 54 paid days off annually with federal benefits) Urologist opportunity in Beautiful Upper Peninsula, MI

 

The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in beautiful Iron Mountain Michigan has an opportunity for an Urologist.  We are seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible provider with a full and unrestricted license to practice in any US State.  This opportunity provides quality patient-centered care to both inpatients and outpatients for adults age 18-65 and older adults age 65+ within the surgical services urology department and participates in multidisciplinary activities involving the treatment plan and discharge plans of patients. Includes patient/family/significant other/health care provider in establishing realistic, measurable goals related to health education and treatment plan and in planning care on a continuum; assists staff in the process of mutual goal setting

 

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.

 

Iron Mountain, Upper Peninsula Michigan

 

In Iron Mountain, in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula, you will discover the hidden treasures of the great outdoors and realize why it is called God's country. With an abundance of wilderness, lakes and rivers, events and attractions, your family will find its "home away from home". The U.P. is home to all but one of Michigan’s waterfalls. There are more than 300 falls scattered across the U.P., ranging in size from under 5 feet to 48+ feet vertical drops. Looking to soak up the local scenery? Fumee Lake Natural Area and other area trails, have miles of trails to enjoy scenic views, wild life and flowers. Want some beautiful water scenery?  Miles of trails for both silent and motor sport enthusiasts to bike, hike, cross country ski, ATV and snowmobile. Waterways for canoe, kayak, whitewater rafting, boating and fishing. Forest areas offer great bird, small game, bear and deer hunting. Nationally rated golf courses and 2 great ski resorts offer something for everyone all year round.

 

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:  https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/eligibility/#url=Overview

Retirement:  https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/fers-information/

 

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. Learn more at:

http://www.vacreers.va.gov/

 

If interested in learning more information about this position please email an updated CV to:

Kenneth.mitchell3@va.gov

 

 

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Facility Description:

The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center (OGJVAMC) is located at Iron Mountain, MI, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  The facility oversees six Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Ironwood, Hancock, Marquette, Sault Ste. Marie, and Menominee, MI, and Rhinelander, WI.  It also operates a Rural Health Outreach Clinic in Manistique, MI.  OGJVAMC and its CBOCs /Rural Outreach Clinic annually serve 20,000 Veterans.  OGJVAMC has one of the largest geographic patient service area east of the Mississippi River, encompassing fifteen Michigan counties and ten counties in northeastern Wisconsin.  It is home to approximately 55,000 Veterans, over 26,000 of whom are enrolled in VA’s health care system. OGJVAMC employs 679 staff at its main facility and CBOCs, including 98 providers of which 39 are licensed physicians, 222 nurses, and 62 mental health professionals that provide primary and selected secondary health care.

OGJVAMC is a primary and secondary level care facility with 17 acute care, general medicine beds. The main facility has an Urgent Care Center, and collaborates with larger VA Medical Centers in Milwaukee and Madison, WI, as well as local community health facilities to provide higher-level emergency and specialty care services.  OGJVAMC also provides rehabilitation and extended care, including palliative and hospice care, in its 40-bed Community Living Center.

OGJVAMC provides ambulatory and acute health care in areas of audiology, diabetes, dentistry, ear/nose/throat (ENT), geriatrics and extended care, general medicine, home-based primary care, mental health, neurology, oncology, optometry/ophthalmology, orthopedics, palliative/hospice, physical and occupational therapy, prosthetics, podiatry, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychiatry, radiology, sleep studies, speech, spinal cord injury (SCI), substance abuse, surgery, urology, weight management, and women’s wellness.

OGJVAMC is a leader in rural health care delivery in VHA, and employs state-of-the-art telehealth audio visual technology.  Telehealth has greatly improved access to specialty care for rural Veterans by bringing these services closer to the Veterans’ homes.  OGJVAMC currently supports telehealth for primary medical care and over 30 specialty care areas, including many of the services noted above.

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