Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) Recruiting for a full time Physician, Orthopedic Surgeon for the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Columbia, Missouri within the Surgery Service line. Board eligible or board certification in Orthopedic Surgery is preferred. Specific tasks depend on the specialty; however, the following responsibilities are likely to be carried out, regardless of the doctor's specialty, on a daily or weekly basis: Examining and talking to patients to diagnose their medical conditions; carrying out specific procedures as appropriately credentialed; making notes, both as a legal record of treatment and for the benefit of other health care professionals; working with other doctors as part of a team, either in the same department, or within other specialties; liaising with other medical and non-medical staff in the hospital to ensure quality treatment; promoting health education; undertaking managerial responsibilities such as planning the workload and staffing of the department, especially at more senior levels; Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday; 06:30am to 5:00pm with on call schedule. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.