U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
General Surgeon Opportunity
Martinsburg, West Virginia
The Martinsburg VA Medical Center is committed to serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
Martinsburg Veterans Medical Center
1 license/50 States- 49 days paid time off annually!
Martinsburg, WV is a picturesque, historic community within 90 minutes from Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metropolitan areas
, yet offers the serenity of small town living. Our opportunity is nestled in a community which offers family friendly lifestyle, great public and private schools, and affordable real estate. With such close proximity to our nation’s capital you can enjoy all the attractions, sports, shopping, and entertainment that a metropolitan area has to offer.
This position allows you to care for Veterans and perform a full range of general surgery procedures, of which many will be performed using laparoscopic equipment. Our opportunity include general procedures, patient admission and discharges, consultation, evaluation and treatment to manage various conditions, illness, and injuries requiring general surgery; provides direct clinical services in both the clinic and the operating room to patients needing General Surgery diagnostic care and treatment. Some night, weekend and holiday call may be required. The office hours of are Monday through Friday from 8 – 4:30, allowing for the lifestyle you deserve.
VA physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation.
Required certifications: B.E./B.C. General Surgery
Full unrestricted Licensure, certification, or registration required
No heart surgery
Routine procedures: full complement of general surgery available with opportunities to perform endoscopy (if you would like)
Reason for opening: Anticipated retirement of provider
Call: 1 in every 4 nights. Low volume, rarely call backs
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Benefits for you:
In addition to professional and personal rewards, VA also offers extensive employment benefits and educational opportunities.
Paid Time Off:
Up to 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
– you can carry over up to 86 days into a new year
13 Days paid sick leave each year
with no limit on accumulation – unused sick leave can be used to extend creditable service time at retirement!
10 Federal holidays per year with pay
Health Insurance: VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available.
Dental & Vision: Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government.
Long-term care insurance is available as an option
Federal Retirement Plan:
VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS basic benefits (pension); and 3)Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions, depending on the amount of the employee contribution
For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years’ service
Martinsburg VA Medical Center
510 Butler Avenue
Martinsburg, WV 25405
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The Veterans Health Administration is home to the United States’ largest integrated health care system consisting of 152 medical centers, nearly 1,400 community-based outpatient clinics, community living centers, Vet Centers and Domiciliaries. Together these health care facilities and the more than 53,000 independent licensed health care practitioners who work within them provide comprehensive care to more than 8.3 million* Veterans each year.