Physician (Vascular Surgeon)

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Department Of Veterans Affairs
February 18, 2014
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Quality Care Our Heroes Deserve

Now is the time to take your career to the next level and become part of the high-caliber talent that is VA. Experience what 250,000 current VA employees already have state-of-the art practice settings, access to the latest technology, a multi-disciplinary team environment and the opportunity to provide the men and women who have bravely served this country with the finest patient care, benefits and customer satisfaction. And with VA Patient Satisfaction Scores leading the healthcare industry, you'll be joining one of the most respected facilities in the Nation.


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1024931

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.


The candidate will report

directly to the Associate Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Surgery. Applicants must be US citizens, have an M.D.

or D.O. degree, possess American Board Certification or be Board Eligible in Vascular

Surgery, and qualify for an academic appointment at the Assistant or Associate

Professor level at our physically adjacent affiliate, Wayne State University

School of Medicine (WSU-SOM). The candidate is expected to foster a supportive medical

student and resident teaching environment, and will have the capacity to

develop a basic, translational, or clinical research program in conjunction

with other VAMC investigators and/or with faculty at WSU-SOM. Dedication and

commitment to excellent clinical service as well as teaching are essential.

The John D. Dingell VAMC is a newly-constructed,

state-of-the-art 108 bed tertiary care medical, surgical, and psychiatric

facility with an 84 bed nursing home care unit, a 50 bed off-site Domiciliary, and

two community-based outpatient clinics. The

VAMC serves as a major WSU-SOM site for pre-and post-graduate education in

medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. A growing basic and clinical research

program now exceeds $3.5 million in annual VA funding. Over 1,800 employees

provide dedicated service to Veterans from throughout southeastern Michigan. We

are located in the heart of Detroit's cultural and medical center that includes

museums, seven hospitals, and Wayne State University.

Excellent benefits to include:

health, life and long-term care insurance, paid vacation and sick leave,and tax-deferred savings


Interested candidates may address

any questions regarding the position via email to Daniel Reddy, M.D. at, Gamal Mostafa, M.D.,

ACOS for Surgical Services at, or Scott A. Gruber, M.D., Ph.D, MBA, Chief of Staff



  • Full unrestricted Licensure required
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English

Required Skills:



  • U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
  • 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.


Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.

PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.

Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit


Your application, rsum and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.

Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. You'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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