Albuquerque VA Healthcare Center is seeking two Full time Robotic Urologists. The staff Urologist is accountable to the Chief, Urology Section, to provide the most effective and up to date delivery of Urological care throughout the medical center in compliance with VA and VHA Directives, the American Urological Association standards/guidelines, and The Joint Commission accreditation standards. Our busy outpatient clinics as well as the Operating Room are capable of most urological procedures. The candidate should be able to provide a variety of Urological services including pre-operative patient assessment, exam and management and perform most all aspects of Adult Urological Surgery. Special consideration will be given to those candidates with Robotic, Urologic Oncology and prosthetic surgical skills. The candidate should be able to provide urology-related direct patient care in all functional areas of the OR, ICU/critical care, ward, and clinic settings as needed, to include on-call coverage. The candidate may also be involved in program planning, objectives, policies, and standards essential to delivery of quality Urological care. Duties include, but are not limited to: Participate in and or manage all aspects of a general urology program, to include clinical, administrative, academic and research components if warranted. Manage patient workload within available staffing. Document progress notes and consultation findings in an electronic medical record, dictation and electronics signature of OP reports and hospital discharge summaries. Provide surgical treatment for genitourinary injuries and diseases including major and minor procedures. Actively participate in Resident training, education and supervision Candidate may be eligible for clinical professorship association with UNMH Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: No Compressed/Flexible: No Virtual: No EDRP: Yes. This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more 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.