• Department of Veterans Affairs
  • $86,580.00 -122,250.00/year*
  • Washington, DC
  • Healthcare - Physician
  • Full-Time
  • 715 Gallatin St NW

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As a VA Surgeon your opportunities are endless! Located in the nation's capital, only a short distance from the historic buildings that house today's leaders and commemorate yesterday's.

Washington DC VA Medical Center seeks a Full-Time, Board Certified/Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon.

Preferred Qualifications for the Orthopedics Attending Physician:

  • ABOS Board Eligible/Certified
  • Total Joints Fellowship Training
  • Performs Revision Total Joints Procedures
  • High desire for Proficiency in Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty and Hip Arthroscopy skills

Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Providing special training and expertise in the treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions and sports medicine problems; which include but are not limited to fractures, arthroplasty, rotator cuff repairs, ligament repair/reconstructions, allograft reconstruction, and shoulder repair/reconstruction using minimally invasive techniques and arthroscopic skills
    • Evaluating patients in the orthopedic surgery clinic, emergency room, intensive care unit, operating room, and from other inpatient services.
    • Supervising trainees including medical students, residents, and fellows in these settings.
    • Participating in Orthopaedic Surgical Teaching Rounds and conferences.
    • Assisting in the daily running of the orthopaedic surgery clinical service in both the inpatient, OR, and outpatient setting.
    • Assisting in maintaining clinical flow efficiency in the outpatient setting, keeping clinic and operative wait times low.

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  • Very competitive salary package including pay for performance
  • Participation in TSP retirement program
  • up to 26 days of annual leave accrue annually
  • 10 days of paid federal holidays
  • 13 days wellness/sick leave accrue annually
  • Life, health, long-term care insurance and retirement benefits available


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

Disability Retirement.

Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years' service

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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