Excellent Work Life Balance (up to 54 paid days off annually with federal benefits) Vascular Surgery opportunity at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center
The John D. Dingell VA Medical Center is seeking to add two (2) Vascular Surgeons to Join our team. This opportunity offers a Student Loan Forgiveness Plan and requires eligibility for a Faculty appointment with the Wayne State School of Medicine. We are seeking a Board Certified provider with a full and unrestricted license to practice in any US State. This opportunity provides quality patient-centered care to both inpatient and outpatient US Service Veteran adults within the surgical services department and participates in multidisciplinary activities involving the treatment plan and discharge plans of patients.
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.
Welcome to Detroit
Over 5 million call Destination Detroit home. That’s because Southeast Michigan offers a diverse, economically attractive location with world-class arts, culture and recreation. From the energy of America’s Comeback City to the comforts of nationally-ranked suburban communities, we make every kind of professional feel welcome. With hundreds of miles of shoreline, inland lakes and rivers nearby, we offer some of the world’s best recreational opportunities
Arts and Entertainment
The Detroit region is at once an established and growing center for arts and culture, making it a popular destination for tourists and residents alike. In addition to housing several burgeoning artist communities the Detroit region is home to more than 30 art museums, most notably the Detroit Institute of Arts, the sixth-largest fine arts museum in the United States.
With more than 40 theaters the Detroit region is second only to New York City for theater seats east of the Mississippi River. Detroit is home to the beautifully restored Fox Theatre and Max M. Fisher Music Center, which is home to the world renowned Detroit Symphony Orchestra under the musical direction of Leonard Slatkin.
Sports and Recreation
Downtown Detroit is home to three magnificent venues: Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions football team, Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers baseball team and Joe Louis Arena, home of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team.
It’s no wonder Sporting News rated the Detroit region (Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Ypsilanti) as one of the top sports cities in the U.S. and USA Today readers voted Detroit the “Best City for Sports” in 2014
Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:
49 days paid time off annually including; 26 days paid vacation, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid holidays and 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
on average federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance
possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually
VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement
No malpractice insurance as you are covered by the federal tort law
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Learn more at:
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.