The Atlanta VA Healthcare System is seeking a full-time Cardiac Surgeon in the Surgical and Perioperative Care Service Line at the Atlanta VA HCS. The incumbent is expected to have extensive experience in performing open heart surgery, providing direct support of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) program, and other cardiovascular procedures. He/she will be responsible for the clinical and surgical needs of inpatients and outpatients in the Cardio-Thoracic Surgery section. Major Duties include but are not limited to: Providing care of Veteran patients in the Cardio-Thoracic Surgery service. Responsible for the development, administration and process, assignment, education, and evaluation of all students and resident programs within the service. Facilitating professional development of personnel throughout the service. Responsible for outlining the service's workflow processes, procedures, protocol and policies within regulatory guidelines. Ensuring quality assurances of the service and the delivery of healthcare. Participating in various committees;. Responsible for the scopes of practices and competences including their oversight for all personnel assigned to the service. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm 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.