The Bay Pines VAMC is seeking and experienced leader to Join our Team as the Chief of Surgery.
This opportunity offers Loan Repayment and a Recruitment Bonus. Come and Practice Patient Centered Care while enjoying an excellent work life balance and the unmatched satisfaction of providing for our Nation’s Heroes. The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (BPVAHCS) is a level 1a, tertiary care facility. Originally opened in 1933, the medical center is located on 337 acres situated on the Gulf of Mexico approximately eight miles northwest of downtown Saint Petersburg, Fla. Co-located on the medical center campus are a VA Regional Office, National Cemetery, and Office of the Inspector General field office. This area is part of Tampa Bay, the second most populated metropolitan area in the state. The BPVAHCS operates nine facilities to include the main medical center located in Bay Pines and outpatient clinics located in Bradenton, Cape Coral, Naples, Palm Harbor, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Sebring. The medical center and its outpatient clinics serve Veterans residing in 10 counties in central southwest Florida to include Charlotte, Collier, Desoto, Hardee, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota. Every year, the organization serves more than 100,000 Veterans while providing a full range of high quality medical, psychiatric, and extended care services in outpatient, inpatient, residential, nursing home, and home care settings. Among the healthcare system’s many awards and accolades the organization was recognized nationally as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission (2012 and 2013), and was named a Cornerstone Recognition Award gold winner by the VA National Center for Patient Safety for the last six years.
The communities of the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area cover a peninsula just south and west of the Tampa Bay area. These waterside communities are renowned for their award-winning pristine beaches and quaint coastal beach towns. Clearwater Beach was voted “Best Beach Town in Florida; St. Pete was voted No. 1 in the U.S. and No. 5 in the world by TripAdvisor and Tierra Verde’s famous Fort de Soto Park has more awards than we can even list here. The area also boasts a thriving waterfront downtown area in St. Petersburg that is home to several museums, theatres and an incredible food and nightlife scene. In addition, its proximity to Tampa and several professional sporting teams and special events make this area one of the most special places to live in the country.
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.
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About U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Ken Mitchell
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.