The VA Puget Sound Healthcare system is seeking a Part-time Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon for our Seattle Clinic. Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Dentist Basic Requirements A degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery or dental medicine resulting from a course of education in dentistry. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are (1) United States and Canadian schools of dentistry listed by the Commission on Dental Accreditation(CODA), in the list published for the year in which the course of study was completed.(2) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia as qualifying for full and unrestricted licensure provided the licensure requirements include a written examination measuring science achievement and a performance examination measuring clinical competence certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant. ~AND~ Completed, or you are currently completing, an CODA accredited residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. ~AND~ Currently hold, or will hold, a current, full and unrestricted license to practice dentistry in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Note: Dentists must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. Preferred Experience: Completion of an CODA accredited residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery References: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-3 Dentist Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Light lifting (15 pounds and under), Use of fingers, Both hands required, Repeated bending (1 hour), Mental and Emotional Stability Environmental Factors: Outside and inside, Constant noise, Working closely with others ["The VA Puget Sound American Lake Dental Clinic is a 13 Chair dental clinic located on the American Lake VA Campus near Tacoma, WA and JBLM. The staff Oral Surgeon, will provide a full range of OMFS services in our outpatient clinic alongside a diverse group of general dentists and specialists. Duties include but are not limited to: Practice full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, including Implant placement and grafting Management of TMJ disorders Administration of moderate sedation Treatment of facial traumas Supervise and mentor University of Washington OMFS and VA/UW General Practice Residents during Outpatient oral surgical procedures Outpatient moderate sedations Operating Room cases Participation in UW Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Grand Rounds. Administrative collateral duties including but not limited to participation in Tumor Board and Implant Boards at VAPSHCS Cover after-hours call (rotational) for Oral and Maxillofacial and other Dental emergencies Provide oral surgery coverage of American Lake Outpatient Dental Clinic Clear and treat patients related to bone marrow and stem cell transplants, radiation therapy, bisphosphate treatment, cardiovascular and orthopedic procedures Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 5:00pm (variable) Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment/EDRP Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP: Not Approved Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Accrue 1 hour of Annual Leave every 10 hours in a paid status Accrue 1 hour Sick Leave every 20 hours in a paid status Retirement: Traditional federal Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 11 paid Federal holidays per year. Pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory."]
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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.