The VA in Temple, TX is seeking to add a Robotics Trained Urologist to join our team. This opportunity offers Loan Repayment and will work with residents from Texas A&M School of Medicine. The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) is one of the largest integrated health care systems in the United States and provides a full range of services including medical/surgical hospital beds, a hospice unit, and community living center (CLC) beds. CTVHCS serves a Veteran population of more of more than 252,000, covers 35,243 square miles and eleven congressional districts in 39 counties.
CTVHCS consists of two medical centers located in Temple and Waco; one stand-alone clinic in Austin; five community based outpatient clinics in Brownwood, Cedar Park, College Station, La Grange and Palestine; two CLCs in Temple and Waco; one domiciliary in Temple; a Blind Rehabilitation Unit in Waco; and two rehabilitation units – one for post-traumatic stress disorder in Temple and one for severely mentally ill life enhancement in Waco.
CTVHCS is a major provider of health care for combat veterans from Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn. One of the largest inpatient psychiatric facilities in the country is located on the CTVHCS Waco Campus which was officially named a Mental Health Center of Excellence in 2006 after legislation was passed by U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison in 2005.
The Olin E. Teague Veterans' Medical Center in Temple is a tertiary care facility. It is a teaching medical center, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. The Temple campus also includes a 187-bed Domiciliary and a 160-bed State Veterans Home. The Temple medical center is the only campus with an Emergency Room that operates around the clock.
Offering the best of both worlds by combining the convenience of a big city with small town hospitality, the city of Temple is regarded as one of the greatest places to live and work in Texas.
According to CBS News, Temple is ranked as the 6th most affordable place to live in the U.S. with the cost of living in Temple, Texas 14.3% lower than the national average!
With one of the fastest growing healthcare systems, robust economic sector, and emphasis on education, Temple is experiencing quick growth attracting residents from all over the state and beyond - learn more about Relocating to Texas.
Temple’s pro-growth attitude and business friendly environment has allowed Temple to create diverse employment opportunities and maintain a lower than average unemployment rate* when compared to the surrounding area, state, and nation.
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.