Gastroenterologist (GI) physician will be responsible for providing comprehensive medical and selected specialty services for outpatients, inpatients, and nursing home patients. The candidate will provide patient care to veterans in the areas of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology in the form of primary care and/or consultative care. Key duties include diagnosis, treatment, and management patients with gastrointestinal diseases according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques. The successful candidate will also provide outpatient examinations, consultation services related to GI, management of patients with Hepatitis C with the current treatment regimen, and admission status to the facility, oversee the administration of conscious sedation, perform GI procedures such as EGD (gastroscopy), EGD with Peg, colonoscopies, paracentesis, liver biopsy, and other procedures as appropriate and in-line with your technical skills. Additional duties include attendance at GI team meetings, Medical Service meetings, and meetings with other medical center staff, in addition to service on other committees, participation in quality assurance programs, and assistance with our facility meeting established performance measures in the area of gastroenterology. Responsibilities will extend to chart reviews and coordination with hospitalists regarding patient care issues. The successful candidate will be responsible for documenting patient care data in electronic medical records such as procedure notes, inpatient and outpatient consult notes and, enter new and renewal prescriptions. The position includes extensive interaction with trainees, and we expect the candidate to serve as an integral part of our facility's clinical team serving Veterans and teaching residents, and medical students.
Work Schedule: Typically Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Light to Moderate Lifting (15 - 44 lbs); Light Carrying (15 lbs and under); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 2 hours); Standing (up to 2 hours); Kneeling (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid permitted). All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
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