This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. The Northport VAMC is hiring for a full time staff Anesthesiologist. The attending Anesthesiologist performs the full range of duties in Anesthesiology. The incumbent will demonstrate administrative competence with regard to fulfilling his/her responsibilities for meeting VACO and JCAHO requirements, especially those in the areas of medical staff responsibilities and for credentialing and privileging the professional staff. Results of JCAHO reviews, Regional Survey Team findings, Internal Facility Reviews and any other evaluations by external or internal groups will be noted and any deficiencies are appropriately and timely addressed. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal 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 CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting OVERALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include, but not limited to: 1. Direction of perioperative anesthetic care to patient a. Preoperative assessments b. Intro-operative anesthetic administration and monitoring c. Post-anesthesia care and supervision of recovery room d. Supervise and teach nurse anesthetists, residents and students and RT 2. Participation in care of patients in ICU, Cardiology, Cysto, Endoscopy, Radiology, Emergency room and any Special Procedural care areas as requested. 3. Provide timely anesthetic consultations 4. Attend departmental meeting and conferences. 5. Adhere to Medical staff by-laws and departmental directives and policies 6. Meet Continuing Education requirement. Participate in Continuing Medical Education Programs 7. Meets anesthesia-related documentation requirement 8. Participate in development and implementation of departmental policies and standards essential to the delivery of quality anesthetic care 9. Promotes an atmosphere of team through collaborative practices and effective communication between disciplines throughout the facility 10. Participate in research projects when requested 11. Night and weekend call as per the Chief of Anesthesia. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm (with shared call.)
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