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. This announcement reflects a closing date of September 30, 2022. We will accept application packets on an on-going basis; however, qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official at two-week intervals. The first referral will be two weeks from the opening date of the announcement. If the vacancy is filled prior to the current closing date, the announcement will be closed. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): A recruitment/ relocation incentive may be eligible for high qualified applicants. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): 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. EDRP Authorized: Contact Brandilyn.Wasson@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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 Position Responsibilities: - Participate in and/or manages all aspects of the Anesthesia Section, to include outpatient clinical, administrative, and personnel supervisory tasks. - Provide comprehensive anesthesia services, including pre and post-operative services and follow-up care for surgical patients - Supervise and provide guidance to staff CRNA. - Recommend to administration and medical staff the type and amount of equipment that is needed for administering anesthesia and analgesia. - Develop anesthesia safety rules that follow regulations and standards regarding the safe administration of anesthetics. - Coordinates Medical Center's OOORAM program training- Available for consultation regarding the scheduling of patients for surgery relating to time and place of surgery if a conflict in scheduling occurs. - Use electronic medical records. - Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team including Nursing, Anesthesiology, Surgical Physicians, Mid-Level Surgical Providers and medical support staff to ensure prompt and efficient delivery of patient care services. - Participate in service level and hospital committees, PI activities, and in-service education programs regarding anesthesia care. - Perform administrative duties related to patient care management including: entering progress notes, histories and physicals, anesthesia consultation notes, discharge summaries and consults, etc. Work Schedule: 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday -Friday. Call one weekend per month
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