This is an Open Continuous Announcement. Qualified Applicants will be forwarded to the selection manager every two weeks. This announcement may close early if selection is made. DUTIES: 1. Staff within the Emergency Department area are ultimately responsible for all aspects of medical care and provide or assist residents and/or the mid-level practitioner in the process of evaluation and treatment of the Emergency Department patients. The incumbent evaluates the patient to assess changes in the physical and mental status. A progress note is written in the patient's chart. Notes also include the concurrence with notes written by the resident and attending notes as appropriate. 2. The Emergency provider is responsible to coordinate with providers within their own and outside of their own Service Line, and with other VHA facilities or community providers as determined by the plan of care for the veteran. Open, clear, and collaborative engagements are a key duty. Incumbent is ultimately responsible to ensure barriers for Veterans and staff are minimized in order to promote a positive work environment. Fosters positive working relationships with staff, peers and Veterans. 3. Staff within the Emergency department setting perform consultations within their own and other service lines as indicated. They are responsible for the provision of clinical care, graduate medical education, and scientific research as appropriate. 4. Although on-call hours are seldom, staff within the Emergency department shall be available for emergency interventions. Emergency department providers will be available to cover shifts if needed in understaffed situations per policy 5. Staff within the Emergency Department are appropriately credentialed and privileged. They participate in various hospital committees, departmental and hospital in-service programs, and education programs of the department and the hospital. They are also involved in continuous quality improvement through peer review process. 6. The Emergency physician must be privileged by this facility in Out of Operating Room Airway Management, and Moderate Sedation. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment/Relocation Incentives (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized for highly qualified candidates Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact email@example.com, 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 Work Schedule: Rotating 12 hours shifts, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays
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.