Seeking Talented General Gastroenterologist Physicians to Join the Section of Gastroenterology
The Dayton VA Medical Center
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Hospital, Public and Private
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Seeking Talented General Gastroenterologist Physicians to Join the Section of Gastroenterology in Dayton, Ohio
The Dayton VA Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio is actively recruiting to fill a Board-Certified Staff physician positions in General Gastroenterology with board certification (BE considered) candidates in our growing gastroenterology section. Selected candidates will be asked to apply for a faculty appointment at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and will be involved with education & teaching of medical students, medicine residents, fellows & other providers. The Dayton VA Medical Center is affiliated with Wright Patterson AFB Medical Center and eleven (11) other Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Lima, Middletown, and Springfield, Ohio along with Richmond, Indiana. It is a Joint Commission accredited, 1c/high complexity, 356 bed teaching facility serving more than 45,000 Veterans in Western Ohio & Eastern Indiana. This exciting job opportunity awaits you in modern, well-equipped, well-staffed VA facility located in an affordable mid-western city.
You are invited to consider joining the team at the Dayton VA Medical Center, providing care for the world’s best patients while providing training and mentorship for residents and medical students. You should be board certified/eligible in Gastroenterology and a US citizen with current US licensure (any state) with no history of revocations or suspension. Permanent Residents may be considered if no US citizen is selected.
Gastroenterologist to provide the delivery of quality patient care and evidenced- based standards of practice in the Subspecialty of Gastroenterology. This includes the direct patient care in concert with a GI Fellowship program in out and in-patient care settings. While advanced endoscopy and EUS skills are highly desired they are not essential. Endoscopic skills in non-advanced endoscopy, small bowel endoscopy, and ancillary GI procedures are required. Experience in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases is highly desired. Skill and knowledge necessary to provide care to the level of age specific diseases and the range of disease severity. This includes the ability to identify patient needs and to provide the care needed to promote improvement. Experience and confidence in providing moderate sedation for endoscopic procedures is required. Provider will also have teaching responsibilities include the effectiveness in teaching, monitoring and coordination of educational activities - planning, evaluating and documenting of medical students, residents and GI Fellows.
Coordinate the patient care by effective communication with PCP, Inpatient, ED and outside services. Perform other duties as assigned by Chief of Section/Medicine. Perform administrative tasks as assigned, such as peer reviews and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations (OPPE).
Work Schedule: Full-time, with either a standard TOD or compressed TOD. Night and weekend hours are not currently scheduled, however, full-time physicians are employed on a 24/7 basis
Must be U.S. Citizen – Non-US Citizens may be considered
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
Board Certification in Gastroenterology preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered. Board certification in Internal Medicine is also preferred.
Dayton has just over 165,000 residents and is Ohio's sixth largest city. Dayton is a city rich in inventive history, with more patents than any other town in the nation and the birthplace of aviation pioneers, the Wright brothers. Dayton is blessed with a beautiful park system, hundreds of miles of bike paths, golf courses as well as canoeing, fishing and other outdoor activities. Dayton has a nationally recognized art institute, a large air force base, a symphony, ballet company and opera, as well as festivals and arts fairs year-round. Dayton is an easy drive to both Cincinnati and Columbus which offer professional sports and the nationally known Ohio State football team.
Unique to the area is the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park, the Wright Brother's bike shop and Carillon Park featuring an original model of the famous Wright B flyer-the world’s first practical aircraft. The United States Air Force Museum located in Dayton is the largest military aviation museum in the world with over 200 planes, missiles and exhibits on display-and it’s free! For outdoor enthusiasts, there's Sycamore State Park, which offers fishing and camping, or Five Rivers Metroparks with several locations throughout Dayton with miles of jogging and walking trails.
Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range will be competitive for the academic rank and include a full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA provides employees with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA, Flexible Spending Accounts, Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government, and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching contributions.
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
Please forward copy of your Curriculum Vitae to Henry "Hank" Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant at Henry.Laguatan@va.gov or call (206) 459-7927.
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.