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Staff Gastroenterologist Practice Opportunity

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VA Careers
The Dublin, Georgia VA Medical Center is recruiting for a BE/BC Gastroenterologist. As a Physician (Gastroenterologist GI ) physician, you will be responsible to provide comprehensive medical and selected specialty services for outpatients, inpatients, and nursing home patients.
He/she will provide patient care to veterans in the areas of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology in the form of primary care, specialty and/or consultative care. He/she will diagnose, treat, and manage patients with gastrointestinal diseases according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques. You will provide services such as outpatient examinations, consultation services related to GI, and admission status to the facility.
You will be responsible to for the administration of IV solutions/medications as needed and starting intravenous lines.. You will perform GI procedures such as EGD (gastroscopy), and colonoscopies. He/she will attend GI team meetings, Acute Care Service Line meetings, and meetings with other medical center staff. You will serve on committees, participate in quality assurance programs, and assist our facility to meet established performance measures in the area of GI.
You will be responsible to document patient care data in electronic medical records such as history and physical exams within 24 hours of admission; daily progress notes for inpatients; encounters for outpatients; consult notes; discharge summaries and instructions; transfer summaries; and, enter new and renewal prescriptions. You will serve as an integral part of our Carl Vinson VAMC clinical team serving Veterans.
Salary Range: Up To $265,000 per year.
Salary will be determined by a compensation panel based on experience, education and background.
RELOCATION EXPENSES / RECRUITMENT BONUS MAY BE AUTHORIZED.
EDRP: The applicant selected for this position MAY BE eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award up to the maximum limitation under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program. Approval for EDRP awards are subject to the availability of funding.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
(1) Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.
(2) Licensure and Registration, Physicians (Except Residents). 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. The facility Director may waive this licensure requirement if the physician is to serve in a country other than the United States and the physician has licensure in that country.
(3) Residents. 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 before the second year of VA residency, or meet any licensure, registration or other equivalent requirements established for residents of non-VA hospitals with which the VA facility is affiliated for training purposes. The resident must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
(4) English Language Proficiency. Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required.
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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Approved schools are: Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted
BENEFITS:
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at http://www4.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp .


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