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    Physician (Urologist) - North Chicago, United States - Department Of Veterans Affairs

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    Summary



    This position is eligible for 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 your start date. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (1-5 yrs) are determined by the VHA Education loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of EDRP application. Contact for questions/assistance.



    Duties


    This is an open and continuous announcement, applicants will be reviewed and sent to the hiring officials every two weeks if eligible and qualified.

    VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.

    Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized, $25K

    Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Authorized Learn more.

    EDRP Authorized: Contact for questions/assistance.

    Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases

    Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off 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 (must be full-time with board certification)

    Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided

    Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

    Major Duties

    The Staff Urologist develops monitors and alters a comprehensive health care treatment program to include:

    1. Gather a comprehensive database and perform initial and ongoing assessment of assigned patients' medical, physical, and psychosocial status:

    • a. Conduct and document histories and physicals
    • b. Order and evaluate diagnostic tests, i.e., lab works, x-rays, EKGs, consults, and similar studies
    • c. Develop treatment plans in collaboration with other attending physicians and health care team.
    • d. Record progress notes, write discharge notes and summaries
    • e. Generate appropriate referrals to other health care professionals and community agencies according to established procedures
    2. Discriminate between normal/abnormal findings and formulating a treatment plan accordingly. Communicate with attending physicians regarding abnormal findings.

    3. Initiate and adjust selected medications with formulary approval for inpatients.

    4. Document in the medical record all procedures performed for which the Staff Urologist is responsible. Institute and adjust plans of care, utilizing Staff Urologist skills.

    5. Provide appropriate response to life-threatening emergency situation when no physicians are immediately available.

    6. Document clinical findings and progress notes in the medical record.

    7. Develop and provide patient treatment and education plan.

    8. Initiate and monitor health maintenance in conjunction with the patient, family/significant other and members of the multi-disciplinary team.

    9. Provide and promote teamwork support and collaboration with multi-disciplinary team members.

    10. Participate in interdisciplinary team conferences to assure the quality patient care management.

    11. Determine, in collaboration with Attending physician, appropriate admissions, discharges referrals and transfers to different levels of care and coordinates management of patients.

    12. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that the care provided meets or exceeds VA, Department of Defense, and external standards.

    13. The incumbent provides care to outpatients and inpatients within the VHA system. The incumbent uses the Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) for physician order entry (prescriptions, laboratory and radiology orders, consult requests) and notes, reviews of laboratory, radiology, procedure and consultation reports and communicates abnormal results to patients.

    14. The incumbent performs admission history and physical examinations, discharge notes and summaries, advance directive, code status documentation, progress notes, Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS) evaluations, rounds, case reviews with residents and mid-level providers, and attends discharge planning and treatment team meetings. All encounters are expected to be accurately coded.

    15. The candidate with work as equally clinical partner with the existing Urology Surgery team, responsible to create, publish and share equally in the on-call schedule to ensure the facility has 24/7 coverage for urologic emergencies

    16. Will participate in all aspects of the urology surgery program, to include: providing comprehensive surgical care services within the scope of practice of a urologic surgeon, to provide appropriate follow-up care of existing conditions, to manage emergency conditions, to provide pre-operative and post-operative patient care, including daily hospital rounds as indicated, and to provide inpatient and consult service during off tours (nights, weekends, and holidays) as required by the Directorate, the VHA, and as assigned, and aligned with Section resources.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm


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