The incumbent may work in one or all of the following units: Endoscopy Suite, Inpatient wards and Subspecialty Clinic area and reports to the Director, Gastroenterology Section. In addition, the incumbent may be required to perform General Medicine and/or Subspecialty attending duties on the inpatient wards. General Duties are but no limited to: The incumbent must prove successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or American Osteopathic Association approved postgraduate residence in Medicine or equivalent. The incumbent must be Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Board Certified (or Board Eligible if within one year of completion of Fellowship) in their specialty. The incumbent is engaged in direct patient contact or performs tasks defined by statute or recognized custom of medical practice within the bounds of state law as defined by the board of professional licensure. General Duties: The incumbent will, as defined by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Subspecialty Board of Gastroenterology, admit, evaluate, diagnosis, provide treatment of consultative services to patients presenting the gastrointestinal or liver disease. Upon providing competency and receiving approval, the incumbent may also perform specialty procedures as delineated in their clinic privileges. The incumbent will take part in continuing medical education (as defined by licensure) and quality assurance activities. Professional Standards: The highest degree of good judgment, ethical behavior and professional demeanor is required at all times in the incumbent's contacts with patients, his peers and all other employees. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): You may qualify for a recruitment incentive in accordance with agency policy Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): not authorized 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 Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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: Monday - Friday; Day Tour
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