Pulmonary-Critical Care (CC) Physician Medicine Service. General Description of Assigned Duties: The Medicine Service provides care in multiple settings: inpatient medicine units, intensive care units (ICU's), outpatient specialty clinics, and the Emergency Department (ED). Pulmonary-CC Physicians assigned to the pulmonary consult service or ICU's provide acute evaluation and care for inpatients in those settings. Pulmonary-CC physicians assigned to the outpatient specialty clinics provide evaluation, consultation, and direct care for outpatients in that setting and/or the ED. Physicians are eligible for clinical appointment at Wright State University School of Medicine. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not Authorized. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Authorized. EDRP Authorized: Contact Brian Huhman Brian.Huhman@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance 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: 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 Function/Scope of Position Pulmonary-CC physicians are able to perform all services required in the practice of Pulmonary-CC medicine in the context of the VA system and their clinical privileges. They are to document appropriately in the electronic record. Duties and Responsibilities of Pulmonary-CC Physicians: Pulmonary-Critical Care Physicians will be expected to see patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings, They are ultimately responsible for the oversight of all aspects of pulmonary and critical care delivered to their assigned patients. Pulmonary-Critical Care physicians are expected to perform a variety of endoscopic (bronchoscopy with biopsy, Endobronchial ultrasound) and percutaneous procedures (thoracentesis, paracentesis, invasive hemodynamic monitoring, central venous line placement, etc.) in accordance with local VA credentialing and privileging requirements related to their individual areas of expertise. Staff Pulmonary-CC physicians will be supervising residents, medical students, physician assistant and nurse practitioners working under them in the proper evaluation and treatment of the patient.. Work Schedule: 8:00AM-4:30PM, rotating nights, weekends, holidays for on-call duty
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