The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center located in Cincinnati, Ohio is currently recruiting for a full time Emergency Department Physician to perform clinical duties and effective outpatient care in the Emergency Department and participate in the Emergency Department's Emergency Preparedness Response. The Emergency Department is 24/7, triple-covered during the day and single-covered at night. It has 25,000 annual visits with approximately 18% of evaluated patients being admitted. To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. 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 Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. 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. Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Additional Requirement: Must be board certified or eligible in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Family Medicine with at least two years of Emergency Department practice experience. Must have American BLS and ACLS Certifications. Preferred Experience: Graduate of a 4-year residency training program in Emergency Medicine (or a 3-year program with one year of additional emergency medicine experience) and board certified/board eligible in Emergency Medicine. A broad background in emergency medicine, skill in performing clinical and procedural care including enacting ACLS, performing moderate sedation, and radiological and EKG interpretation Computer literacy Previous Emergency Department practice experience. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Per the VA Directive and Handbook 5019, all applicants will be expected to pass and maintain the physical requirements established for this position and are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. ["The VA has been named as one of the Top 5 Best Places to Work in the federal government. 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Permanent Change of Station (Relocation 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 PHYSICIAN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: The duties of this position include but are not limited to: Provide evaluation and treatment consistent with hospital policy to ill and injured veterans presenting to the Emergency Department Refer to specialty care when a higher level of evaluation and care is needed Document details of the patient visit in EDIS (Emergency Department Integrated Software) and clinical evaluation and treatment of the patient in the patient record (Computerized Patient Record System). Disposition patients (discharge home, refer to specialty clinic, admission) in a timely and organized manner Demonstrate flexibility in working a rotating schedule which may include 10-12 hour shifts on nights, weekends, and occasionally holidays and weekdays. Maintain appropriate training, skills, and credentials to include Medical License, Board Certification, BLS, ACLS, minor procedures, airway management, and other training as required by the VA Supervise mid-level providers (PA/NP) who provide patient care in the Emergency Department Participate in administrative duties including peer review, hospital committees, performance improvement and other duties as assigned Promote continuity of care through communication (face to face, telephone, patient record) with other healthcare providers as appropriate Provide outstanding customer service, always maintaining professional behavior and attitude. The physician will report to the Emergency Department Section Chief. Work Schedule: Shifts may include off tour (nights, weekends and holidays) along with weekday shifts."]
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.