The Physician-Hospitalist/Intensivist is an independent care provider who is highly skilled in the management of patient's acute care needs and coordinates sub specialty evaluation and treatment. The provider has responsibilities for the evaluation, care, and disposition of patients, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, determining need for hospitalization or transferring the patient to another facility. Incumbent should be experienced at management of medical conditions requiring hospitalization and interested in engaging in ongoing process improvement with respect to measures of quality care, patient safety, patient satisfaction, patient and family education, utilization management, and cost control. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Provide Primary coverage for ICU wards. Secondary In-patient wards ICU Medical Director Taking calls on medicine patients in-house (inpatient, acute) Managing emergencies and writing admission orders and completing required paperwork Managing transfers into and out of the facility Coordinating hand off communication after hours Participate in, and at times lead, clinical and education administrative committees, task groups, or special projects Respond to code blue throughout campus ACLS/BLS certification preferred VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be authorized to highly qualified candidates Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): not authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): 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: Schedule can be negotiated; 80hrs per pay period(2wks) to include weekends, nights, 7 on 7 off schedule (is preferred)
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.