Company: US Department of Veteran Affairs
Posted on: September 13, 2018
Two full time Urologist positions are currently available in the Surgical Service, Hampton VA Medical Center. The medical center is a 130-bed acute care facility with a 130-bed Nursing Home, and a 200-bed Domiciliary, with new state-of-the-art dialysis, ambulatory, and MRI services. The Urologist is accountable to the Chief, Surgical Service, for assuring the most effective delivery of care in General Urology while meeting and exceeding compliance standards. The Urologist would participate in and/or manage all aspects of a general urology program, to include clinical, administrative, academic, and research components if warranted. The Urologist will manage patient workload within available staffing, which may include support of physician assistants. The Urologist will coordinate care with VA's tertiary care facilities and VA-DoD sharing partners, and be responsible for the structure and details of physician-rounding schedules, and nighttime coverage systems relevant to the care of the urological patient. Perform the usual administrative components of patient care management, such as: documentation of progress notes and consultation findings in an electronic medical record, dictation and electronic signature of OP reports and hospital discharge summaries, electronic entry and signature of all doctors orders for inpatients and outpatients, etc. Provide surgical treatment for genitourinary injuries and diseases including major and minor procedures, stone management, urology consultations for inpatients and outpatients, and participate in VA-approved cooperative research studies. Performs other directly related duties as required. Participates in a shared rotation of night and weekend On-Call coverage. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 07:30am-4:00pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not RequiredBasic 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.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Board certified/board eligible in Urology 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.None To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- Resume The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.
- Cover Letter
- Transcript VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: (may be submitted now or at the request of HR)
Keywords: US Department of Veteran Affairs, Hampton , Physician (Urologist), Healthcare , Hampton, Virginia
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