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Physician-Endocrinologist

Company: US Department of Veteran Affairs
Location: Hampton
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Job Description:

Clinical Responsibilities



  • Provide direct patient care specific to subspecialty in the inpatient and ambulatory clinic settings.
  • Provide timely screening and resolution of consultations from other disciplines in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Provide a full range of therapeutic interventions specific to subspecialty to units/programs in the Medical Center to which they are assigned and have clinical privileges to practice including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management.
  • Order diagnostic tests and discriminate between normal and abnormal findings and makes appropriate treatment decisions.
  • Documentation of care in the medical record in keeping with the bylaws of the Medical Center.
  • Provide supervisory oversight residents, fellows, medical students, NP/PA students, as appropriate, who are assigned to the Endocrinology Service.
  • Provide supervisory oversight of the clinical care on the inpatient service and ambulatory clinic of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants as appropriate.
  • Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment planning conferences, and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members in a manner that enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care.
  • Provide weekend and holiday coverage of the endocrinology consultation service in rotation with other staff endocrinologist.
  • Provide weekend and holiday coverage of the medical inpatient service in rotation at a frequency determined by the Chief of Medicine or Chief of Staff.
  • Ensures that the practice of medicine is consistent with Joint Commission, CARF, VA policies and procedures, clinical practice guidelines, VISN standards, national statutes and regulations, medical record documentation, mandatory continuing education, and HIPPA policies.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Staff within clinical privileges to meet the needs of the organization.


    Academic/Teaching/Training



    • Involved in performance improvement and quality assurance initiatives.
    • Provides leadership guidance and consultation to staff on units to which assigned.
    • Is involved in the supervision and teaching of house staff and other trainees assigned to unit as appropriate.
    • Participate in house staff morning report on a weekly basis.
    • Serves as a consultant to other medical center staff and trainees and assist in implementation of treatment plan as appropriate regarding their patients.
    • Is responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Medical Center or healthcare system, as appropriate.
    • Plans and oversees the completion of personal research programs that might further the educational and mission goals of the VA healthcare system.


      Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

      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: American Board Certified highly preferred

        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: Incumbent needs to be mobile in the job that requires: sitting, walking, standing and bending. Work requires trips daily from employee's work-site to other areas throughout the Medical Center

        Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

        • Resume


          VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search.

          Highly recommend the VA 10-2850 is submitted with application when applying for this position.

          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.


          • Resume

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