Cardiologist

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Dayton, OH, US

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Summary The Dayton VA Medical Center is looking for a Cardiologist to provide comprehensive, invasive, non-invasive, consultative patient care within Medical Service. Qualifications To qualify for this position, you must meet theBasic Requirements: xe2x80xa2 as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement xe2x80xa2 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 xe2x80xa2 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 xe2x80xa2 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 xe2x80xa2 Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine xe2x80xa2 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 xe2x80xa2 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 xe2x80xa2 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 xe2x80xa2 (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 xe2x80xa2 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) xe2x80xa2 PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis xe2x80xa2 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 xe2x80xa2 Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs xe2x80xa2 Proficiency in spoken and written English xe2x80xa2 Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard xe2x80xa2 This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Duties “VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Not Authorized 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 Duties include, but are not limited to: Provides comprehensive, non-invasive, consultative patient care. Participates in and manages all aspects of cardiac patient care to include outpatient clinics and inpatient wards. Participates and manages all aspects of standard non-invasive cardiology testing such as EKG, rhythm monitoring, echocardiography and stress testing. Performs diagnostic cardiac catheterization and insertion of temporary intravenous pacemaker leads. Interventional skills and ability to implant and follow-up devices will be considered desirable, but not required. Takes an active role in the evaluation of the patient, decision for treatment/care, and documentation in the patient electronic records. May serve on service level and/or hospital committees as needed and participates in the facility peer review program. Maintains professional competency, courtesy and flexibility and provides the necessary services of this specialty. Possesses strong clinical and communication skills with a commitment to academics. BLS and ACLS certification is required prior to a start date. Other duties as assigned. Preferred Experience: Board eligible or Board certified in Cardiology. Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Hours and tour of duty may be changed based on the needs of the medical center and our Veterans.”

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