Cardiologist – Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) – Cardiology

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is seeking a General, non-invasive, Cardiologist to join a well-established, collaborative and growing Cardiology Practice. The duties will include providing a full spectrum of noninvasive services (including Pacemaker Services), with predominantly outpatient, clinical responsibilities at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. In addition, option to do Cardiac Catheterization at nearby Samaritan Hospital. The Physician is responsible for supervising and providing necessary and desirable medical care within the Physicianxe2x80x99s specialty to Dartmouth-Hitchcock patients, consistent with the policies and procedures of DHC, the facility at which care is rendered, and the directions of the Medical Director in collaboration with the Service Line Leader or his/her designee. If the Physicianxe2x80x99s specialty is such that call coverage is required, it is expected that the Physician will rotate call coverage with those physicians and allied health professionals in his or her specialty (as applicable) so that each provider, including the Physician, has a comparable amount of on call time during nights, weekends, and holidays for providing coverage outside of standard business hours. Hours that are designated as on call hours will be defined by the departments. Parties expect that while on call, physician shall remain in close proximity as directed by department chair or designee. Patient calls are to be addressed in a timely fashion. In addition to the Physicianxe2x80x99s clinical responsibilities, the Physician will spend sufficient and reasonable time on administrative and record-keeping matters pertaining to the Physicianxe2x80x99s medical practice. Qualifications Advanced clinical degree (MD or DO) Post graduate training in residency program Responsibilities Provide clinical and related administrative services to ensure timely care of patients. Abide by the Dartmouth Health Bylaws for the Professional Staff and Code of Conduct. Review records and detailed medical history from patient(s). Determine appropriate diagnosis (diagnoses) and treatment plan(s). Determine and order appropriate screening and diagnostic tests and studies. Obtain informed consent for treatment diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and studies. Interpret and evaluate test and study results. Prescribe medications, treatments, and medical devices in accordance within specialty scope of practice and applicable rules and regulations. Initiate referrals to other providers as necessary. Initiate admission/discharge of patients, if applicable. Provide consultation, education, and counseling regarding the management of acute and chronic illnesses and injuries. Encourage behavioral change and assist with self-management skills to improve overall health, within specialty scope of practice. Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner. Provide patient and family-centered care. Insure the patientxe2x80x99s right to privacy, confidentiality and informed consent. Supervise APPxe2x80x99s as directed. Participate in continuing medical education (CME). Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives Perform other duties as assigned. Required Licensure/Certifications Current Vermont Medical License Current or eligible for ABMS Board Certification (to be obtained within 5 years) Active hospital staff membership Dartmouth Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apply for this Position

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