Hospitalist Practice Opportunity

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Montgomery, Alabama
Posted
Jan 04, 2019
Closes
Jan 04, 2020
Ref
1968755
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Hospitalist needed to care for our Veterans - Flexibility of a compressed work schedule is available in multiple formats

The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) located in Montgomery and Tuskegee, AL is seeking two energetic full-time permanent Physician-Hospitalists.  The physician-hospitalist is accountable to the Associate Chief of Staff for Acute Care & Specialties and the Chief of Staff.  

The physician-hospitalist is an independent care provider who is highly skilled in the management of a patient's acute care needs and coordinates subspecialty 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.

The applicant should be board certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine, and 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 cost control.  

The physician-hospitalist will provide teaching experiences for students and residents.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) required. 

Work Schedule:  Flexibility of a compressed work schedule is available. Otherwise Rotating Tours (determined by coverage needs).  Normal work schedule is twelve (12) hour shifts on a 7 day on/7 day off schedule. 

MONTGOMERY CAMPUS - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.  Normal work schedule is twelve (12) hour shifts on an a 7 day on/7 day off schedule. 

TUSKEGEE CAMPUS -7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.      Normal work schedule is twelve (12) hour shifts on a 7 day on/7 day off schedule.

Salary Range: Up to $264,000 per year

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate

Applicant selected for this position may be eligible to apply for an award under the education debt reduction program (EDRP) based on the availability of funds.

  H1B visa and Green card holders will be considered on a case by case basis

Montgomery is the capital city of the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Montgomery County. Named for Richard Montgomery, it stands beside the Alabama River, on the coastal Plain of the Gulf is Mexico. In the 2010 Census, Montgomery's population was 212,237. It is the second most populous city in Alabama, after Birmingham, and is the 115th most populous in the United States. The Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical Area's population in 2010 was estimated at 374,536; it is the fourth largest in the state and 136th among United States metropolitan areas.

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VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf 

Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. To learn more visit: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/   

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