Physician - Gastroenterology

Employer
Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center
Location
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Posted
Jan 24, 2019
Closes
Jan 24, 2020
Ref
1972808
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center (VAMC) is a tertiary care facility providing advanced medical care to a diverse population of Veterans. Zablocki is affiliated with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and as such integrates teaching, research, and advanced patient care into its tri-fold organizational mission. The facility offers a full spectrum of comprehensive health care services, using state-of-the-art technology and innovative programs to deliver patient-centered care.

We are seeking a full-time, 1.0 FTEE Gastroenterologist, .625 FTEE to be performed at the Clement J. Zablocki VAMC and the remaining .375 FTEE with our affiliate in an academic setting. The position will involve clinical work, administrative and research responsibilities and teaching of interns, residents, and fellows. The candidate should have advanced training in Hepatology / Transplant Hepatology including post fellowship specific Hepatology / Transplant fellowship training preferably at a high-volume center. The candidate should also have a track record of research and an interest in development of the Hepatology / Transplant Hepatology program at the Clement J. Zablocki VAMC. The candidate should be proficient in upper and lower endoscopy and all aspects of diagnosis and management of general gastroenterology. Call responsibilities expected, including every third week Hepatology coverage, and will be allocated in rotation with other faculty.

Requires:

  • 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.

Preferred Experience:

  • Three year U.S. Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Three year U.S. Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • One year U.S. Advanced Hepatology/Transplant Hepatology fellowship training
  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification/eligibility in Gastroenterology
  • Research interest and track record of publication in the field of Hepatology/Transplant Hepatology preferred
  • Must qualify for an Assistant Professor Faculty appointment at MCW

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

Please direct questions to or apply by submitting CV to Joe Fogarty, Joseph.Fogarty2@va.gov

Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center

5000 W National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53925

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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