Intensivist/Pulmonary Opportunity

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Clarksburg, West Virginia
Posted
Nov 13, 2021
Closes
Nov 13, 2022
Ref
2126341
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Outstanding Quality of Life & Federal/VA benefits Await You

1 license/50 States – 50-55 days paid time off annually - No Overhead, No Malpractice or Insurance Company’s to deal with! Practice Pure Medicine

Education Debt Reduction and Relocation Incentives

Beautiful Clarksburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is seeking a full-time board certified/board eligible Intensivist.  Pulmonary and/or Sleep board certification preferred but not required. Provide continuous vigilance; early intervention and ongoing care to decrease ICU-related morbidity and mortality in the 9-bed maximum ICU unit.   In addition, Pulmonary Intensivist proactively communicates with the additional trained and seasoned nursing & staff members of the team to assure optimal results. 

ICU Intensivist perform 7 on 7 off; 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on-site or Monday – Friday.   After hours, there is the use of telehealth ICU care.

Intensivist performs various duties:

Examine and evaluate each patient soon after admission to the ICU and notify the admitting physician of assessment and recommendations; Perform and document a Critical Care Medicine consultation on all patients; Write ICU orders in addition to the admitting physician orders as deemed necessary for optimal care; Perform and document the subsequent evaluation of all patients in the ICU on daily rounds once every twenty-four hours and as needed; Coordinate with the admitting physician and consultants to organize diagnostic and treatment plans for all Intensive Care Unit patients; Participate in the Rapid Response Team (RRT) per hospital policy; Respond to all cardiac and respiratory arrests in the ICU, assuming the role of the Code Team Leader.

Specific Pulmonologist Duties:

Diagnoses, treats, and manages patients with pulmonary diseases according to accepted standards of care; Performs outpatient Consultations in Pulmonary Clinic (eight to 15 patients per day); Provides inpatient Pulmonary Consultations; Performs invasive procedures for which s/he has been granted privileges; Performs Compensation and Pension exams and/or reviews as requested; May admit ICU patients critically ill with pulmonary diseases and/or requiring assisted ventilation; Interprets pulmonary function tests; With appropriate skills, may participate in Sleep Medicine Program.

Benefits:

Assistance with payment of outstanding medical school loans up to $200K over 5 years, if approved!

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 days 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
Malpractice: free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

Interested: Please contact and forward your C.V. to Terry Anderson @ terrance.anderson@va.gov or call (304) 268-0377

Beautiful Clarksburg with its cozy population of 31,000 citizens is located at the center of West Virginia's 1-79 High Tech Corridor. The High-Tech Corridor is anchored on the north by Morgantown, which is the home of West Virginia University Mountaineers, a Carnegie Foundation Research Institution, and a training academy for Cisco Systems and Oracle.   Morgantown was recently rated the best small city in America bybizjournals.com.  

 

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