Intensivist/Pulmonary Opportunity

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Clarksburg, West Virginia
Closing date
Nov 10, 2023

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Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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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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