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Cardiology Physician Job with Veterans Health Administration in Greenville, NC

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Greenville, North Carolina
Closing date
May 2, 2025

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Specialty
Cardiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Job Description

The Greenville Health Care Center (HCC) in Greenville, NC is seeking a highly motivated Cardiologist. Desirable candidates are Board Certified or Board Eligible in Cardiology. Cardiologist is a staff physician with special training and skill in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels.

Duties:

The Cardiology Section of Medicine Service functions under the overall management of the Section Chief of Cardiology. The physician functions within an interdisciplinary staff consisting of physicians, physician extenders, technicians, administrative and clerical staff. He/she is responsible and accountable for ensuring the provision of comprehensive clinical (& procedural) services and complies with established policies within the Department of Medicine/Cardiology section. It is preferable that the incumbent be a full-time employee, appointed on a career basis, with expectation that tenure will span several years.

  • Attending required staff meetings, communicating up and down the chain of command, and helping prepare heads-up and issue briefs related to adverse patient outcomes.
 
  • Clinical Management including indirect patient care: open encounter and open consult maintenance, CPRS documentation requirements, monitoring of clinic management. Maintains involvement in matters concerning clinic productivity, relevant performance measures, Quality and Patient Safety oversight, as well as process improvements (system redesigns).
 
  • Patient Care: Practitioners are expected to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness, treatment of disease, and care at the end of life.
 
  • Medical/Clinical Knowledge: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical and social sciences, and the application of their knowledge to patient care and the education of others.
 
  • Clinical Judgment: To ensure practice-based learning and improvement, practitioners are expected to be able to use scientific evidence and methods to investigate, evaluate, and improve patient care.
 
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that enable them to establish and maintain professional relationships with patients, families, and other members of the health care team.
 
  • Professionalism: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate behaviors that reflect a commitment to continuous professional development, ethical practice, and understanding and sensitivity to diversity, and a responsible attitude toward their patients, their profession.
 
  • Systems-Based Practice: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate both an understanding of the contexts and systems in which health care is provided, and the ability to apply this knowledge to improve optimizing health care.
 
  • Practitioners are expected to show effectiveness in teaching, monitor and coordinate educational activities, and comply with necessary trainee supervision requirements.
 
  • If the incumbent is involved in research, they will show an ability to identify and define significant Research and Development problems, to plan and execute a precise research program, and to generate effective reports and results worthy of publication.

Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Recruitment/Relocation Incentives available.


Paid Time Off:  50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day 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 (must be full-time with board certification)
Malpractice:  Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract:  No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restrictions on moonlighting

Recruitment/Relocation Incentives available

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package.    VHA Physician Total Rewards.

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