Physician (Part-Time Gastroenterologist)

Posted on Aug 04, 2021 via USAJobs

Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

Jackson, MS  |  #medical #government


Salary will be prorated, based on part-time hours worked.

Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

Basic Requirements: 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.

Physical requirements outlined below.

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification.

Preferred Experience: Graduated with MD or DO from an accredited medical school Successful completion of an Internal Medicine Residency Successful completion of an accredited GI/Hepatology Fellowship Board Eligibility or Certification - ABIM GI 1-2 years' work experience in inpatient and outpatient Gastroenterology/Hepatology Experience in academics- teaching medical trainees to include GI fellows, residents, and medical students Experience in inpatient GI management of patients including therapeutic endoscopies and colonoscopies in the setting of GI bleeding Experience in outpatient management of acute and chronic GI and hepatology conditions Experience in the management of patients who are being evaluated for liver transplant and who have previously received a liver transplant Experience in performing outpatient endoscopies and colonoscopies and ability to read capsule endoscopies.

Excellent organizational and communication skills with ability to function at a high level in a complex, busy clinical environment Ability to perform advanced endoscopy including ERCP, EUS, stenting, and/or complex EMR Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.

This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting, 15-44 pounds.

Straight pulling (4 hours) Pushing (4 hours) Reaching above shoulder Use of fingers Both hands required Walking (2 hours) Standing (7 hours) Kneeling (1 hour) Repeated bending (4 hours) Both legs required Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4 Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other Ability to distinguish basic colors Hearing (aid permitted) Mental & emotional stability Environmental Factors: Dry atmospheric conditions Constant noise Dust Working closely with others Working alone

Deadline: 2021-09-30 (57 days left)
Salary: 250K-300K Per Year

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