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Physician - Emergency Medicine

Company: Veteran Health Indiana
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 22, 2020

Job Description:

Emergency Medicine opening in Indianapolis, Indiana. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com Veteran Health Administration - Veteran Health IndianaWe have an exceptional opportunity for a Emergency Medicine Physician to join Veteran Health Indiana at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center located in Indianapolis, IN. Qualifications of the VA PhysicianOnly one active, unrestricted state license is required to work in any VA facility.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.Functions/Scope of Position Emergency Department providers are able to perform all services required in the practice of Emergency Medicine in the context of the VA system (the spectrum of patient illnesses typically seen in the Roudebush ED) and document appropriately in the electronic record. Educational experiences are also provided to appropriate health care personnel who are involved in ED care (e.g. admitting or consultative service team members such as fellows, residents, medical students, social work interns/staff, physician assistant and nursing students, Utilization management personnel, and Emergency Medical Services staff). Major duties include:

  • Application of accepted protocols for assessment of individual patients presenting with various medical conditions according to accepted community and VA standards (pneumonia, Acute Chest Pain Syndrome, Congestive Heart Failure, abdominal pain, delirium, etc). Assessment may include gathering verbal and documented history, physical and mental status examination and medical, radiology, and laboratory evaluation.
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic description or formulation to guide appropriate acute and secondary treatment interventions.
  • Provision of medical care according to his/her privileges.
  • Arranging for appropriate follow-up care for those patients who are discharged from the Emergency Department. Duties and Responsibilities of the Emergency Medicine Physician
  • Staff Emergency Medicine physicians are ultimately responsible for all aspects of medical care delivered to patients in the ED.
  • Staff Emergency Medicine physicians provide or assist residents and/or the nurse practitioner in the process of evaluation and treatment of the ED patient, and actively participate in corrective actions against untoward responses to medical interventions.
  • Staff Emergency Medicine physicians evaluate the patient to assess changes in the physical and mental status during their stay in the ED. A progress note is written in the patient's chart. Notes also include the concurrence with notes written by the resident or Nurse Practitioner, and attending notes as appropriate.
  • Staff Emergency Medicine physicians perform outpatient medical evaluations and treatment.
  • During scheduled tour hours, staff Emergency Medicine physicians shall be available for all emergency interventions as part of the ED staff team.
  • Staff Emergency Medicine physicians are appropriately credentialed and privileged. They participate in various hospital committees, Medicine or Ambulatory Service and hospital in-service programs, and education programs of the Medicine Service and the hospital. They are also involved in continuous quality improvement through the VA peer review process.
  • Staff Emergency Medicine physicians shall be responsible for outpatient care, and graduate and undergraduate medical education, and scientific research as appropriate. Benefits offered to the VA PhysicianA 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. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
  • 26 paid annual leave days / 10 paid Federal holidays / 13 paid sick days of leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • Minimal on-call
  • No practice operating costs, no malpractice or insurance
  • Our employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose, including exceptional vision and dental plans
  • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tier retirement plan composed of Social Security benefits, FERS basic benefits, and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Continuing Medical Education allowanceThis position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening. Veteran Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. You may be required to serve a probationary period. Must be proficient in written and spoken English. Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process Please call Michael Clark @ or email @ Keyphrases: emergency medicine jobs, critical care medicine jobs, pulmonary critical care jobs, critical care nurse practitioner jobs, surgical critical care jobs, emergency medicine specialist jobs, internal emergency medicine jobs, emergency medical care jobs, emergency cardiac care jobs, wilderness medical jobs, pediatric emergency medicine jobs, emergency medical technician jobs

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