Pulmonologist opportunity (FT /PT) in the beautiful Hudson Valley Region of New York
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Castle Point, New York, New York
Internal Number: 638552100
The Pulmonary section provides medical (non-surgical) care to inpatients, outpatients and long-term care. Some non-invasive and invasive respiratory procedures (as detailed below) are performed. Patients requiring surgery (e.g. thoracotomy and lung resection) are referred to other VAMC's. Patients requiring ventilator management are referred to community hospitals or other VAMC's. 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. Board Eligible Preferred Experience: BC/ Certification/competency in Sleep Medicine is Preferred. 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: Position is subject to a pre-employment physical and medical examination. This position requires: lifting, carrying; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (8 hours); standing (8 hours); repeated bending; working alone; protracted or irregular hours of work and occasional emotional strain. ["Examination of patients to establish medical diagnoses by patient history, examination, and other criteria. Interpretation pulmonary function tests and blood gases. Performance of outpatient pulmonary consultations. Ability to perform Bronchoscopy procedures Management of Patient's on home oxygen **If Pulmonologist is certified in sleep medicine, s/he will interpret sleep studies, overnight oximetries, see patients in sleep clinic and perform / interpret other methodologies related to sleep medicine. ** 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 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 Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am -4:30pm Telework: TBD Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Financial Discloser Report: Not required"]
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.