Dermatologist Opportunity at the Beckley VA Medical Center
Beckley, WV VA Medical Center
Location: Beckley, West Virginia
Type: Full Time
Salary: 300,000 to 400,000
Hospital, Public and Private
Recruitment Incentives, and Student loan repayment up to 200,000 available.
Internal Number: no. 13
The Beckley VA Medical Center is looking for a Dermatologist to join our team. The Beckley VAMC is small enough to connect with the patients but big enough to still have some of the newest equipment available. At the Beckley VA Medical Center, our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers.
A physicians lead change toward greater progress in Veteran care spanning all areas of medicine. With access to state-of-the-art technologies and pioneering research opportunities, they challenge the boundaries of health care to develop innovative treatment options that improve patient outcomes. VA fosters excellence through mentorship, leadership, and educational programs, giving physicians the tools, they need to serve Veterans best.
Evaluate and treat skin conditions and interpret studies.
Be an integral member of the Dermatology clinic and provide medical oversight.
Interpret skin lesions, diagnose, treat, or recommend treatment for diseases of the dermis system.
Provide care for conditions including, evaluate patients' skin condition, assess and update patients' medical history, keep a record of patients' symptoms,
Analyze all information regarding skin health conditions, prescribe medication, inform patients about available treatments, monitor the effectiveness of skin treatments,
Conduct non-intrusive medical surgeries, educate patients on preventive skin care, Refer patients to other specialists if needed.
Attend conferences and seminars to learn about new medical techniques and topics skills and provide inpatient treatment or recommendations of treatment through consultation to other providers in the ICU, ED or inpatient hospital setting.
Direct patient care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Provide diagnosis and treatment to adult patients presenting with conditions that are applicable to his/her practice, training, experience or current competence.
Provide treatment of skin diseases and disorders in an outpatient setting, provide consultation services in an inpatient setting or emergent need.
Perform minor procedures per credentialing and privileging approvals.
Order routine diagnostic imaging studies and labs.
Participate actively in performance improvement and attend assigned meetings or process action teams. Work collaboratively with other specialties.
Follow VA directives and polices and maintains current in Basic Life Support (BLS) and if required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Possess computer skills to access and input typed data on each patient into the computerized patient record system (CPRS).
Use masks, gloves, and safety glasses to protect patients and self from infectious diseases.VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.
Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): approved for highly qualified applicants
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8-4:30
Compressed/Flexible Schedule: May be Authorized
Telework schedules: Not available
Virtual work schedules: Not authorized
BU Status: BU
Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized for highly qualified applicants
Relocation Expenses: May be authorized for highly qualified applicants
Financial Disclosure Report: NOT required
Permanent Change of Duty Station (PCS) Expenses: will NOT be paid
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,298 health care facilities, including 171 medical centers and 1,113 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.