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Job Description Job Summary: This position is intended to be half time EP and half time general cardiology.
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About Indianapolis VA Medical Center: Provides acute inpatient medical, surgical, psychiatric, neurological, and rehabilitation care, as well as both primary and specialized outpatient services. Some noteworthy specialized services include comprehensive cardiac care, radiation oncology treatment and community based extended care. The medical center operates five Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC's) in Indiana, located in Bloomington, Columbus, Martinsville, Western Indianapolis (Indy West) and Terre Haute. The more than 64,000 patients (nearly 4,000 women Veterans) treated by the Indianapolis VA Medical Center require over 717,000 outpatient visits and almost 7,900 inpatient episodes of care yearly. Indianapolis VA Medical Center is a tertiary care medical facility with 229 authorized beds. For more information, please click on the link: http://www.indianapolis.va.gov/
The Indianapolis VA Medical Center is recruiting for a Staff Physician (Cardiac-EP Interventional). The (Physician) within Medicine Service reports directly to the Chief of Cardiology and is intended to be 1/2 EP and 1/2 time General Cardiology. Additional duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians are ultimately responsible for the oversight of all aspects of cardiac-EP procedural and medical care delivered to patients under their oversight.
Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians provide or assist fellows, residents, students and/or nurse practitioners in the process of evaluation and treatment of the patient, and actively participate in corrective actions against untoward responses to medical/procedural interventions.
Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians evaluate the patient to assess changes in the physical and mental status during their stay. A history and physical note, with the appropriate level of detail, will be entered into the medical record along with an assessment and plan for acute and ongoing care as well as discharge planning. A progress note is written in the patient's chart daily. Appropriate procedural consent notes, Moderate Sedation Documentation, and Procedure Notes are also required and entered within 24 hours of the procedure. Notes also include the concurrence with (the above) notes authored by the fellow, resident, or Nurse Practitioner, and attending notes as appropriate, in a manner consistent with the VA guidelines for trainee and/or mid-level provider supervision.
Staff Cardiac-EP physicians perform inpatient medical evaluations and treatment, as well as provide consultative services to non-medicine (e.g.,surgical) services in a timely manner.
During scheduled tour hours, Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians shall be available for all urgent assessments and interventions as part of the inpatient care team.
Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians are appropriately credentialed and privileged. They participate in various hospital committees, Medicine 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 and Systems Redesign process.
Staff Cardiac-EP physicians shall be responsible for graduate and undergraduate medical education, and scientific research as appropriate.
Work Schedule: Variable tour of duty to include rotating weekends and holidays
Functional Statement Title/#: Staff Physician (Cardiac EP Interventional)/000000
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Appointment subject to completion of a two year probationary period
Must be a United States Citizen to apply for consideration
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