Provide direct patient care and physician coverage in all clinical programs within the GI Section of Memphis VAMC, to include GI clinics, inpatient and outpatient GI consults, and inpatient and outpatient GI endoscopies. Evening/night and week end calls to be shared with other members of the GI Section. . General duties include, but are not limited to: Provide direct patient care in Gastroenterology for inpatient and outpatient settings. To participate in committees and workgroups as requested by supervisor. Perform endoscopic procedures including colonscopy and upper endoscopy in the VA Gastroenterology Lab - Serve as the Attending Gastroenterologist for the in-patient Gastroenterologist in the in-patient Gastroenterology Consultation Service - Provide care of Gastroenterology outpatients and supervise GI Fellows in the Outpatient Clinics. - In rotation with other Gastroenterologists, take night call and weekend call which includes rounding on the in-patient GI Consultation Service and performing emergency procedures on patients in the Intensive Care Unit or when required the Emergency Department or Operating Room. - Participate in instruction of the Gastroenterology Fellows, Medicine Residents and Medical Students. Proficiently perform both emergent and elective, diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopies and upper GI endoscopies. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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 (Evening/night and week end calls to be shared with other members of the GI Section)
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.