The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Physician (SICU) at the Cleveland VA Medical Center in Surgical Service. This is an OPEN CONTINOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until December 31, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be June 29, 2021. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. Attending responsibilities for the in Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) team. Critical Care consultation in Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). Coordination of patient care among the primary physician, critical care staff and other specialists. Performing Critical Care procedures in accordance with Institutional policies. Teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, mid-level providers, and fellows. Interdisciplinary Treatment Teams, Care Lines/Services and/or committees. Ensuring initial and ongoing assessments of patients to identify needs, issues, resources and care goals are provided, in a timely manner. Monitoring specific clinical activities for compliance with VA policies, assuring that findings are utilized to modify and/or improve their performance and to facilitate the accomplishments of their goals and objectives. Promoting quality in clinical practice by collaborating with Providers, Clinical Programs, Analyzing and evaluating the clinical contents of medical records and associated documents, in terms of the quality and appropriateness of clinical care issues, such as adherence to, or deviation from accepted referral/consultation guidelines, standards and/or procedures. Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Schedule is flexible and will be set by management per facility needs. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) EDRP: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. 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 VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Take a look at VA's Top 20 Reasons Doctors Enjoy Working at VA and VHA Physician's Brochure
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