Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) Duties include provision of emergency and urgent treatment to patients that have illnesses within the scope of practice of Emergency Medicine, General Internal Medicine, and Family Practice. Consulting services will be utilized as necessary. Duties include, but are not limited to: Emergent intake, patient assessment, patient history, physical examinations, ordering diagnostic and therapeutic tests/studies, emergent resuscitation, and management of difficult airways. The Physician interprets ECGs and selected radiographic tests; performs invasive procedures for which incumbent is credentialed; initiates consults as well as referrals after discharge from the Emergency Department, and prescribes medications/supplies in accordance with VA policy and VA formulary and State regulations. Perform assessments/examinations on initial encounter with unscheduled, emergency and new patients. Coordinate patient treatment plans (involve Primary Care and specialists as appropriate). Order appropriate diagnostic tests as necessary to complete the evaluation. Admit patients to the hospital or discharge them from the ED with appropriate follow-up. Perform medication reconciliation with all ED discharged patients. Participate in Quality Assurance, chart reviews, and support applicable ED performance measures. Coordinate patient care with consultants as deemed appropriate. Provide Attending physician oversight to residents, mid-level staff members as applicable Attend physician staff meetings The selectee must demonstrate continuing effort to keep abreast of new medical developments and medical literature, and must meet facility and licensing requirements for continuing medical education (CME). Follow the processes established by the Section Chief of ED, guidelines, MCM and policies of VHA Provide effective delivery of outpatient care while meeting and exceeding compliance standards. Participate in Quality Assurance, chart reviews, and support applicable ED performance measure. Other duties/responsibilities as assigned. Work Schedule: Variable tours of duty which include weekends and holidays, which could be 7AM-7PM; 7PM-7AM; 11AM-11PM; rotating tour of duty; will be discussed during the interview process Relocation incentive: Not authorized Recruitment incentive: Not authorized Permanent Change of Station-(PCS): Not authorized Education Debt Reduction Program-(EDRP): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required If you are searching for a unique opportunity that includes an excellent federal benefits package with one of the largest healthcare networks, then the Hampton VA Medical Center is for you. - VA physicians and dentists earn up to an additional 7.5% of their salary (not to exceed $15K) in annual physician performance pay. - Free liability protection with tail coverage provided. - No physician employment contracts and no significant restrictions on moonlighting. - Regular pay increases to include biennial longevity increases, annual cost of living increases (when signed into law), and biennial reviews of physician market pay. - One full and unrestricted license from any U.S. state or territory is accepted at this facility. - 49 Days paid time off per year (26 days paid annual leave, 13 days paid sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays). - Pension plan - vested in pension annuity after only 5 years' service. - 401K-type plan (Thrift Savings Plan) with matching contributions.
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.