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Physician (Cardiologist-Invasive)

Company: Health eCareers
Location: Fresno
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Job Description:

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The Cardiologist physician is assigned to the Cardiology Section of Medicine Service, VA Central California Healthcare System (VACCHCS). VA provides patient centered care, delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning and continuous improvement. The Veteran's experience and health outcomes are improved with an emphasis on prevention through healing relationships in an optimal healing environment. The
full-time Cardiologist physician must have outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills as a member of the VA professional health care team, and providing continuous veteran-centered care for a variety of medical ailments. This care includes but is not limited to assessment, diagnosis, treatment, laboratory, imaging tests, and follow-up evaluations, and management of all patients with cardiac diseases according to standard, usual and acceptable or customary methods and techniques. Duties will include day-to-day care of veteran patients, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Duties to include:

  • Works closely with all healthcare professionals throughout VACCHCS, and provides consultations to other services.
  • Participates in quality assurance programs and chart reviews. Complies with all quality performance measures and improvement programs. The physician will be subject to professional performance, including clinical and technical skills, as well as VACCHCS performance improvement monitoring activities (e.g. Ongoing Professional Evaluations (OPPE), Focused Professional Practice Evaluations (FPPE), etc.).
  • Cardiology on-call responsibilities will be shared with the other staff Cardiologists.
  • Participates in Medical Staff committees and task forces.
  • Participates in providing Quality Assurance oversight of contracts under the cognizance of the Cardiology Section of Medicine Service. This includes locum tenens physicians and VA patients sent to the contracted local community facilities.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Chief of Medicine and or Section Chief of Cardiology
  • Participate in, and attend, CME activities and VA continuing educational activitiesTravel Required
    Not requiredSupervisory status
    NoPromotion Potential
    • Job family (Series)
      0602 Medical Officer Similar jobs
    • Cardiologists
    • Physicians, All Other Requirements
      Conditions of Employment
      • U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
      • Designated and/or random drug testing required
      • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
      • You may be required to serve a probationary period
      • Subject to a background/security investigation
      • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
      • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
      • Must pass pre-employment physical examinationQualifications
        Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

        Basic Requirements:
        • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
        • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
        • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
        • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
        • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
        • Physical requirements outlined below.
        • Cardiology board certified or eligiblePreferred Experience:Advanced Cardiac Imaging Experience

          Reference:VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

          Physical Requirements:Physical requirements: Applicants must meet physical standards for the position. A physical examination prior to placement is required. This is a designated drug testing position. After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use. Requires lifting 15-44 pounds; pushing (approx. 2 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking and standing from 3-5 hours and kneeling. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Must have depth perception and ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors. Hearing aid is permitted.Education
          Note:Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: . If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: .BenefitsA career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Contact Information Show Contact Details Tremaine Taylor
          -- Show Contact Details (650)694-6003 --
          -- Show Contact Details -- The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military Veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status. While Veterans benefits have been provided since the Revolutionary War, the Veterans Administration itself was founded in 1930, and became the cabinet-level Department of Veterans Affairs in 1989. With a budget of about $182.3 billion for 2017, VA, our Nation's largest healthcare system, employs nearly 340,000 people at hundreds of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, clinics, and benefits offices and is responsible for administering programs of veterans' benefits for over 5 million Veterans, their families, and survivors. Healthcare providers are drawn to VA because of its noble mission, the work-life balance it affords, and the superior federal benefits it offers. These benefits include regular pay increases, 36-49 days paid time off, traditional pension, 401(k)-type plan with matching contributions, insurance programs, the requirement for only a single license from any U.S. state or territory, and free liability protection. The best benefit of working at VA is caring for American Heroes, both men and women, who have "Borne the Battle" for our Nation. We at VA are looking for talented and compassionate individuals to join our team of specialists. Sign up to receive job postings that match your search criteria -
          delivered to your inbox daily! Rare opportunity for an Interventional Cardiologist in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California.) Join multi-specialty group in Central California.)

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