The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, MS is seeking a full-time Physician (Infectious Diseases). This is an open-continuous announcement and will remain open until September 30, 2021, or until the position is filled (if a selection is made and offer accepted, announcement will be closed). Qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official every two weeks from the opening date of the announcement. Incentives ~This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please see information under "Education" for more details. ~ A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive May Be Offered to Highly Qualified Candidate. Major Duties and Responsibilities ~ Provide services to patients seen in Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinic. ~ Consulting physician for inpatient Infectious Diseases. ~ Serve as the Antibiotics Stewardship Champion and subject matter expert in the design, implementation, advancement, and function of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program. ~ Collaboration with Nurse Practitioners. ~ Participate in peer reviews and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations (OPPE), as assigned. ~ Participate in committees, as assigned. ~ Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. On-Call Responsibility - Night/Weekend/Holiday Rotation. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required. Telework: ADHOC, for specific duties. Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: May Be Offered to Highly Qualified Candidate.
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