Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) The physician will have appropriate training and experience in providing clinical, administrative, and teaching services in an inpatient and outpatient clinical setting for Cardiology services. This will include providing care that enhances further growth and development of the Cardiology department. Clinical responsibilities will include providing direct patient care, including through rotation into the Cardiology outpatient clinic, inpatient, e-consultations, and invasive/non-invasive procedures within their scope of practice as stated in Cardiology medical staff privileges. The physician will also directly contribute to advancing the Medical Center mission for Resident education. Interventional Cardiologist duties include but not limited to: Participation in Cardiology Clinics, inpatient consultations, and e-consultations. Performance include providing direct patient care, including through rotation into the Cardiology clinic, inpatient, e-consultations, and invasive/non-invasive procedures within their scope of practice as stated in Cardiology medical staff privileges. Participation in the clinical on-call schedule. Providing coverage for daily procedures to include: Transesophageal Echocardiography, Tilt Table Testing, Cardioversion, Cardiac Catherization, Pacemaker and AICD procedures, and all future procedures requiring provider coverage. Provide collaborative care for transplant patients including timely submission of required transplant referral documentation. Responsible to assist in ensuring that the Cardiology service that meets national (JC) accreditation standards. Refer to other specialties for Cardiac-related diagnoses. Assisting in the coordination of patient care for patient requiring transfers for cardiac procedures outside WPB facility. Ensuring the completion of Peer Reviews, Service Level Reviews, and Patient Advocate Complaints, and developing and implementing action plans related to Service and/or section-level performance monitors. Evaluating and enhancing productivity through best coding practices. Participation in Resident education including supervision of the clinical rotation in Cardiology. Participate in, and attend, CME activities and VA continuing educational activities. Participate in process improvement projects, construction meetings, design meetings and equipment meetings as assigned by the Chief of Medicine. Attend relevant committee assignments. Meets or exceeds the needs of customers while supporting VA missions. Consistently communicates and treats customers in a courteous, tactful, and respectful manner. Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief of Medicine. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, with rotating tours of duty as needed. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
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.