The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, MS is seeking a full-time Physician (Cardiologist-Non-Invasive). This is an open-continuous announcement and will remain open until September 30, 2022, 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. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not Authorized. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized. Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized. Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Not Authorized. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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: One 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 Major Duties and Responsibilities: ~ Maintain a Cardiology Outpatient Clinic for ambulatory management of veterans with heart disease. ~ Perform and interpret transesophageal echocardiograms. ~ Interpret transthoracic, stress, and transesophageal echocardiograms. ~ Interpret: Electrocardiograms (EKG), Treadmill EKGs, Ambulatory EKGs, Rhythm Strips, and Rhythm Reports from Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices. ~ Supervise and interpret Treadmill and Pharmacologic Stress EKGs. ~ Perform elective and emergent cardioversion, defibrillation, and transesophageal echocardiography cardioversion. ~ Perform and supervise cardiopulmonary resuscitation. ~ Perform emergent transcutaneous and transvenous pacing. ~ Perform Out-of-Operating Room emergency airway management. ~ Inpatient Clinical Cardiology Teaching, Rounds, and Consultations in the Emergency Room, Operating Room, Acute Medicine, Telemetry, or Critical Care Units. ~ Participate in care coordination for Veterans transferred to other institutions. ~ Incidental supervision and triage of the appropriate use of telemetry. ~ Complete a timely clinical note and encounter form (or workload capture) for each clinical encounter. ~ Serve as Attending Physician for fellows in training. ~ Review and accept or delegate requests for consultation. ~ Participate in Division and Department meetings' Continuing Medical Education, VA continuing education, and quality improvement activities. ~ Use the provided tools for documentation of prescription of controlled substances. ~ Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. On-Call - Weekend and night call coverage.
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.