Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Published
January 14, 2020
Location
Cleveland, Ohio

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Summary

The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a full-time, Hospitalist. The Hospitalist will function in Medicine Service.

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Responsibilities

The Department of Medicine at the Cleveland VA Medical Center is seeking one full-time staff physician interested in an academic Acute Medicine position. Primary clinical responsibilities include patient care duties on the inpatient medical wards, in our Community Living Center (CLC) and in our Emergency Department. Clinical responsibilities include direct patient care, teaching and supervision of medical trainees including residents, and advanced practice provider supervision. Off-hours and overnight coverage will be required. Other responsibilities and shifts will be assigned as required by the clinical needs of the Acute Medicine Section. The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team delivering patient-focused, quality care in the Emergency Department, CLC, and inpatient wards. Candidate must also have effective communication skills and work cooperatively with all staff that care for patients and their families. As an Acute Medicine Physician, you will provide medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, performing procedures, and meeting performance measures. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. It is preferred that the candidate be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine and has experience in teaching residents and medical students.

Work Schedule: Full-Time (8/8ths)
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

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