The Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Physician- Urology/Oncologist assigned to the main Richmond VAMC campus. Clinical Responsibilities (75%-85% of time) 1. Provides a full range of services including assessment and using the most appropriate techniques in providing quality care in urology. 2. Performs appropriate evaluations for patients. 3. Provides a full range of therapeutic interventions to units/programs in the Medical Center to which they are assigned and has clinical privileges to practice including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management. 4. Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment planning conferences and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members in a manner that enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care. 5. Orders diagnostic tests and discriminates between normal and abnormal findings and makes appropriate treatment decisions. 6. Ensures that the practice of medicine is consistent with Joint Commission, CARF, VA policies and procedures, clinical practice psychiatric guidelines, VISN standards, National statutes and regulations, medical record documentation, mandatory continuing education and HIPAA policies. 7. Specific tasks are itemized in each physicians Credentialing and Privileging package. The following sections are enriching elements for the staff physician Academic/Teaching/Training/Administrative: 1. Involved in performance improvement and quality assurance initiatives. 2. Provides leadership guidance and consultation to staff on units to which assigned. 3. Is involved in the supervision and teaching of house staff and other trainees assigned to unit as appropriate. 4. Serves as a consultant to other medical center staff and trainees and assist in implementation of treatment plan as appropriate regarding their patients. 5. Is responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Medical Center or healthcare system, as appropriate. 6. Plans and oversees the completion of personal research programs, designed to provide information regarding program planning and relevant treatment approaches. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 08:00AM- 4:30PM - Compressed tour available, to be determined at the time of hire Relocation incentive: Authorized for highly qualified candidate Recruitment incentive: Authorized for highly qualified candidate Permanent Change of Station-(PCS): Not authorized Education Debt Reduction Program-(EDRP): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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