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Physician Emergency Medicine Fee Basis Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

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Location:
WEST HAVEN, CT
Date:
10/23/2017
2017-10-232017-11-21
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Physician Emergency Medicine Fee Basis Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Physician Emergency Medicine Fee Basis Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $150.00 to $175.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/22/2017 Close Date 12/1/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
WEST HAVEN, CT

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    09/22/2017 to 12/01/2017

  • Salary

    $150 to $175 per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    FB 00

  • Work schedule

    Intermittent

  • Appointment type

    Intermittent

Location

4 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

VHA-689-17-KTJP-2008757

Control number

480166900

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    VA Connecticut Healthcare System seeks a Fee Basis (per diem) Emergency Department attending physician for clinical work.

    The West Haven campus is a Level 1-A facility with Primary Care/Specialty Clinics and a 24/7 Emergency Department that receives ambulances from the surrounding community and has an annual census of approximately 14,000 visits. VA Connecticut is a major academic affiliate of Yale University.

    The Newington Campus Treatment Room is a free standing urgent care facility housed with a large Primary Care service as well as selected Medical/Surgical Specialty Clinics with an annual workload of 6,000 patients/year; approximately 10% of patients are admitted to the VA at the main campus in West Haven or to local community hospitals.  Official hours of operation at Newington are 8:00am to 4:30 pm and the facility is currently closed on weekends and federal holidays. The facility supports clinical education of medical students and residents from the University of Connecticut.

     Both units primarily serve a defined population of CT Veterans, approximately 55,000 with an ED caseload composed primarily of adult medicine/surgery and behavioral health urgencies with very few pediatrics and obstetric presentations.

     VA Connecticut Healthcare System was officially formed in 1995. We serve veterans in Connecticut and southern New England. The West Haven facility is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology and a renowned research program. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary, acute, tertiary and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. Newington is an ambulatory care center that provides primary and specialty care. In addition to our main campuses, we operate six community-based primary care centers throughout the state.

     

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    Responsibilities

    Major Duties:

    *Perform evaluations, stabilization and treatment on initial encounter with unscheduled, emergency and urgent care patients

    *Order appropriate routine diagnostic tests and x-ray studies necessary to complete the evaluation.

    *Coordinate patient treatment plans involving Primary Care and specialists as appropriate.

    *Evaluations to determine medical stability and suitability for care of patients with behavioral health emergencies in both the West Haven Psychiatry ED (a free standing, separately staffed behavioral health ED) and local non VA mental health facilities. .

    *Coordinate transfers of urgent care patients from the Newington facility to the VA West Haven campus or community hospitals for appropriate care

    *Provide effective delivery of outpatient care while meeting and exceeding compliance standards.

    *Medical Records are fully electronic, so typing skills are necessary.

    Work Schedule:

    West Haven campus- Tours of duty include rotating 8 and 12 hour shifts for twenty-four hours per day/seven days per week coverage; however, subject to change, depending on the needs of the service/medical center.

    Newington campus- Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480166900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


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