Wilkes Barre VA Medical Center is seeking a full time permanent Physician (Cardiology-Non Invasive) who is board certified or eligible in Cardiology to work at their beautiful Allentown Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 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: 1 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 The Wilkes Barre VA Medical Center is seeking a Physician (Cardiologist) who is board certified/board eligible in Cardiology. The successful candidate will be based at the Allentown Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) and will also provide telehealth appointments at other facilities governed by Wilkes Barre VA Medical Center. Major Duties include but are not limited to: Provide cardiology consultation to other health care providers, (nurse practitioners, medical students and residents rotating thru cardiology service and Cardiology Fellows). Provide Outpatient Cardiology services to include EKG, Stress EKG, chart reviews; coordinate with other providers regarding patient care, document encounters in the electronic health record; perform patient history, outpatient encounters; consult notes; and process new and renewal prescriptions and other procedures/tasks as appropriate Performing echocardiography, exercise and pharmacologic stress testing, Holter monitor and electrocardiogram interpretation, diagnosis and management of arrhythmias and Ischemic Heart Disease Provide patient education to assist deciding treatment/care options Attend medical staff meetings, serve on service level and/or facility committees, assist in facility peer review program as needed Maintaining professional competency, courtesy and flexibility to provide the necessary services of this specialty to our Veteran population. Participate in the expanded use of clinical video telehealth (VVC and CVT)/electronic consultation (e-Consult) to improve access to cardiology care. Work closely with all staff to ensure compliance with National, Network and local performance standards Work Schedule: Typical tour of duty is expected to be Monday - Friday , 8:00am - 4:30pm; however other hours may be required should Veteran needs arise.
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.