Seeking Gastroenterologist to Care for our Veterans
Great Benefits – Outstanding Quality of Life -Very Rare Call!
Gorgeous Salem, Virginia
The Salem VA Medical Center is seeking one full-time BC/BE Gastroenterologist. The ideal candidate is an independent care provider who is highly skilled to care for Veterans in an inpatient and outpatient gastroenterology setting. Perform GI endoscopic procedures in the endoscopic suite and/or operating rooms as well as additional procedures consistent their privileges. In addition, perform:
· Colonoscopy; · Moderate Sedation; · Endoscopic Control of Bleeding; · Esophageal Dilation (Endoscopic Pneumatic Dilators, Malloney Dilators, etc.); · Esophageal Variceal Band Ligation; · Esophageal Variceal Injection Ligation; · Esophagogastroduodenoscopy with Biopsy; · Heater Probe Coagulation; · Liver Biopsy; · Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy; · Flexible Sigmoidoscopy; and · Other patient care related duties as necessary.
We have strong outside education alliance in the supervision of medical residents, students and fellows assigned to the Gastroenterology Section. Call coverage: 1:3, average only 8 days a month with a very very light call.
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:45-4:45.
U.S. Citizenship and possibly J1/H1B accepted, a full, active, and unrestricted U.S. medical license, and BC/BE Gastroenterologist required.
As "Virginia's Championship City," the City of Salem has become known around the country as a premier destination for tournaments and sporting events. Salem has hosted over 70 NCAA Championships since 1993 and many great athletes have competed on the fields of this city during parts of their careers. special events throughout the year, including the Salem Fair, Blue Ridge Music Festival and Olde Salem Days.
VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: Physicians At VA
About the VA
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Learn more at: Veterans Health AdministrationSalem VA Medical Center
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.