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Subspecialty Medicine Physician - Pulmonologist/Critical Care: This position falls under the Specialty Medicine Service Line at the VA Medical Center in Des Moines and performs duties as a pulmonologist in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to the following: · Provide consultative services and follow up for inpatient and outpatient pulmonary patients. On Call duty will be assigned as needed, primarily for the coverage of inpatients. Participation in special projects pertinent to assigned sub-specialty, such as palliative care program, multidisciplinary cancer care program, chronic disease managem4ent program, may be needed. Inpatient discharge planning to include collaboration with the hospitalists and proper hand off at the end of shifts, as necessary. Inpatient progress notes and specific documentation for resident supervision is required. Quality of care should meet professional standards at all times. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Relocation/Recruitment incentives: Not Authorized EDRP is authorized. Student loan repayment up to $200K for eligible debt.
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.