Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 12:30pm VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position Not Authorized Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases 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 Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Functional Statement for Neurologist working in the Neurology Section of the Medicine Service, The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Central California Health Care System Fresno California (VACCCHS) Staff Neurologist Physician trained in an approved Neurology residency program by approving board for all medical subspecialties. Physician will work in the Department of Medicine, in Neurology Section, under the Section Chief for that service. Work guidelines are in keeping with the standards set out by the VA hospital and American Academy of Neurology. This is a Full-Time position, with work of variable complexity: The incumbent will see outpatients, inpatient consults, and perform electrophysiologic studies. The incumbent will carry out the VA mission of patient care, education, and will do research if possible, and will care for both acute and non-acute neurologic events. Scope: Physician will see all disease entities that require his expertise for a Neurological Problem. Contacts: The Physician will work closely with all medical teams and staff for the benefit of the patient. The Physician will be up to the physical demands of the subspecialty. Supervisory Controls Work is assigned by the supervisors and carried out though a scheduler for patient follow up and new encounters whether for patient visits, telephone appointment, video conference, or testing. The Physician will follow the requirements that are directed by the administration in regards to good documentation and record keeping in CPRS, and supervisory notes for residents and student supervision. The Physician is responsible for seeing and managing the patients assigned. Work is reviewed periodically during the year by the Section Chief. The Chief reviews cases and consults before assignment, and will assign them according to their urgency. The Neurologist will then see the patient and work independently toward the best patient care. Guidelines Guidelines are based on VA procedures and policies, current practice guidelines, and American Academy Guidelines. Scope and Effect: The incumbent must be interested in the impact of the practice of neurology on patient care and improving services offered to the patient. Personal Contact The staff Neurologist will work with colleagues either face to face, by phone, by video conference, or by the electronic medical record. Work Environment: Safety in the workplace will apply to electrophysiologic testing and any other procedures, as to any risk of infection or exposure, and the incumbent will take training in these areas as delineated by VA policies. Skill, Knowledge and Responsibility This is based on continuing medical education, training, and experience, and built into the performance and commitment of the physician as a professional.
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.