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Pulmonary Medicine Physician General & Critical Care Pulmonologist - Physicians Only Apply - Locum

Company: Rob
Location: Salisbury
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

A Pulmonary Medicine Physician General & Critical Care Pulmonologist practice is seeking a qualified physician for Salisbury, NC. This and other physician jobs brought to you by ExactMD. Medical Doctors Only Apply.

MD/DO
- Pulmonologist - LocumsSalisbury - W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center
The W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center is a 484-bed
medical center located in Salisbury, North Carolina. The medical center
supports community-based outpatient clinics in nearby Charlotte and
Winston-Salem, NC. Winston-Salem is the compensation and pension (C&P)
clinic of jurisdiction for the State of North Carolina, facilitating the rating
of veterans for compensation and pension purposes. Inpatient services are
provided for acute medicine, cardiology, surgery, psychiatry, physical
rehabilitation, subacute and extended care, neuropsychiatry services,
psychiatric intensive care, and geropsychiatry. Primary and specialized
outpatient services are provided at the medical center and outpatient clinics.
The medical center is affiliated with Wake Forest University School of
Medicine, with a focus on resident involvement in primary care, dermatology,
rehabilitation, ophthalmology, and psychiatry. Salisbury is recognized as one
of the largest employers in Rowan County and enjoys the recognition and respect
of the community through an active outreach program.REQUIREMENTS (duties include but are not limited to)


The
Pulmonologist, at the level specified, with a minimum of 8-hour notice by
the VA of specific tours required, to perform Pulmonary services, to
include providing Intensive Care/Critical Care services and
inpatient/outpatient services for the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA),
Salisbury VA Medical Center (Salisbury VAMC).
Performs
procedures such as: thoracentesis, central line placement, arterial line
placements, bronchoscopies, bedside bronchoscopies, intubation procedures,
patient rounding, bedside echo, PFT interpretations. Additional skill sets
such as sleep study interpretations and EBUS procedures may be supported.
Provides
Inpatient Consultation. Pulmonologist(s) shall be available for
consultative care 24/7 for all inpatient care. All consultations requested
before 4:30 pm shall be resolved on the same calendar day, except for
weekends. The contract physician(s) shall be reachable by pager or other
telecommunication device(s), at the request of a referring physician, to
discuss a patient---s case to ensure the patient is seen in a timely fashion
and to expedite any required care.
Provides
on-call services. At least eight (8) weekdays a month and one (1) weekend
a month.
Shall
provide review of consults and triaging daily.
Medications:
Contractor physician(s) shall follow all established medication policies
and procedures. No sample medications shall be provided to patients.
Discharge
education: Provide discharge education and follow up instructions that are
coordinated with the next care setting for all emergency department
patients.
Contractor
physician(s) shall provide post-procedure evaluation, follow-up and
clinical consultation regarding complications of procedures.
Clinical
Notes & Encounters: All notes and encounters must be completed with
two calendar days of the encounter.
Assist
in mobilization of Salisbury VAMC contingency plans to accommodate
emergency situations should they arise.
Participate
in mandatory VA Training Requirements, including Information Security,
Privacy Training, and CPRS Training.
Adhere
to all VHA safety policies and comply with service-specific Joint
Commission Patient Safety Goals or equivalent.
Contract
physician(s) shall be responsible for signing in and out when in
attendance.-- Time sheets will be
used by the COR to confirm hours/day and services provided against the
contractor---s invoices.
Maintain
appropriate communication and relationship with other members of the team.
Contractor
physician(s) shall be present on time for any scheduled clinics as
documented by physical presence in the clinic at the scheduled start time.

The
physician(s) shall complete the appropriate QM/PI documentation pertaining
to all procedures, complications and outcome of examinations.
The
physician(s) shall be available to perform peer reviews.
Shall
attend staff meetings as required by the VAMC Chief of Service, Chief of
Staff, or designee. Must attend: Operative and Invasive Committee and
Surgical Morbidity & Mortality Committee. Contractor to communicate
with COR on this requirement and report any conflicts that may interfere
with compliance with this requirement.

Pulmonologist(s)
shall follow all established patient safety and infection control
standards of care.

Pulmonologist(s)
shall make every effort to prevent medication errors, falls, and patient
injury caused by acts of commission or omission in the delivery of
care.-- All events related to patient
injury, medication errors, and other breeches of patient safety shall be
reported to the COR VA Safety Policy. As soon as practicable (but within
24 hours) Contractors shall notify COR of incident and submit to the COR
the Patient Safety Report, following up with COR as required or requested.
Qualifications

  • Must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
    degree from an accredited graduate school of Medicine.
  • Must
    have successfully completed an accredited residency and fellowship program.
  • Must
    be board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).
  • Must
    be in good standing, and under no restrictions, with the state licensure board
    in any state in which a license is held.
  • Must
    hold and maintain current certification in American Heart Association (AHA)
    Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) for
    Healthcare Providers.
  • Must
    be a US Citizen.
    KurzSolutions
    is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies
    with the top healthcare talent in the market.































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