A Pulmonary Medicine Physician General & Critical Care
Pulmonologist practice is seeking a qualified physician for
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- Pulmonologist - LocumsSalisbury - W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical
The W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center is a 484-bed
medical center located in Salisbury, North Carolina. The medical
supports community-based outpatient clinics in nearby Charlotte
Winston-Salem, NC. Winston-Salem is the compensation and pension
clinic of jurisdiction for the State of North Carolina,
facilitating the rating
of veterans for compensation and pension purposes. Inpatient
provided for acute medicine, cardiology, surgery, psychiatry,
rehabilitation, subacute and extended care, neuropsychiatry
psychiatric intensive care, and geropsychiatry. Primary and
outpatient services are provided at the medical center and
The medical center is affiliated with Wake Forest University School
Medicine, with a focus on resident involvement in primary care,
rehabilitation, ophthalmology, and psychiatry. Salisbury is
recognized as one
of the largest employers in Rowan County and enjoys the recognition
of the community through an active outreach program.REQUIREMENTS
(duties include but are not limited to)
Pulmonologist, at the level specified, with a minimum of 8-hour
the VA of specific tours required, to perform Pulmonary services,
include providing Intensive Care/Critical Care services and
inpatient/outpatient services for the Department of Veteran Affairs
Salisbury VA Medical Center (Salisbury VAMC).
procedures such as: thoracentesis, central line placement, arterial
placements, bronchoscopies, bedside bronchoscopies, intubation
patient rounding, bedside echo, PFT interpretations. Additional
such as sleep study interpretations and EBUS procedures may be
Inpatient Consultation. Pulmonologist(s) shall be available for
consultative care 24/7 for all inpatient care. All consultations
before 4:30 pm shall be resolved on the same calendar day, except
weekends. The contract physician(s) shall be reachable by pager or
telecommunication device(s), at the request of a referring
discuss a patient---s case to ensure the patient is seen in a
and to expedite any required care.
on-call services. At least eight (8) weekdays a month and one (1)
provide review of consults and triaging daily.
Contractor physician(s) shall follow all established medication
and procedures. No sample medications shall be provided to
education: Provide discharge education and follow up instructions
coordinated with the next care setting for all emergency
physician(s) shall provide post-procedure evaluation, follow-up
clinical consultation regarding complications of procedures.
Notes & Encounters: All notes and encounters must be completed
two calendar days of the encounter.
in mobilization of Salisbury VAMC contingency plans to
emergency situations should they arise.
in mandatory VA Training Requirements, including Information
Privacy Training, and CPRS Training.
to all VHA safety policies and comply with service-specific
Commission Patient Safety Goals or equivalent.
physician(s) shall be responsible for signing in and out when
attendance.-- Time sheets will be
used by the COR to confirm hours/day and services provided against
appropriate communication and relationship with other members of
physician(s) shall be present on time for any scheduled clinics
documented by physical presence in the clinic at the scheduled
physician(s) shall complete the appropriate QM/PI documentation
to all procedures, complications and outcome of examinations.
physician(s) shall be available to perform peer reviews.
attend staff meetings as required by the VAMC Chief of Service,
Staff, or designee. Must attend: Operative and Invasive Committee
Surgical Morbidity & Mortality Committee. Contractor to
with COR on this requirement and report any conflicts that may
with compliance with this requirement.
shall follow all established patient safety and infection
standards of care.
shall make every effort to prevent medication errors, falls, and
injury caused by acts of commission or omission in the delivery
care.-- All events related to patient
injury, medication errors, and other breeches of patient safety
reported to the COR VA Safety Policy. As soon as practicable (but
24 hours) Contractors shall notify COR of incident and submit to
the Patient Safety Report, following up with COR as required or
- Must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy
degree from an accredited graduate school of Medicine.
have successfully completed an accredited residency and fellowship
be board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
be in good standing, and under no restrictions, with the state
in any state in which a license is held.
hold and maintain current certification in American Heart
Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
be a US Citizen.
is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed
with the top healthcare talent in the market.
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