The Central Alabama Veteran Health Care System (CAVHCS) located in Montgomery and Tuskegee, AL is seeking a energetic Gastroenterologist to provide consultation and treatment for patients in all patient care settings and performs diagnostic and therapeutic invasive procedures.
Outpatient clinics may be held on both the Montgomery and Tuskegee campuses. He/She chairs or participates in committees and workgroups. He/She participates in student and resident training programs.
The Gastroenterologist may have on-call time and may work off-hour shifts, weekends, and holidays as priorities demonstrate a need.
Direct Patient Care
Quality management/Performance Improvement
Utilization review and management
Administrative and other functions as assigned
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Gastroenterology
Skill in performing diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower endoscopy, including stent placement, PEGs, and dilation. Proficiency with EUS and ERCP is preferred
Maintain current BLS and ACLS certification
Maintain privileges at all times at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System
Excellent communication skills
Functions with patience and energy in a bureaucratic environment
Enjoys working as a member of a multidisciplinary team
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 4:30p.m.) There will be instances when the selectee may be required to work off-hour shifts, weekends, and holidays as priorities demonstrate a need on a rotating basis.
Salary Range: up to $300,000 per year
Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate
Selected candidate may be able to apply for education loan assistance thru the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.
US Citizenship. Citizen of United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA policy)
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia