Physician Cardiologist

Department Of Veterans Affairs Omaha , NE 68102

Posted 3 weeks ago

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The Nebraska-Western Iowa VA Health Care System is currently seeking a full time, permanent, Cardiologist. This position is located at the Omaha, NE VA Medical Center.

Throughout the duration of this vacancy announcement, applications that are received will be referred to the selecting official on a bi-weekly basis.

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Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate must be skilled at test interpretation, selected diagnostic procedures, patient counseling, differential diagnosis and medical and interventional therapeutics in the broad range of cardiovascular disorders, with an emphasis on advanced management of heart failure with reduced or preserved ejection fraction.

  • The successful candidate should have skills in interpretation of transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, dobutamine stress echocardiology, electrocardiography, and stress electrocardiography.

  • The successful candidate must have experience in recognition and plan of care management for the derangements of the cardiovascular system in patients with normal and disordered function of the other organ systems.

  • The successful candidate is assigned as a clinician-educator to the Cardiology Section.

  • The successful candidate preferred to have outstanding teaching skills, including experience with education of medical students, residents and cardiology fellows.

  • The successful candidate preferred to have a history of publication in peer-reviewed cardiology journals.

  • Teaching will be conducted at the bedside, the cardiac catheterization lab and in clinics, with learners at all levels.

  • The physician will spend the majority of time in both direct patient care and the supervision of medical residents and cardiology fellows in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • This is a joint appointment with an academic affiliate.

  • The successful candidate must be eligible for appointment to the faculty of the Creighton University School of Medicine and serve as a clinician-educator in the Cardiology Division of Creighton University and related cardiology academic programs.

  • The successful candidate will hold current certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiology.

Work Schedule: Tour of duty is Monday-Friday, 7:30am

  • 4:00pm, rotating inpatient rounds responsibilities with other core Cardiology

faculty. Additional information maybe provided during interview process.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

15

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Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

  • Designated and/or random drug testing required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to a background/security investigation

  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination

Qualifications

Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

Basic Requirements:

  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.

  • 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.

  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

  • Physical requirements outlined below.

Preferred Experience: The successful candidate is preferred to have a minimum of five years clinical experience within a VA facility is preferred

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements:The position will require walking, standing or sitting for periods of up to or beyond 10 to 12 hours each day. In addition, the incumbent will need to bend, lift and turn. Under urgent or emergency situations, the incumbent will need to run, sprint or run up or down stairs.

Education

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

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Physician Cardiologist

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