Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicants. You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. The Education Debt Reduction programs offers eligible applicants up to $200,000 (tax free!) for reimbursement of qualifying educational loans. Please contact HR at this medical center and speak with the EDRP Coordinator for additional information. This vacancy is for a part-time position 20 hours per week. The Work Schedule will be: Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 4:30pm. Inpatient duties may require the incumbent to be present during irregular and off-tours. Functional Statement Title/#: Physician - Gastroenterologist Position functions in Gastroenterology where you will be expected to provide coverage to treat, release, admit or transfer patients. Inpatient duties may require incumbent to be present during irregular and off-tours. Board certification Internal Medicine. Duties may include but not limited to: Outpatient examinations, provides consultation service related to gastroenterology to the medical staff, admits and manages inpatients with various gastrointestinal diseases, oversees the administration of conscious sedation, performs GI procedures including: EGD (gastroscopy) Paracentesis, EGD with Peg Esophageal manometry, Colonoscopy, 24 hr pH monitor, attends Gastroenterology team meetings, attends Medical Service staff meetings and meetings of the Medical/Dental staff, serves on medical staff committees, participates in quality assurance programs and chart review, ensures communication with incoming evening Hospitalist regarding patient care issues, completes medical records including: history and physical exams within 24 hours of admission, progress notes daily for inpatients and for each encounter on outpatients, consult notes within 24 hours of evaluating patient, discharge summaries within 10 days of hospital discharge, new or renewal of prescriptions, transfer summaries and/or discharge instructions, ACLS/BLS and out of OR airway certification preferred.
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