Job Overview

Summary

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OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Be part of a team dedicated to working toward one purpose - filling the needs of our veteran patients.

The VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS) consists of one Veterans Health Administration (VHA)facility located in Roseburg, OR, and four Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) strategically located in Eugene, North Bend, and Brookings, OR and Crescent City, CA.    VARHS offers primary care and hospital services in medicine, surgery, and mental health for the 62,000 veterans who reside in Central and Southern Oregon and Northern California

In Roseburg you will find an excellent quality of life in a family oriented community.   While providing all of the amenities of a larger city, Roseburg still offers the relaxed atmosphere of a small town.   Nestled in the forested Umpqua Valley, Roseburg offers unlimited recreational opportunities among lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and ocean beaches.   Golfing, hiking, rafting, fishing, and beach combing are all within easy access.   Eugene, an easy one-hour freeway drive north, is Oregon's second largest city and home to the University of Oregon.   More information on Roseburg and the surrounding area can be found at http://visitroseburg.com.

Education Debt Reduction Program: You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information. 

Applications received on or before October 4, 2013 will be included in the initial referral of candidates.  Subsequent referrals, if needed, will be made on an on-going basis until position is filled.

Duties

VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced physician board certified or board eligible in the specialty area of Gastroenterology.  Candidate selected will provide our veteran patients with quality care services in disorders of the GI tract and liver.   Candidate selected will provide both inpatient and outpatient services.  The position is located in Medicine Service and will be responsible for: performing procedures, conducting outpatient clinics, and performing inpatient consults.  Duties will include:

  •  Conducting outpatient clinics
  •  Performing endoscopic procedures
  •  Providing  inpatient consults
  •  Documenting patient care data such as medical history and physical exams, progress notes, consult notes, discharge and transfer summaries, etc. in electronic medical records in a timely manner
  •  Reviewing and renewing prescriptions
  •  Reviewing laboratory and imaging data for both outpatient endoscopy and GI clinics
  •  Participating in clinical and/or administrative committees, task groups, or special projects
  •  Participating in quality assurance programs.

Tour of Duty:   Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (On-call duties may be required as necessary)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Physical requirements include moderate lifting (15-44 lbs.); light lifting (under 15 lbs.); light carrying (under 15 lbs.); reaching above shoulders; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (1 hour intermittently); standing (2 hours intermittently); ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of color; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable to 13" to 16"; hearing (aid permitted).  Candidate selected will be required to complete a pre-employment physical.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No