The Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia, SC is currently
seeking full-time board certified/board eligible Urologist to join the Surgery
Service Team. The staff Urologist is accountable to the Chief, Urology
Department, to provide the most effective delivery of Urological care
throughout the medical center in compliance with VA and VHA Directives,
American Urological Association standards, and The Joint Commission
accreditation standards. Our busy outpatient clinics as well as operating room
are capable of most urological procedures. The candidate also provides a
variety of services including pre-operative patient exam and assessment and
performs all aspects of Adult Urological Surgery including treatment of
lesions, biopsies, urological laser procedures, enucleation, stent insertion,
and prostate surgery. Provides urology-related direct patient care in all
functional areas of the OR, ICU, ward, and clinic settings as needed, to
include on-call coverage. Provides critical care related direct care. The
incumbent may also be involved in program planning, objectives, policies, and
standards essential to delivery of quality Urological care. Duties include, but
are not limited to:
Participate in and or manage all aspects of a
general urology program, to include clinical, administrative, academic and research
components if warranted.
Manage patient workload within available
staffing, which may include support of mid-levels.
Document progress notes and consultation
findings in an electronic medical record, dictation and electronics signature
of OP reports and hospital discharge summaries.
Provide surgical treatment for genitourinary
injuries and diseases including major and minor procedures.
WJBD VAMC has a strong academic affiliation with the
University of South Carolina School of Medicine and is one of the core training
sites for the medical school. This is an outstanding opportunity all while
working with a group of excellent physicians. WJB Dorn VAMC provides a full
range of patient care services utilizing state-of-the-art technology.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online but you may also express your interest, obtain additional information about the position, or seek application assistance by emailing your C.V. to John Brumbaugh, Human Resources Specialist at John.Brumbaugh@va.gov or by phone at (803) 776-4000, extension 4234.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with nights, weekends, and call as needed. Subject to change based on the needs of the facility.
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