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    Summary

    The primary base location for this position will be located at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas.

    The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) is a highly-specialized teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). The STVHCS is a dual campus healthcare system consisting of Audie L. Murphy Campus San Antonio, Texas, Kerrville Campus - rural secondary medical center in Kerrville, Texas, and a full service Dental satellite location, each of these facilities is equipped with a fully functioning Sterile Processing Service Department. STVHCS is one of the largest and most complex 1a health care systems in the nation with 495 total operating beds providing primary, secondary and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, and psychiatry as well as acute rehabilitation medicine in the Polytrauma Center (one of only five in the nations).

    Work Schedule: Part-time (Part time) Nights and Weekends
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.

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    Responsibilities

    Administrative Duties:

    HR: Maintaining VA training requirements, and upkeep of credentials, state license and DEA Registration required

    Staff Management: Participate in the FPPE/OPPE process. Adheres to employee health requirements. Participate in Clinical Pertinence Reviews.

    Time/Leave Management: Adherence to tour of Duties, timely requests for leave in VISTA and for clinic cancellations

    Clinical Duties: The staff Hospitalist is expected to remain privileged and practicing in their specialty field. The exact privileges and procedures for a particular provider will be approved by the Professional Standards Board. All physicians must meet the following standards:

    Patient Care: Provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness, treatment of disease, and care at the end of life.

    Medical/Clinical Knowledge: Demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical and social sciences, and the application of their knowledge to patient care and the education of others. Clinical Judgment: Ability to use scientific evidence and methods to investigate, evaluate, and improve patient care.

    Interpersonal & Communication Skills: Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that enable them to establish and maintain professional relationships with patients, families, and other members of the health care team.

    Professionalism: Demonstrate behaviors that reflect a commitment to continuous professional development, ethical practice, and understanding and sensitivity to diversity, and a responsible attitude toward their patients, their profession

    Systems-Based Practice: Demonstrate both an understanding of the contexts and systems in which health care is provided, and the ability to apply this knowledge to improve optimizing health care.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0602 Medical Officer

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