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    Summary

    Education and length of practice will be considered by a Compensation Panel in determining the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay).



    This position is located in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Emergency Department, Philadelphia, PA. The nature of the work is emergency care: evaluation, stabilization and treatment of any patient/Veteran who presents with a request to be seen.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    -Act as the physician on duty in managing patient care, flow, transfers and administrative duties as needed which may include decision to place the department on divert status.
    -Uses their clinical expertise in determining need of stabilization, treatment, consultation, discharge, transfer or admission of patients who present for emergency care.
    -Supervises and trains medical students, residents and other learners
    -Involvement in quality management and patient safety
    -Attends monthly ED staff meetings

    Work Schedule: Days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays, 10 or 12 hour shifts depending on staffing coverage
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528888600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.