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The Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center is seeking a staff Physician in Urology. The Urologist will work in the surgical clinic and report to the Chief of Surgery.
Duties may include but are not limited to:
- Provide professional services requiring full range of inpatient and outpatient Urology procedures.
- Facilitate patient access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other health care providers in accordance with applicable policies and regulations.
- Responsible for being able to admit, work-up, and treat either surgical or medical patients presenting with illness or injuries of the genitourinary systems.
- Evaluate the patient to assess any changes in the physical status, lab values and vital signs of the patient prior to surgery. Appropriate notes are written in the patient's medical records, times, dates, and signed.
- Ability to perform minor and major surgical procedures.
- Responsible for providing the patient with risks, benefits and alternative treatments and securing the informed consent of the patient/family needed before conducting invasive procedures.
- Responsible for regular postoperative follow-up, patient teaching and wound care upon discharge orders in the chart in a timely manner.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, occasional call
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Recruitment/Relocation may be authorized for highly qualified candidates.
PCS may be authorized for highly qualified candidates.
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