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position is authorized to apply to the Educational Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) This program reimburses employee for amount paid to student loans in the amount not greater than $40,000 a year for 5 years. MAX $200,000. Please talk with HR on the process for applying to the program within 4 months of starting with the VHA.
Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Shared call no more that 1:4 (All admissions are through hospitalist service)
Primary position at main campus at Togus VA Maine, Augusta Maine with possible rotation as needed in select CBOCS.
Home based cardiac rehab and an active pacer clinic are at the Togus campus
Performs all aspects of general cardiology examinations on established or new patients; inpatient or outpatient consults, ER consults and electronic consults as needed.
Infrequent requests may consist of Compensation and Pension exams and/or Tort Claim reviews.
All aspects of noninvasive cardiology consisting of:
Interpretation of echocardiograms ( stress and dobutamine)
Interpretation of holter monitors and event monitors
Interpret electrocardiograms (EKG's)
Oversee stress lab and lab reporting ( actual testing is performed by NP)
Board eligible or certified in Cardiology
Board eligible/certified in echocardiography
Board eligible/certified in nuclear cardiology
Depending on candidate background and interest other areas might include cardiac CT, or
vascular noninvasive studies
Research interest is encouraged and studies are available for participation
Teaching opportunities with medical students and residents available
Procedural cardiology consisting of (but not mandated):
Performing TEE transesophageal echo
Experience with temporary pacemaker insertion, Swan Ganz catheter insertion
Experience in permanent pacer insertion, AICD insertion
No cardiac cath /PCI at Togus facility
Participates in quality assurance programs and chart reviews; demonstrates knowledge of and promotes performance improvement in meeting organizational goals. Conducts point of care audits and peer reviews when requested by Chief of Medicine.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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