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    Responsibilities

    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
    Cardioversions
    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

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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    0602 Medical Officer

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