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    Summary

    Education and length of practice will be considered through a formal pay-setting process in determining the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay).

    Recruitment/Relocation Incentive is NOT authorized.
    PCS (Permanent Change of Station) is NOT authorized.
    EDRP (Education Debt Reduction Program) NOT authorized

    Provide direct patient care specific to sub-specialty in the inpatient units, Renal Dialysis Unit and in the ambulatory clinic settings.

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    Responsibilities

    -Provide timely screening and resolution of consultations from other disciplines in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
    -Provide a full range of therapeutic interventions specific to sub-specialty to units/programs in the Medical Center to which they are assigned and have clinical privileges to practice including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management.
    -Order diagnostic tests and discriminate between normal and abnormal findings and makes appropriate treatment decisions.
    -Documentation of care in the medical record in keeping with the bylaws of the Medical Center.
    -Provide oversight of residents, fellows, medical students, NP/PA students, as appropriate, who are assigned to Nephrology rotations.
    -Provide supervisory oversight of the clinical care on the inpatient service and ambulatory clinic of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants as appropriate.
    -Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment planning conferences, and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members in a manner that enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care.
    -Provide weekend and holiday coverage of the Renal Dialysis Unit and the Nephrology consultation service in rotation with other staff nephrologists.
    -Provide weekend and holiday coverage of the medical inpatient service in rotation at a frequency determined by the Chief of Medicine or Chief of Staff.
    -Ensures that the practice of medicine is consistent with Joint Commission, CARF, VA policies and procedures, clinical practice guidelines, VISN standards, national statutes and regulations, medical record documentation, mandatory continuing education, and HIPPA policies.
    -Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Staff within clinical privileges to meet the needs of the organization.

    Work Schedule:
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555565000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.