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    Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center is seeking a Physician Hospitalist with proven leadership skills and a vision for the future to join our team of dedicated professionals who provide health care to veterans that is second to none.

    This is an open and continuous vacancy announcement. Applications of qualified candidates will be referred for consideration as positions become available. The position may be filled at any time regardless of the announced closing date.

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    The Hospitalist is responsible for maintaining professional, technical and administrative knowledge, competencies and skills to provide effective, timely and quality responses to patients who present themselves with acute or emergent health care problems. The incumbent is responsible for overall clinical leadership during on duty hours and ensures the quality of medical and mental health services provided, the education and training of professional staff, and the safety and ethical conduct of medical research conducted on patients assigned under purview. The incumbent is a physician and serves as the primary point of accountability in the service and maximizes the efficient use of available resources. The physicians maintain high clinical standards that are carried into decision-making processes and maintain VA-approved BLS certification. All physicians comply with credentialing and privileging and required monitoring and evaluation criteria. The physicians comply with current standards for medical record documentation. The Hospitalist program is aligned under the auspices of the Associate Chief of Staff, Medicine Service who provides direct line supervision and the Chief of Staff who provides second line supervision. The incumbent will provide medical coverage for the entire VA medical facility.

    Work Schedule: Full Time
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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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/559170500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.