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    The John D. Dingell VA Medical center is a state-of-the-art, 108-bed, tertiary-care medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility with an 84-bed nursing home care unit, 50 bed off-site Domiciliary, and 3 community-based outpatient clinics. The VAMC serves as a major WSUSOM site for pre-and post-graduate education in medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. Over 1,900 employees provide dedicated service to Veterans from throughout southeastern Michigan.

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    This position is responsible for providing a broad range of Neurology services to Veterans receiving care at the Detroit Veteran Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). Follow established guidelines, ethics, and policies and protocols of the Neurology Services, Department of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and the profession.

    The primary duties include the full spectrum of diagnosing and managing patients with Neurological diseases in both outpatient and in-patient setting. You will be consulting with Primary Care physicians and other specialists to ensure patients receive appropriate continuous care utilizing e-consult, tele-health, and face to face consultation. The Physician Specialist will join a multidisciplinary program providing services with dedicated support staff and operational space. Primary duties are to perform full general neurological examinations on established or newly consulted patients in the Neurology clinics, Inpatient Units or Emergency Department for signs or symptoms of neurologic dysfunction.

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

        • Diagnoses, treats, and manages patients with neurological diseases according to standard, usual, and acceptable methods and techniques.
        • Works closely with other specialists and primary care physicians to ensure that patients receive continuous quality care.
        • Provides consultation service related to neurology to the medical staff.
        • Participates in quality assurance programs and chart reviews.
        • Interprets EEGs.
    The position includes clinical, and teaching duties. The approximate time assigned in each of area may change over time depending on the needs of the Service and the Medical Center. The time allotment is consistent with information contained in the dynamic physician mapping tool that is used to follow physician duties and productivity.

    Work Schedule:Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. On-call duties (evenings/weekends/Holidays) are required as well. Subject to change based on needs of the facility.
    Subject to change based on needs of the facility.

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.

    This position may be eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program within VHA. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility criteria in accordance with VHA policy 1021 and apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment. Final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.

    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/559719400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.