The William. S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, WI is pleased to recruit for a full-time Infection Disease/Hospitalist.
Infectious Disease duties entail being an expert in history taking, physical examination, test interpretation, patient counseling and differential diagnosis and medical therapeutics. When acting as Infection Disease, the physician evaluates and manages patients who have single or multiple disorders in all of the subspecialties in the broad field of internal medicine. Provides quality clinical care and services with regard to customer satisfaction and compliance with Joint Commission regulations and other relevant accrediting agencies.
As the Hospitalist, this opportunity provides an opportunity to interact with physicians in training and academic faculty in the setting of a large teaching hospital. Responsibilities include monitoring the clinical responses to treatment of all medical inpatients, staffing and supervising a Level 3 Emergency Department for both on- and off-hour shifts, and electronically document all patient records and consult sub-specialty services off-site at Tertiary Medical Centers as needed in the management of admitted patients. Ensures efficient and effective admissions and operations for various services at the medical center.
This position requires specialized and up-to-date knowledge and information required to function as an Infectious Diseases specialist, including basic aspects and clinical features of infectious disease of all age groups, disease prevention and treatment, host defense mechanisms, and epidemiology. This Hospitalist needs to possess the ability to work with a diverse and complex range of acute medical diagnosis and treatment.
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Functional Statement Title/#: Hospitalist/Infectious DiseaseBasic Requirements:
- Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
* Board Certification/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or other specialty that meets the needs of the hospital is preferred
* ACLS/BLS certified is preferred
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Physical Requirements:?,Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods of sitting.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Other (VA Form 10-2850 - See Link Below)
*Other Veterans Document
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1940271.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.