VA Western New York Healthcare System ( VAWNYHS) is seeking an enthusiastic Gastroenterologist to join its staff. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive care to include diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and education of patients with Gastroenterology conditions. VAWNYHS is academically affiliated with the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and provides medical, surgical, mental health and long term care services through a range of inpatient and outpatient programs. The staff Gastroenterologist will be responsible for, but not limited to the following duties: Physician should have expertise in Gastroenterology and be able to treat and manage patients who have illnesses related to General Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Physician should also be proficient and privileged in procedures related to Gastroenterology. Perform colonoscopies and EGD's. Evaluate, triage, and prioritize Gastroenterology consult requests to ensure timely care for patients. Performing examination, endoscopy consultation, and developing treatment and follow-up plans. Attend staff meetings and service on committees, process improvement teams and workgroups as requested. Completes CME as required to maintain competency in Gastroenterology and medical licensure. Completes HIPAA, Privacy and Security and other mandatory VA training in a timely manner. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be authorized for highly qualified candidates. Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): May be authorized for highly qualified candidates. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Full-Time; Monday- Friday 8:00am- 4:30pm. Additional information may be provided during the interview process. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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