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Pulmonary Medicine Physician Critical Care Pulmonologist - Physicians Only Apply - Perm

Company: VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System
Location: Topeka
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

A Pulmonary Medicine Physician Critical Care Pulmonologist practice is seeking a qualified physician for Topeka, KS. This and other physician jobs brought to you by ExactMD. Medical Doctors Only Apply.

The VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System (VA EKHCS) is currently recruiting for a Pulmonologist at our Topeka VA Medical Center. Board Certification (strongly preferred) or Board Eligibility in Internal Medicine with subspecialty board certification/eligibility in pulmonary medicine and critical care preferred. Duties include, but are not limited to:
---Coordinate the clinical care of the medicine patients and collaborate with the other service(s) on the care of their patients.
---Facilitate communication among primary care physicians, hospitalists, specialists, patients and their families
---Provide inpatient consultations and attending responsibilities in pulmonary/critical care/sleep medicine and bronchoscopic procedures in appropriate cases; conduct general pulmonary/sleep outpatient clinics.
---Responsible for appropriate documentation of clinic notes, consultations and procedures using the computerized patient record; and performing routine/emergency diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
---Admit, examine, treat, transfer and discharge patients referred to your service that require inpatient care and when appropriate
---Perform daily rounds on all assigned inpatients and write daily progress notes.
---Provide supplemental coverage to coverage to ICU in support of assigned hospitalist(s). Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BLS/CPR) certification required.
---Minimal night and weekend call coverage, as needed.
---Additional reimbursement may be available for agreeing to cover weekend and night time hospitalist call.
---Participate in activities of the medical center that are designed to meet the requirements of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health care Organizations (The Joint Commission) and other regulatory agencies as they apply to the position.
---Participate in committees and review processes when needed or requested.
---Travel to the Leavenworth campus may be required.

Salary is determined by a compensation panel of peers based on experience, training and local labor market considerations

Work Schedule: 8:00 - 4:30 with minimal night and weekend call coverage.

Keywords: VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System, Topeka , Pulmonary Medicine Physician Critical Care Pulmonologist - Physicians Only Apply - Perm, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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