Veteran Health Administration | Veteran Health Indiana
The Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana is actively seeking a full-time Electrophysiology Cardiologist with outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills. The candidate will be assigned as a staff Cardiologist in Medicine Service at our Indianapolis, Indiana VA medical center.
Relocation/Recruitment incentive is authorized for highly qualified candidates.
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application.
1.Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians are ultimately responsible for the oversight of all aspects of cardiac-EP procedural and medical care delivered to patients under their oversight.
2.Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians provide or assist fellows, residents, students and/or nurse practitioners in the process of evaluation and treatment of the patient, and actively participate in corrective actions against untoward responses to medical/procedural interventions.
3.Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians evaluate the patient to assess changes in the physical and mental status during their stay. A history and physical note, with the appropriate level of detail, will be entered into the medical record along with an assessment and plan for acute and ongoing care as well as discharge planning. A progress note is written in the patient's chart daily. Appropriate procedural consent notes, Moderate Sedation Documentation, and Procedure Notes are also required and entered within 24 hours of the procedure. Notes also include the concurrence with (the above) notes authored by the fellow, resident, or Nurse Practitioner, and attending notes as appropriate, in a manner consistent with the VA guidelines for trainee and/or mid-level provider supervision.
4.Staff Cardiac-EP physicians perform inpatient medical evaluations and treatment, as well as provide consultative services to non-medicine (e.g.,surgical) services in a timely manner.
5.During scheduled tour hours, Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians shall be available for all urgent assessments and interventions as part of the inpatient care team.
6.Staff Cardiac-EP (Interventional) physicians are appropriately credentialed and privileged. They participate in various hospital committees, Medicine Service and hospital in-service programs, and education programs of the Medicine Service and the hospital. They are also involved in continuous quality improvement through the VA peer review and Systems Redesign process.
7.Staff Cardiac-EP physicians shall be responsible for graduate and undergraduate medical education, and scientific research as appropriate.
Work Schedule: variable tour of duty with rotating weekends and holidays
United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
Benefits offered to the VA Physician
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
- 26 paid annual leave days / 10 paid Federal holidays / 13 paid sick days of leave each year with no limit on accumulation
- Minimal on-call
- No practice operating costs, no malpractice or insurance
- Our employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose, including exceptional vision and dental plans
- VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tier retirement plan composed of Social Security benefits, FERS basic benefits, and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service.
- Continuing Medical Education allowance
This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening. Veteran Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. You may be required to serve a probationary period. Must be proficient in written and spoken English. Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process