|Seeking BC Gastroenterology Physician for Excellent VA Staff Opportunity in Shreveport, LA|
Company: Veteran's Healthcare Administration
Location: Shreveport, LA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 12/05/2022
Expire Date: 02/05/2023
Job Categories: Medical
Seeking BC Gastroenterology Physician for Excellent VA Staff Opportunity in Shreveport, LA|
The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) is actively recruiting to fill Board Certified Staff Gastroenterology Medicine (BE considered) to help care for our Veterans – American’s Heroes. Selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment at the Louisiana State University & be involved with education & teaching of Gastroenterology fellows in our fellowship program plus medical students, medicine residents rotating through the VA and supervising mid-level providers. Will work collaboratively with other specialists as necessary in providing the best care to Veterans. The position provides an outstanding opportunity for individuals committed to an academic career in clinical care, teaching and research. The Gastroenterology Section serves patients across the spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care for more than 45,000 veterans in an area to include in fifteen (15) Louisiana parishes, five (5) counties in Southern Arkansas and ten (10) counties in East Texas.
Gastroenterologist to provide the delivery of quality patient care and evidenced- based standards of practice in the Subspecialty of Gastroenterology. This includes the direct patient care in concert with a GI Fellowship program in out and in-patient care settings. While advanced endoscopy and EUS skills are highly desired they are not essential. Endoscopic skills in non-advanced endoscopy, small bowel endoscopy, and ancillary GI procedures are required. Experience in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases is highly desired. Skill and knowledge necessary to provide care to the level of age specific diseases and the range of disease severity. This includes the ability to identify patient needs and to provide the care needed to promote improvement. Experience and confidence in providing moderate sedation for endoscopic procedures is required. Provider will also have teaching responsibilities include the effectiveness in teaching, monitoring and coordination of educational activities - planning, evaluating and documenting of medical students, residents and GI Fellows.
Coordinate the patient care by effective communication with PCP, Inpatient, ED and outside services. Perform other duties as assigned by Chief of Section/Medicine. Perform administrative tasks as assigned, such as peer reviews and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations (OPPE).
Contact Name: Hank Laguatan
Phone Number: (206) 459-7927
The VA Shreveport Healthcare System is one of the leading health care systems serving Veterans in the South Central VA Health Care Network. We’re an innovative care center within the Veterans Integrated Service Network 16 (VISN 16), which includes medical centers and clinics in Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, southeast Texas, and northwest Florida.