|Seeking BC Gastroenterologist for Excellent VA Staff Opportunity in Beautiful San Antonio, Texas|
Company: Veteran's Healthcare Administration
Location: San Antonio, TX
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 12/05/2022
Expire Date: 02/05/2023
Job Categories: Medical
Seeking BC Gastroenterologist for Excellent VA Staff Opportunity in Beautiful San Antonio, Texas|
The South Texas VA Healthcare System (STVAHCS) is actively recruiting to fill Board Certified Staff Gastroenterologist (BE considered) to help care for our Veterans – American’s Heroes. Selected candidate will be considered for a faculty appointment at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) & be involved with education & teaching of Gastroenterology residents in our residency program plus medical students, medicine residents & other providers. The STVAHCS is located at San Antonio is the “Flagship” for the South Texas VA Health Care System (STVAHCS), is a Joint Commission accredited, referral level 1b/high complexity, 268 bed facility serving more than 97,000 Veterans in southern Texas, including the rapidly expanding metropolitan San Antonio area. This exciting job opportunity awaits you in our, state-of-the-art VA facility in the city! STVAHCS is among the VA Medical Centers and has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation in the San Antonio Metro area.
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. 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.
Contact Name: Hank Laguatan
Phone Number: (206) 459-7927
The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) is comprised of two inpatient campuses: the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital in San Antonio and the Kerrville VA Hospital in Kerrville, Texas. STVHCS serves one of the largest primary service areas in the nation and is part of the VA Heart of Texas Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 17), with offices located in Arlington, Texas. South Texas provides health care services for over 111,000 unique Veterans and has an operational budget of $1.37 billion. The Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital (ALMMVH), named after the nation’s most decorated World War II hero, is a quaternary care facility, which is affiliated with the University of Texas Health San Antonio (UTHSA) - Home | UT Health San Antonio (uthscsa.edu). At STVHCS, comprehensive health care is provided through acute medical, surgical, mental health, physical medicine and rehabilitation, geriatric, and primary care services. Comprised of a Spinal Cord Injury Center, a Community Living Center, a Domiciliary, and a Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP). ALMMVH provides quaternary services, open-heart and robotics surgery, magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography.