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Physician / Georgia / Permanent / Nephrologist Job

Location
Augusta, Georgia
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
4 Sep 2022
Job Description

Here in Augusta, Georgia, We Just Feel Good

The Community - Augusta, Georgia
Known worldwide as the home of the Masters golf tournament, Augusta has plenty of things to do year-round. Located on Georgia's eastern boarder across the Savannah River from South Carolina, Augusta is a dynamic city filled with outdoor adventure, historic sites, a thriving arts community and much, much more. Hisoty comes alive at the Augusta Museum of History, the Augusta Canal Discovery Center and the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson. Enjoy a nature ride through Phinizy Swamp Nature Park or explore the Augusta Canal National Heritage area during one of their daily boat tours offered year-round. Immerse yourself in art and culture at the Morris Museum of Art or at live performances at the historic Imperial Theatre, Mill Theater or Le Chat Noir. Shop in locally owned boutiques and stores along Broad Street, in the historic Summerville neighborhood and in Surrey Center. Eat at Augusta's best locally owned restaurants, and enjoy classic Southern fare, tapas with an international twist, gourmet burgers and farm-to-table dishes. Augusta most certainly has a bit of everything for everybody!

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About the Facility - Augusta VAMC
The VA Augusta Healthcare System is one of the leading health care systems serving Veterans in the VA Southeast Network. They are an innovative care center within the Veterans Integrated Service Network 7, which includes medical centers and clinics in Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina. This facility provides primary care and specialty care services, including mental health services, physical therapy and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury treatment, and more.

Facility Address: th St, Augusta, GA 30901

RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to)
  • Clinical practice, supervising and teaching Nephrology fellows, residents, and medical students.
  • Responsible for providing consultation on various forms of nephrology disease states, both for diagnosis and treatment in the inpatients and outpatient settings.
  • Share attending call responsibilities with other Nephrologists in covering some nights, weekends, and holiday calls as needed. The physician will round with the team of fellow(s), resident(s), and medical student(s) as regards inpatient settings.
  • The Nephrology Physician (MD/DO) is administratively responsible to the Chief of Medicine. Clinical oversight is provided by the collaborating physician, Section Chief, Nephrology. The physician, as a member of the department, communicates with other healthcare providers to manage consults and additional services as required.
  • Clinical activities may include but are not limited to:
    • clinical assessment and evaluation - Inpatients and Outpatients.
    • Healthcare management of assigned veteran patients with acute and chronic illnesses.
    • Ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic studies.
    • Ordering consultation and referrals - Inpatients and Outpatients.
    • Patient follow-up, as appropriate.
    • Health promotion and disease prevention.
    • Patient, family, and staff education and counseling.
    • Clinical research (must have separate research approval).
  • Administrative activities, research and non-clinical tasks as assigned.
  • Exhibits leadership in initializing changes in patient care programs based on current concepts and findings from research and studies.
  • Stays informed on developments in the management and treatment of diseases and illnesses through continuing medical education.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
  • Residency training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited cored specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 703741547-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Kurz Solutions
  • Location: Augusta, Georgia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent