The John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Detroit, MI, has an immediate opening for a Full-Time, Pulmonary and Critical Care Staff Physician. Qualifications include competency in all pulmonary and ICU procedures including airway management, bronchoscopy, and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS). Navigational bronchoscopy experience required. Responsibilities include clinical care of pulmonary and ICU patients including support of a very active interdisciplinary lung module program. To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements as well as any additional requirements (if applicable) listed in the job announcement. Applicants pending the completion of training or license requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Currently employed physician(s) in VA who met the requirements for appointment under the previous qualification standard at the time of their initial appointment are deemed to have met the basic requirements of the occupation. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. 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 core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: The position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking, sitting, typing, bending, pulling, and pushing. Transferring objects may be required. Staff may be required to don protective equipment in isolation situations or operative/invasive procedures. Additional Requirement: Required to be board certified in Pulmonary and Critical Care. Bronchoscopy and EBUS experience is required. ["The Detroit VA Medical Center has a strong affiliation with Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine . The WSU Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows are an integral part of the pulmonary and ICU team at the Detroit VAMC. The candidate will have fellow teaching responsibilities and will need to show academic interest and potential. Interested candidates may address any questions regarding the position via email to our Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Anan Salloum, M.D. at Anan.Salloum@va.gov, or to the Associate Chief of Staff for Medicine, Tushar Vachharajani, M.D. at Tushar.Vachharajani@va.gov. The John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Detroit, MI, has an immediate opening for a Full-Time, Pulmonary and Critical Care Staff Physician. Qualifications include competency in all pulmonary and ICU procedures including airway management, bronchoscopy, and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS). Navigational bronchoscopy experience required. Responsibilities include clinical care of pulmonary and ICU patients including support of a very active interdisciplinary lung module program. VA Offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Not Authorized Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus and regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification) Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm"]
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,298 health care facilities, including 171 medical centers and 1,113 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.