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Physician - Endocrinology

Company: VISN23 VA Midwest Health Care
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Nebraska Western Iowa-Omaha VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for one Full-time, Adult Internal Medicine/Endocrinologist. The - positions will be located in the Specialty Medicine Service Line.Welcome to the Heartland of America and The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System. Omaha's cost of living is 8 % lower than the U.S. average. The Nebraska unemployment rate is 2.9 %, which is decreased from the U.S. average of 4.1, and jobs have increased by 1.2% in 2017. It was ranked #13 in the U.S. for the "Top States for Business" in 2017. Home to four Fortune 500 companies. Omaha continues to be recognized as a wonderful community where affordability and a strong economy attract young professionals, while safety, and a plethora of education options and family-friendly activities are appealing to those with kids. The median home cost is $158,700 with appreciate average rates at 1.8%, which have gone up 9.8% over the past year. An average commute time is approximately 20 minutes in the Omaha metro area.VA NWIHCS is an integrated system that serves more than 148,000 Veterans in 101 counties in Nebraska, western Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri. It includes a tertiary medical center in Omaha, two larger clinics in Lincoln and Grand Island (which includes a Community Living Center), five community-based outpatient clinics, and one contract clinic.Services to be performed include, but are not limited to:

  • General internal medicine provides direct comprehensive patient care in an outpatient and/or hospital setting to adults with acute and chronic medical conditions and serves as a consultant to other physicians.
  • Expert in history taking, physical examination, test interpretation, patient counseling and differential diagnosis and medical therapeutics in the broad range of endocrine and metabolic disorders and selected diagnostic procedures (fine needle aspiration of the thyroid, FNA).
  • Evaluates and manages adults who have single or multiple disorders in all the subspecialties in the broad field of internal medicine.
  • Will be a mix of inpatient and clinical outpatient work.
  • General internists provide care to patients in primary, secondary, and tertiary care settings.
  • A subspecialist in Endocrinology provides direct comprehensive patient care in an outpatient and/or hospital setting to adults with acute and chronic diseases characterized by hormonal or metabolic disturbances and serves as a consultant to other physicians.
  • Expert in the interactions of endocrine and metabolic processes with normal and disordered functions of the other organ systems. Endocrinologists provide care to patients in inpatient and outpatient primary, secondary, and tertiary care settings.
  • Continuity and consultation outpatient clinics.
  • Precepting residents and fellows in clinic.
  • Inpatient Endocrinology consult service attending.
  • Completion of endocrinology and diabetes E-consults.
  • Outreach clinics as directed by the service chief.
  • Indirect patient care: returning telephone calls, responding to patient emails, reviewing and renewing prescriptions, reviewing laboratory and imaging data, communicating results to patients, and implementing improved quality in systems delivery.
  • Clinical research for a portion of time is an option.
  • Affiliation with Creighton University Medical Center is an optionWork Schedule: Full time or Dual Appointment: This position can be hired as dual appointment with Creighton University Medical Center or Nebraska Medical Center. Incumbent is expected to work at the Nebraska Western Iowa VA for 5/8ths and at the University for 3/8ths.Qualifications - Basic Requirements:
    • Degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
    • Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). - Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. - You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Benefits: - VA encourages a healthy work/life balance by providing physicians with an extensive benefits package and fostering an environment with predictable schedules and conditions. - VA does this by offering:
      • Generous salary starting at up to $250,000-$290,000
      • Annual performance bonus
      • Annual cost-of-living increases
      • Step (pay) increases every two years
      • Market pay increase reviews every two years
      • 26 days of paid annual leave (based on an 8-hour day)
      • 13 days of paid annual sick leave
      • 11 paid federal holidays
      • 5 days authorized absence for CME plus $1,000.00
      • Excellent Health Insurance that can be carried into retirement
      • Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Plan
      • Life Insurance
      • Thrift Savings Plan (a tax-deferred 401K-type savings plan)
      • Long-term care insurance
      • Full malpractice insurance
      • Comprehensive Continuing Education opportunities
      • Student Loan Repayment and Education Debt Reduction ProgramsFor more information, or to apply email your cv or call me directly with any questions. - You will receive honest and direct answers to your questions. - PandoLogic. Keywords: Physician, Location: Omaha, NE - 68105

Keywords: VISN23 VA Midwest Health Care, Omaha , Physician - Endocrinology, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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