RECRUITMENT AND RELOCATION INCENTIVES MAY BE AUTHORIZED FOR HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES. Urologist will be responsible for the overall medical care of patients with urologic conditions in both, the outpatient and inpatient settings at the Aleda E. Lutz VAMC. He/she is to ensure the quality and timeliness of the services provided, customer satisfaction, as well as compliance with the standards of accrediting bodies such as the Joint Commission and the Inspector General's Combined Assessment Program. The Urologist accomplishes health care delivery mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs in general. Services provided are subject to close scrutiny by Congressional interests, service organizations, the general public and the media. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to: Assess, consult, and treat patients with general urologic disorders, in the outpatient and inpatient settings. The Urologist is responsible for diagnosis, management, and follow-up of patients in both settings, as appropriate for care of those patients. This includes interpretation of the radiological testing of the urinary tract and other specialty imaging to establish diagnosis and assist in management of urologic disorders. Surgical intervention within the scope of surgical privileges at the Aleta E. Lutz VAMC. Act as the consultant for patients referred to him/her for input about the needed urologic care. The Urologist will routinely follow patients who need regular or intensive follow up in urology clinic. He/she will consult on those conditions in the inpatient setting, including emergent evaluation. The conditions diagnosed, managed, and followed include, but are not limited to, the following: genitourinary malignancies; disorders of the kidneys, bladder, and genitals; urinary tract infections; infertility; erectile dysfunction; urinary incontinence; neurogenic bladder dysfunction; kidney stone disease; and other known urologic conditions. The Urologist will be responsible for the management of urological complications. When indicated the urologist will facilitate transfer to a tertiary care center for risk reduction and to promote a safe outcome for the patient. Work Schedule: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM OR 07:30 AM to 04:00 PM (Monday through Friday) Compressed/Flexible Schedule: May be considered. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement Title: Physician (Urologist) Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 598341200
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Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.