Participates in and/or manages all aspects of cardiac patients to include outpatient clinical visits and inpatient visits to the Cardiac Care Unit and inpatient wards and performs standard inpatient cardiology procedures such as insertion of temporary intravenous pacemaker leads and right heart catheterization.
Participates and manages all aspects of standard non-invasive cardiology testing such as EKG, Holter and stress testing.
Takes an active role in the evaluation of the patient, decision for treatment/care, and documentation in the patient electronic records.
Serves on service level and/or hospital committees as needed and participates in the facility peer review program.
Maintains professional competency, courtesy and flexibilityand provides the necessary services of this specialty.
Possessesstrong clinical, leadership, and communication skills with a commitment to academics.
Maintains a record of successful practice management and excellent clinical skills.
A copy of the functional statement for this position can be made available upon request, after the closing date of vacancy announcement.
Note: Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
U.S. Citizenship:Must be a U.S. citizen. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
English Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
Education: Must possess a degree of Doctor of Medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
Licensure: Physicians must possess a 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
Residency: Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training or its equivalent in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Board Certified or Board eligible with the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine.
Maintains current ACLS and BLS Certifications.
Proficiency in echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and stress echocardiography. Level 3 training and certification in echocardiography preferred.
Proficiency in scholarly participation in research including publications and grant proposal submissions.
Qualifies for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Brown University.
Possesses clinical background in internal medicine, general cardiology, and echocardiography.
Experienced in patient care and teaching.
Committed to develop an independent research program.
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.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your résumé/application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.
Physical Standards: The physician should be physically and mentally capable to perform the duties of the position. Physical activities include sitting, standing (up to 2 hours), walking (up to 2 hours), heavy lifting (45 pounds or over), reaching above the shoulder, and repeated bending.
An incomplete application will receive a rating of IFM (ineligible due to missing forms). Requests for reconsideration will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package. We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software or fax transmissions.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
If you are a current or formal Federal Employee, you must include your latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action which shows your position title/grade and step (do not submit an Award SF-50). Also provide the SF-50 that reflects the highest grade level held on a permanent basis or the full performance level of your current position, whichever is higher. Failure to do so will result in an ineligible rating.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification. For more information, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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