The Atlanta, GA VA Medical Center is searching for a BC/BE Emergency Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team. The Atlanta VA Medical Center Emergency Department provides clinical services to approximately 40,000 Veterans per year. These positions will require afternoon, evening, and weekend emergency room coverage during peak hours.
Physician must be proficient in emergency situations, experience in the operation and administration of the ED, and commitment to public service. Clinical responsibilities include supervision of medical trainees, evaluation and treatment of patient with emergent and urgent conditions, chart reviews, and quality improvement activities. Experience in the operation and administration of the Emergency Department.
This facility is a teaching hospital affiliated with Emory University School of Medicine residents and students on most services. Qualify to receive an academic appointment at Emory University School of Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine and Morehouse University School of Medicine to meet residency and fellowship commission compliance.
Possesses a strong work ethic, superb integrity, kindness and empathy, and who enjoys working with a collaborative group.
Commitment to public service. Teaching and QI/PI experience
Teaching and QI/PI experience
Mandatory Qualifications: Board certified or eligible in Emergency Medicine
Salary Range: Up to $300,000 per year
Recruitment and/or Relocation Incentive may be Authorized.
Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.
Licensure and Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or 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.
Education: 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Approved schools are:
Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at http://www4.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp