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Ralph Johnson VA Medical Center
City:Savannah
State:GA
Country:USA
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Dermatology
Opportunity Description:

The Ralph Johnson VA Medical Center located in Charleston, SC is searching for a BE/BC Dermatologist to join their dynamic healthcare team.

The successful candidate will serve as a part-time, 65 hours bi-weekly, physician in the specialty of Dermatology at the Savannah Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) and the Hinesville CBOC for the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. This position will be shared between both clinics.Employee provides comprehensive clinical services to Veterans and their families within the CBOCs. This will include providing dermatology care to veteran patients in a clinic setting.

This involves diagnosing skin diseases by inspection and or biopsy. Once diagnosed, medical or surgical treatment is provided. This practice would include prescribing medications, performing surgical procedures, biopsies, laboratory requests, and seeing patients in an outpatient clinic setting. Mobility, manual dexterity and intellectual focus are continuously required.

The Dermatologist will be under the service of Medicine and Dermatology offered at the VA Medical Center in Charleston, SC, and will have access to support services offered there to include interpretation of pathology specimens, inpatient care, minor procedures, photodynamic therapy, PDL laser, and Narrow Band Ultraviolet Light therapy.

Preferred Experience: Board Certification in Dermatology

Work Schedule: 8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday-Friday, 65 hours bi-weekly

Salary Range: up to $400,000 per year

You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.

Qualifications:

  • Citizenship of the United States.  Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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.
  • Completion of residency training or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.
Practice Type: Employee, Rural HC
Available Date:
Compensation:
Up to $400,000
Signing bonus:Available
Malpractice:Covered by VA
Facility Description:

Located in the historic part of the city of Charleston, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is an authorized 145 bed primary, secondary and tertiary care medical center that provides acute medical, surgical and psychiatric inpatient care, and both primary and specialized outpatient services in southeastern South Carolina and Chatham County, Georgia. The medical center supports the Vet Centers in North Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia, and operates the outpatient clinics in Savannah, Georgia and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Currently, the medical center is operating 98 beds and a 28-bed nursing home.

The medical center is closely affiliated with the Medical University of South Carolina and supports 88 medical residents in medical and dental specialties, as well students from nursing, pharmacy, social work and allied health disciplines. The Research Service has 57 research investigators conducting basic research in cardiology, endocrinology, diabetes mellitus, hematology/oncology, rheumatology, nephrology and alcohol-related disorders and clinical and health service research in mental health, PTSD, hypertension and aging, and rehabilitation research program: hip arthroplasty.

View the VA Research web.

Affiliations

Medical University of South Carolina

Authorized Beds

145

Type of Facility

Primary
Secondary
Tertiary Care

Special Programs

Primary  Care

Women’s Program

VIST Program

Smoking Cessation

Research Service

Interventional Radiology

General Surgery

Cardio-thoracic Surgery

Vascular Surgery

Neurosurgery

Urology

ENT

Ophthalmology

Podiatry

Orthopedics

Audiology

Speech Pathology

Inpatient Mental Health

PTSD

Mental Health Day Hospital

Substance Abuse

Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM)

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Compensated Work Therapy (CWT)

Community Residential Care

Geriatrics

Nursing Home Care Unit (NUCU)

Homemaker Health Aide

Adult Day Care

Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)

Community Contract Nursing Home

Interventional Cardiology

Pulmonary Services

Pulmonary Function Test

Sleep Studies

Endocrinology

Infectious Disease

Dermatology

Neurology

Gastroenterology

Hematology/Oncology

Nephrology

Hemodialysis

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Community Description:

Charleston is the oldest and second-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County  and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 132,609 in 2015.

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