The Birmingham, Alabama VA Medical Center is searching for a Board Certified Gastroenterologist to join their dynamic healthcare team as the Chief of GI.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
* Responsibility for oversight of all operational aspects of the Section of Gastroenterology
* Collaboration with Nurse Practitioners
* Oversight for Gastroenterology inpatient and outpatient consults
* Electronic chart reviews
* Outpatient clinics (including telehealth clinics if applicable),
* Liver transplant workup and referral
* Trainee education
* Research, and Gastroenterology procedures
Other duties may be assigned by the Chief of Medicine. Physician will provide highly-specialized clinical support to patients undergoing complex procedures in the GI Endoscopy Suite.
This includes patient preparation, education, informed consent, assessing ASA status and prescribing moderate sedation during diagnostic and interventional endoscopy procedures, as well as, monitoring, stabilization of patients post procedure with subsequent discharge to the appropriate level of care.
Training and ability to perform ERCP, esophageal manometry, or other advanced procedures are also preferred. The BVAMC Gastroenterology team includes Gastroenterologists, Nurse Practitioners, Gastroenterology Fellows, and rotating residents.
Fully equipment endoscopy suite with state of the art equipment. One room equipped for advanced endoscopic procedures
* Board certification in gastroenterology
* Active license to practice medicine in the US
* Excellent procedural skills
* Minimum of 5 years of active clinical experience in gastroenterology
* Must qualify for academic appointment at the affiliated university
* Leadership experience
* Experience managing a procedural unit
* Significant experience teaching clinical fellows in gastroenterology
* Research experience and scientific publications
Work Hours: 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday (Flexible/possible weekends and evenings)
Salary Range: Up to $400,000 per year
Selected candidate may be eligible for student loan repayment thru the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.
Citizenship: U.S Citizenship is required (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)
Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine
Licensure: 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
English Language Proficiency: Applicants appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English