The Infectious Disease/Internal Medicine Physician (MD/DO) is administratively responsible to the Chief of Medicine. Clinical oversight is provided by the collaborating physician, Section Chief, Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. General duties include, but are not limited to: Clinical practice, supervising and teaching fellows, residents and medical students in he specialties of Infectious Disease/Internal Medicine. Responsible for providing consultation on various forms of infectious disease, both for diagnosis and treatment in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Shares attending call responsibilities with other Infectious Disease/Internal Medicine specialists in covering some nights, weekend and holiday calls as needed. Physician will round with the team of fellow(s), resident(s), and medical students as regards to inpatient settings. Responsible for recognizing patients appropriate for referral or consultation with the collaborating physician. Designs work processes and systems that are responsive to customers ensures that daily work and the VA's strategic direction are customer-centered. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.