BOARD CERTIFIED/ELIGIBLE EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS AND INTERNISTS INTERESTED IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE - are sought for academic positions in the Medicine Service at the VA San Diego Healthcare System, an affiliate of the University of California, San Diego.
Placement will be in the Emergency Department and include provision of care for Urgent/Emergent patients.
Proven experience with Emergency Department patient management and teaching of house staff and/or medical students with evaluations.
Appointees will hold non tenure-track positions in the UCSD Department of Medicine.
Medical license in any state and board certification as an Emergency Physician or as an Internal Medicine Physician are required.
Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Recruitment, Relocation and Education Debt Reduction assistance may be available Work Schedule: Needs of the Service
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA 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.
Preferred Experience: BOARD CERTIFIED/ELIGIBLE EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS Residency Training.
Physicians must have completed 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.
(NOTE: VA Physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or (2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training.
Physical Requirements: Moderate-light lifting (0-44 lbs), Light carrying (under 15 lbs), Pushing (1 hour), Reaching above shoulder, Use of fingers, Walking (8 hours), Standing (2 hours), Kneeling (.5 hours), Repeated bending (5 hours), Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, Both eyes required, Depth perception, Ability to distinguish basic colors, Ability to distinguish shades of color, Hearing (aid permitted), Emotional/Mental stability.