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This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. The facility provides care to approximately 82,000 veterans in the midlands and upstate SC. CBOCs are located in Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg, Florence, Orangeburg, Sumter, and Rock Hill, and provide primary care, mental health, and telemedicine services. Dorn VAMC is affiliated with the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine and provides teaching services for students and residents. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Approved Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not approved Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Seeking a full-time, Board Eligible or Certified Otolaryngologist to provide care in an inpatient and outpatient setting. Experience in a broad range of otolaryngology cases is required. Responsible for diagnosing and managing diseases of the ears, nose, sinuses, larynx, mouth and throat as well as structures of the neck and face. Responsible to perform head and neck cancer, surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, nasal surgery, ear surgery and laryngeal surgery. Should be trained in removal and reconstruction of cutaneous malignancies of the head and neck. Competency in otolaryngology surgery implies a special combination of basic knowledge, surgical judgment, technical expertise, ethics, and interpersonal skills in order to achieve satisfactory patient relationships and problem resolution. Incumbent will assure the provision of high quality and safe patient care both in and outside of the operating room. The incumbent is accountable to the Chief of Surgery, for assuring the most effective delivery of care in the ENT Section while meeting or exceeding compliance standards. Participates in all aspects of a general Otolaryngology program, to include clinical, administrative, academic, and research components if warranted. Manages patient care workload within available resources. Is responsible for the structure and details of physician-rounding schedules and after-hours coverage systems relevant to the care of the surgical patient. Performs the administrative components of patient care management as noted in facility by-laws and policies. Advising and consulting with providers in other services concerning surgery or potential surgery cases. Participates effectively in team meetings and treatment planning conferences and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members in a manner that enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care. This may include serving on hospital committees and peer review programs as needed. Responsible for completing patient encounters, notes, and correctly coding visits in accordance with coding guidelines. When working with inpatients the provider will participate in discharge planning and interdisciplinary patient care plan activities. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - some occasions may require work outside of this core schedule as this is a 24/7 hospital facility. Subject to change based on agency needs.
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.