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MD / Dermatology / Arizona / Locum tenens / MD/ FTEE / VAMC

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by Confidential

Tucson, AZ 85701
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
The Medicine Care Line at the Southern Arizona VA Medical Center (SAVAHCS) in Tucson, AZ requires (1) FTEE Dermatology Physician or PA Locum Tenens to provide dermatological medical care to Veteran Patients five (5) days a week (Monday through Friday 8:00 AM 4:30 PM) .

Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Serve as the attending physician for outpatient and consultative services.
Perform patient examinations, and education and supervision of training for Dermatology residents and/or fellows.
Participate in education and supervision of procedure training for Dermatology residents and/or fellows.
Review and triage consult referrals to the dermatology clinics.
Apply national and VA guidelines to patient screening, surveillance and management of dermatology disorders.
Perform peer reviews as requested.
Services will be rendered in the following patient care areas:Outpatient Dermatology Clinics, and consultative services in inpatient areas of the medical center, i.e. Emergency Room, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Telemetry/Step Down Units, General Medicine Ward and General Surgical Ward, etc.
All medical record documentation shall be done in the Computer Patient Record System (CPRS). Patients include all conditions and diseases relating to dermatology specialty.

The average number of patients seen per day is approximately 18.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The dermatology locum tenens shall possess full and unrestricted license and/or certification in the State of Arizona, United States. Appointment to staff at SAVAHCS is contingent upon successful credentialing and privileging. The dermatology locum tenens physician or PA must possess basic proficiency in spoken and written English in accordance with public law 95-201. The Dermatologist Locum Tenens must have his/her own assigned DEA number.

WORK HOURS:
The services covered by this contract shall be provided during normal work hours Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM through 4:30 PM. Incumbents may be providing on-call services as needed. The number of weekends, nights, holidays and on-call hours will vary depending upon the needs of the Dermatology Department.

LOCATION OF WORK:
The Dermatology Physician or PA will perform all duties at the SAVAHCS Medicine Care Line in Tucson, Arizona located at 3601 South 6th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85.

Reference: 569338256