Endocrinologist Full-Time

Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
DOE
Posted
Jul 09, 2019
Industry
Healthcare

Responsibilities

We are seeking an Endocrinologist with a commitment to compassionate, patient-centered care, a desire to work in a collaborative professional environment, and enthusiasm for ongoing process improvement. Integrity, empathy, collegiality, and a strong work ethic are expected.

Duties include but are now limited to the following:

  • Continuity outpatient clinics
  • Precepting residents in clinic
  • Inpatient Endocrinology consult service attending
  • Creation and management of templates and order sets to facilitate non-fact-to-face care (Consults, e-consultation)
  • Completion of Endocrinology consults and/or medical Endocrinology E-consults
  • Telemedicine
  • Indirect patient care: returning telephone calls, responding to patient emails, reviewing and renewing prescriptions, reviewing laboratory and imagining data, communicating results to patients, and implementing improved quality in systems delivery
  • Lectures to Staff, Residents and medical students

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and some on-call weekends.

Requirements Conditions of Employment

  • United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

Qualifications

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 or Board eligible Endocrinologist.

Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: Light lifting, under 15 pounds, Light carrying, under 15 pounds, Use of fingers, Walking, Standing, Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, Ability to distinguish basic colors, Hearing (aid permitted).

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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