Work Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday Financial Disclosure Report: Not required This position is eligible for Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) Scope of practice for the cardiologist to include, but is not limited to: Provides direct patient care for inpatients and outpatients with actual or presumed cardiac problems. Provides patient-centered medical care utilizing both the art and science of medicine. Provides high-value, cost-effective, and team-based medical care. Utilizes palliative and hospice services and principles as indicated. Qualifies for Faculty appointment at University of Las Vegas School of Medicine and/or Touro Osteopathy School of Medicine. Demonstrates ability to teach medical students, medical residents, cardiology fellows, or other students who rotate on the cardiology service. Cardiologist with LVAD, transplant, and heart failure experience preferred, but not required. Demonstrates ability to participate in clinical research and other academic activities as assigned, both with VA and our affiliated academic institutions. Demonstrate interpersonal skills that enhances the effectiveness and accomplishments of the service. Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills that are commensurate with the responsibilities of the position. Participates in hospital and medical staff activities such as accreditation requirements, quality assessment, quality improvement projects, and committee assignments. Demonstrates ability to function within the parameters set by VA with regards to consult management, utilization of order sets, documentation in CPRS, and other requirements of the VA's electronic medical record system. Demonstrates ability to function within a large complex organization that requires cooperation with multiple services, including community care, prosthetics service, medical administration, medical records, group medical practice, etc.
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.