The VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System is seeking a part-time Gynecologist, Surgical Services to deliver the highest qualify health care for America's Women Veterans within the scope of gynecology. The staff physician (Gynecologist) works independently in exercising clinical judgment in dealing with complex clinical decisions and daily problems in adherence to all local VATVCBHCS policies and procedures, VHA Directives, Joint Commission standards, State licensure standards, applicable accreditation requirements and VA-OIG expectations. Duties include the following: Provide education of medical students and residents and/ or supervision of other providers. Patient Care: Practitioners are expected to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness, treatment of disease, and care at the end of life. Medical/Clinical Knowledge: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and social sciences, and the application of their knowledge to patient care and the education of others. Clinical Judgment: To ensure practice-based learning and improvement, practitioners are expected to be able to use scientific evidence and methods to investigate, evaluate, and improve patient care. Interpersonal Communication Skills: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills that enable them to establish and maintain professional relationships with patients, families, and other members of the health care team. Professionalism: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate behaviors that reflect a commitment to continuous professional development, ethical practice, and understanding and sensitivity to diversity, and a responsible attitude toward their patients. Systems-Based Practice: Practitioners are expected to demonstrate both an understanding of the contexts and systems in which health care is provided, and the ability to apply this knowledge to improve optimizing health care. Education: Practitioners are expected to show effectiveness in teaching, monitor and coordinate educational activities, and comply with necessary trainee supervision. The incumbent is expected to participate in staff meetings, facility committees, and the peer review process. Maintain VA training requirements, timely completion of documentation and upkeep of credentials required for privileging and re-privileging. Adherence to tour of duties, timely requests for leave in VISTA and for clinic cancellations. Population management: Utilization of available data tools, including registries, to enable effective and efficient identification and intervention of individual patients and cohorts. Clinical management: includes indirect patient care; accurate and timely open encounter & open consult management, adheres to CPRS documentation rules and requirements and to clinic procedures for patient scheduling & access, facilitates clinic productivity, ensures compliance with relevant performance measures and participates in process improvements, Work Schedule: Two days a week (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.