Hourly Attending Physician - SOM - ED M60547

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time

Mission or Goal of Unit: The Department of Emergency Medicine provides treatment for >100,000 patients per year and serves as the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region. Emergency Medicine physicians manage a wide range of acute medical illnesses and injuries from neonates through geriatric patients. The department is nationally recognized for innovative management of chest pain, major trauma, medical management of EMS and for providing medical direction for aeromedical transport. In addition, the Virginia Poison Center is a division component of this department.

Chief Purpose of this position:
This position supports the department mission by providing extensive clinical experience in emergency medicine by virtue of residency training and/or board certification in Emergency Medicine. Our department hosts a PGY 1-3 EM residency, a PGY 1-5 EM/IM residency, and several EM Fellowships. Academic rank will be determined by credentials.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Clinical: Provides direct patient care within the emergency department, supervising all trainees, non-licensed providers, and non-physician credentialed providers. Clinical obligations will be individualized depending on faculty position assignment. Provides efficient, high quality patient care that reflects current professional practice norms and skills and is consistent with accepted utilization guidelines.
  • Teaching - Provides bedside clinical teaching to all trainees within the Emergency Department. Participates in nursing, housestaff, medical student and paramedic educational programs.
  • Required Qualifications: Interested physicians should have strong clinical skills and a demonstrated interest in teaching. Must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Interested applicants should apply online to https://www.vcujobs.com and submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in the position, current Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. For additional information, please contact Christina Vitto, M.D. Search Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine at christina.vitto@vcuhealth.org. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Position Type: Faculty
Full time equivalent: 0.10
Tenure: Ineligible
Rank: Open
Months: 12
Department: Emergency Medicine

Salary: $200/hr

ORP Eligibility: No

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Sharlene Shannon
Contact Email: sharlene.shannon@vcuhealth.org
Contact Phone: 804-205-8928

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