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PEM Attending Physician (M60462)

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2021

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

Position Responsibilities: 1. Teaching – Participates in providing core curriculum lectures to medical students, interns, and resident level trainees. As appropriate, participates in ACLS, PALS and ATLS courses. Provides bedside clinical teaching to all trainees within the Emergency Department. Participates in nursing, housestaff, medical student and paramedic educational programs.
2. Research – Actively participates in Departmental research projects when required.
3. Service – When required, participates as a representative of the VCU Health System. Assignments could span the full spectrum of healthcare or be in a specific area of interest to the incumbent.
4. Clinical – Provides direct patient care within the emergency department, supervising all trainees, non licensed providers, and non-physician credentialed providers that provide patient care. 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. Documents each patient encounter with a timely, comprehensive, legible note of the ED visit. Presents themselves as being professional and courteous to all patients, department staff and members of the hospital community. Fulfills all billing and coding responsibilities as defined. Abides by the department’s operational manual, policies and procedures. Abides by hospital rules and regulations, medical staff bylaws, credentialing requirements, and MCVH’s policies and procedures. Participates proportionally when required with other department physicians to fill uncovered shifts due to illness, disasters, and overwhelming acute patient volumes.
5. Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.) Attends all department staff meetings unless on duty in the ED. Participates in, and adheres to quality improvement and utilization review activities. Participates in relevant marketing and public relations activities on behalf of the hospital and Emergency Department. Participates in appropriate medical staff ad hospital committees as assigned. Completes, in a timely manner, all reports ad requests for information from the Department Chair, Vice-Chair and the SOM.

Required Qualifications: BOARD ELIGIBLE OR BOARD CERTIFICATION IN PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE
• Active Virginia Medical license, DEA
• Graduate of accredited Medical School
• Graduate from a Pediatric Residency Program.
• Completion of a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship.
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred Qualifications: [Insert Text]

Position Type: Clinical
Full time equivalent: 1.0
Tenure: Ineligible
Rank: Open
Months: 12
Department:

Salary:

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Sharlene Shannon
Contact Email: sharlene.shannon@vcuhealth.org
Contact Phone: 804-828-7738

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