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Physician / Pulmonology / Louisiana / Permanent / Pulmonologist Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Shreveport-Bossier: Louisiana's Other Side The Community - Shreveport, Louisiana Quite possibly one of the greatest things that can be said about the community of Shreveport is how this population fully embraces their environment and locale with their prime, established home in the tri-state area. Because their city is located at the edge of the Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas state area, they are able to reshape and redefine the way life is enjoyed. They honor the outdoor excursions like Arkansas, take pride in their culture like Texas, and entice all with a spice that can only be found in Louisiana. Shreveport-Bossier is on new footing, and they're shaking up the ever-expanding possibilities of experiencing their home in all the ways imaginable. Moving forward with a fresh start means making all who come feel right at home with some good ole' Southern hospitality. Explore lucky casinos while gambling on the river and extend your time with the never-ending possibilities of the nightlife available. Dining is inspirational here with opportunity to experience elite, top of the line cuisine or true southern soul food at any of the local mom and pop joints. Not to mention the literal list of festivals and annual events that this incredibly under-stated city holds for all to partake and celebrate. When you're ready to un-pause your life, come and press play in Shreveport - they are right here and waiting! Explore a little more of Shreveport-Bossier here. Take a gander at the aforementioned list of events and festivities here! About the Facility - Shreveport VAMC (Overton Brooks VAMC) The VA Shreveport Healthcare System provides patients with outstanding health care, trains America's future health care providers, and conducts important medical research. Providing health care services at 5 locations in Louisiana, southern Arkansas, and east Texas. Facilities include our Overton Brooks VAMC, and 4 community-based outpatient clinics in Shreveport and Monroe, LA, Longview, TX, and Texarkana, AK. The VA Shreveport Healthcare System is one of the leading health care systems serving Veterans in the South-Central VA Health Care Network. It is an innovative care center within the Veterans integrated Service Network 16 (VISN 16), which includes medical centers and clinics in Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, southeast Texas, and northwest Florida. This facility provides health care services in 15 Louisiana parishes, 5 counties in southern Arkansas and 10 counties in east Texas. Every year, they serve more than 37,000 Veterans and complete more than 462,000 outpatient visits. The medical center works collaboratively with the 2 nd Medical Group at Barksdale Air Force Base and is a primary receiving center for military casualties in the VA/DoD Contingency Plan. This Medical Center is a Federal Coordinating Center (FCC) for the National Disaster Medical System, which provides extra support when hurricanes, tornadoes, or other disasters overwhelm state and local health and medical resources. Facility Address: 510 E Stoner Ave, Shreveport, LA 71101 RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to) Shall perform Pulmonary services, to include providing Intensive Care/Critical Care services and inpatient/outpatient services for the Department of Veteran Affairs at the Shreveport location. Shall perform procedures such as: thoracentesis, central line placement, arterial line placements, bronchoscopies, bedside bronchoscopies, intubation procedures, patient rounding, bedside echo, PFT interpretations. Additional skill sets such as sleep study interpretations and EBUS procedures will be supported. Shall provide inpatient consultation. Pulmonologist(s) shall be available for consultative care 24/7 for all inpatient care. The pulmonologist physician shall be reachable by pager or other telecommunication device(s), at the request of a referring physician, to discuss a patient's case to ensure the patient is seen in a timely fashion and to expedite any required care. Shall provide on-call services. Schedule of this TBD. Shall provide review of consults and triaging daily. Medications: Physician(s) shall follow all established medication policies and procedures. Discharge education: Shall provide discharge education and follow-up instructions that are coordinated with the next care setting for all emergency department patients. Shall provide post-procedure evaluation, follow-up and clinical consultation regarding complications of procedures. Clinical Notes and Encounters: ALL notes and encounters must be completed in a prompt and timely fashion relative to the occurrence of the encounter. Participate in mandatory VA training requirements, including Information Security, Privacy Training, and CPRS (computerized patient record system). Shall be responsible for signing in and out when in attendance. Time sheets will be used to confirm hours/day and services provided against the contractor's invoices. Shall complete the appropriate QM/PI documentation pertaining to all procedures, complications, and outcome of examinations. That physician shall be available to perform peer reviews. REQUIREMENTS Must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree from an accredited graduate school of medicine. Must have successfully completed an accredited residency and fellowship program. Must be board certified or board eligible in Pulmonology. Must have 3 years' experience as a Pulmonologist. Must be in good standing, and under no restrictions, with the state licensure board

Keywords: Kurz Solutions, Shreveport , Physician / Pulmonology / Louisiana / Permanent / Pulmonologist Job, Healthcare , Shreveport, Louisiana

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