This position is for a full-time Cardiologist to provide care to Veterans at the Lebanon, Pennsylvania VA Medical Center.
As a staff Cardiologist, you will provide expertise in the detection and treatment of heart disease. You will be working with Cardiology Technicians to provide high quality, continuous and consistent outpatient care. As the Staff Cardiologist, you will perform detailed History & Physical assessments on patients referred to Cardiology by utilizing resources, lab, CT, stress testing, etc, as necessary to evaluate and manage cardiology needs. The Cardiologist monitors and evaluates patients as appropriate for change in status. You will maintain policy orders or notes as appropriate (e.g. medication reconciliation and encounter forms). In addition, you will be coordinating the clinical care of Cardiology patients and work in collaboration with Primary Care, Medicine Specialists and Subspecialists, Mental Health personnel, Physical Medicine staff, and Surgical Services, and others in the care of their patients. This is position will not be performing any interventional procedures such as Cardiac Catheterizations. Procedures will consist of clinic based diagnostic exams such as Stress Tests, Stress echos, and reading Echocardiograms. You will facilitate communication among patients, their families, VA and outside primary care physicians, hospitalists, and specialists/sub-specialists. You will also provide consultation on cardiac-related concerns from services within our facility, and communicates and collaborates as appropriate with outside providers and facilities. These consultations will include written and electronic documentation.
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible.
- Must have full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in ANY U.S. State.