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Physician / Cardiology / Utah / Permanent / MD - Cardiologist Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:



Job Description

MD/DO " Cardiologist
Different by Nature...

The Community - Salt Lake City, UT
Utah's capital city, and the only one with an international airport, emanates a small-town feel. Downtown is easy to get around and " outside of entertainment enclaves " come evening it's fairly quiet. You'd never know 1.2 million people live in the metro area. Yes, this is the Mormon equivalent of Vatican City, and the LDS owns a lot of land, but less than half the town's population are church members " the university and the great-outdoors-at-your-doorstep vibe have attracted a wide range of residents. A liberal spirit is evident everywhere from the coffeehouses to the yoga classes, where elaborate tattoos are the norm. Foodies will find much to love among the multitude of international and organic dining options (think Himalayan and East African). And when the trail beckons, you're a scant 45 minutes from the Wasatch Mountains' brilliant hiking and skiing. Friendly people, great food and outdoor adventure " what could be better?

Salt Lake City VAMC
The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System (VASLCHCS) consists of the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. The George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a mid-sized affiliated tertiary care facility with 121 authorized active beds. It is a teaching facility, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. The VASLCHCS is part of the VA Network 19, which includes facilities in Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, Idaho, and Nevada.

Overview
The cardiologist will provide the following services for general cardiology: Cardiology outpatient clinics, supervise APCs and cardiology fellows in clinic, do inpatient cardiology consults, and attend on the inpatient cardiology service.. A portion of the time will be spent doing inpatient consults and rounding daily on cardiology patients.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Work with the following staff:Cardiology Nurse Practitioners, Cardiology Physician Assistants, ED physicians, Hospitalists, inpatient residents, medical officer of the day (MODs), medical specialist, surgical specialist for cardiology inpatient consults.
  • Ensure proper communication with the Primary Care and specialty physicians including cardiology inpatient/outpatient consults.
  • Document progress notes, procedure notes, orders, encounters and orders are within the electronic medical record per SLCHCS rules and regulations within 48 hours of the date of the encounter.
  • Follow current directives, handbooks, and other policies for the facility.
  • Meet requirements for documentation for third party billing.
  • Ensure smooth and timely patient flow for cardiology patients both inpatient/outpatient.
  • Comply with all of The Joint Commission National Center for Patient Safety goals and accreditation standards.Qualifications:
    • The cardiologist shall possess full and unrestricted license and/or certification in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or the District of Columbia.
    • The cardiologist shall be board certified or board eligible.
    • The cardiologist must possess basic proficiency in spoken and written English in accordance with public law 95-201.
    • The cardiologist must have their own assigned DEA number.
      KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

Keywords: Kurz Solutions, Salt Lake City , Physician / Cardiology / Utah / Permanent / MD - Cardiologist Job, Healthcare , Salt Lake City, Utah

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