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Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Director
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board



  • Staff Cardiac-EP (interventional} physicians are ultimately responsible for the oversight of all aspects of cardiac-EP procedural and medical care delivered to patients under their oversight.
  • Staff Cardiac-EP (interventional} physicians provide or assist fellows, residents, students and/or nurse practitioners in the process of evaluation and treatment of the patient, and actively participate in corrective actions against untoward responses to medical/procedural interventions.
  • Staff Cardiac-EP (interventional} physicians evaluate the patient to assess changes in the physical and mental status during their stay. A history and physical note, with the appropriate level of detail, will be entered into the medical record along With an assessment and plan for acute and ongoing care as well as discharge planning. A progress note is written in the patient's chart daily. Appropriate procedural consent notes, Moderate Sedation Documentation, and Procedure Notes are also required and entered within 24 hours of the procedure. Notes also include the concurrence with {the above) notes authored by the fellow, resident, or Nurse Practitioner, and attending notes as appropriate, in a manner consistent with the VA guidelines for trainee and/or mid-level provider supervision.
  • Staff Cardiac-EP physicians perform inpatient medical evaluations and treatment, as well as provide consultative services to non-medicine (e.g., surgical) services in a timely manner.
  • During scheduled tour hours, Staff Cardiac-EP {interventional} physicians shall be available for all urgent assessments and interventions as part of the inpatient care team.
  • Staff Cardiac-EP (interventional) physicians are appropriately credentialed and privileged. They participate in various hospital committees, Medicine Service and hospital in-service programs, and education programs of the Medicine Service and the hospital. They are also involved in continuous quality improvement through the VA peer review and Systems Redesign process.
  • Staff Cardiac-EP physicians shall be responsible for graduate and undergraduate medical education, and scientific research as appropriate.
Work Schedule:Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Financial Disclosure Report:Not required
  • Job family (Series)
    0602 Medical Officer
Conditions of Employment
  • United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/30/2020.

Basic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
  • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
  • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Physical requirements outlined below.
Reference:VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements:Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods of sitting.Education
Note:Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:


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