The New York Harbor Healthcare System Department of Gynecology has an immediate career opportunity available in the Manhattan Campus state-of-the-art facility. We are currently seeking a Gynecologist to support Women's Health Programs, an integral part of the Gynecology Healthcare Team. NY/NJ VA Health Care Network (VISN 2) consists of Albany, Bath, Bronx, Canandaigua, Northport, Syracuse, VA Hudson Valley Health Care System (HCS), VA New Jersey HCS, VA New York Harbor HCS and the Western New York Health Care System (Buffalo and Batavia) and 46 community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs). VISN 2 serves more than 500,000 veterans in 76 counties in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania offering a wide range of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient medical services. Services include primary and specialty care, nursing home care, mental health and rehabilitation services, and domiciliary care. VISN 2 medical centers are affiliated with numerous colleges and universities in New York and New Jersey. The selected candidate will follow established guidelines, ethics, and policies and protocols of the Department of Veterans Affairs, their assigned station(s) and the profession. The specific duties of the position will be determined by the Gynecologist's Scope of Practice and will be discussed at the time of interview. Assigned Scope of Practice: Physician - Gynecologist will be responsible for, but not limited to the following duties: The Gynecologist assures the provision of high quality and safe patient care both in and outside the operating room. Clinical assessment of management of patients in Gynecology Clinics and Emergency room Performs Gynecology procedures in the outpatient clinic Initial evaluation and overall workup, H&P, and admission of GYN surgery patients Informs Veterans to the risks as well as benefits of upcoming surgical procedures Enters notes electronically in a paperless medical record system Provision of appropriate post-operative care Management of patients in the emergency department, inpatient units, medical imaging departments, and ICU Provides occasional consultative services to other service providers for inpatients and outpatients Works effectively with patients and coworkers Treats Veterans, Veteran's family members, and other healthcare professionals with respect and dignity Supervision of Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants (mid-levels) and other staff as required Participation in peer review and quality improvement activities is required to ensure quality of patient care consistent with VA regulations and Joint Commission standards Understands and abides by the Medical Bylaws of this facility Performs other administrative duties as assigned by the Chief of Surgery Supports Women's Health Program Provides education regarding Women's Health to Primary Care Providers Work Schedule: M-F 7:30am - 4pm (Part-Time) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Application Reminder: It's highly recommended Application for Physicians - VA Form 10-2850 alongside with your CV/Resume. Your CV/Resume must include the following information for each job listed: Job title Duties (be as detailed as possible) Month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008) Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week) Please be aware that your answers to the assessment questionnaire will be verified against information provided on your CV/Resume. Be sure that your CV/Resume clearly supports your responses to all of the questions by addressing your work experience in detail. If licensure information is not included in CV/Resume, please submit a document that lists the state, license number, and expiration date for all licensure ever held. It is recommended VA Form 306 submitted to prevent delays in qualification, selection and on-boarding. If we are unable to match your experiences with the positions held, you may lose consideration for this vacancy. We cannot make assumptions regarding your qualifications.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.