The Robley Rex VA Medical Center, Louisville KY, is seeking board certified/eligible Rheumatologist to serve our Veteran patients. We are looking for a physician candidate interested in personal growth and career development in our mission arms of excellent care, and superior teaching. The closing date of this announcement is 9/30/2021. Qualified applicants will be referred bi-weekly until a selection is made. The position will be closed when a selection has been made by the hiring official. The Rheumatologist is responsible for providing Inpatient and Outpatient Rheumatology consults and follow-up, evaluation of patients with a variety of Rheumatologic conditions, and the performance of Rheumatology procedures. Some of the functions performed by the Rheumatologist include, but are not limited to: Outpatient evaluation and management of rheumatologic condition, consult management using various modality of care- i.e VA Video Connect, Telephone, E-consult Management of patients requiring biologics and IV bisphosphonates. Reviews no-shows, contacting patients for abnormal lab tests, review of requests for refill. Provides ongoing care for patients with a wide variety of Rheumatologic conditions Work Schedule: Variable (Negotiable during hiring process) Financial Disclosure Report: Required
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.