Work Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment incentive has been authorized. The Surgical Service Section of the Reno VA Medical Center provides surgical care in outpatient and inpatient settings throughout the facility. Assess, stabilize, and determine the disposition of patients with emergent and elective conditions consistent with medical staff policy regarding emergency and consultative call services. Functions/Scope Evaluate and treat general surgery emergencies in the emergency department, inpatient wards, ICU and operating room Provide quality outpatient care in accordance with approved clinical privileges. Maintain a high degree of excellence in clinical outcomes while providing efficient patient care throughout Maintain professional competency, courtesy and flexibility and provide the necessary services of this specialty. Attend and participate in outpatient clinics and take an active role in the evaluation of the patient, decision for treatment/care, and complete timely documentation in the patient electronic records. Collaborative patient management along with the other departments and sections of the hospitals including, but not limited to, laboratory, Medicine, Radiology, and the auxiliary services. Attend all meetings required by the Organization and the Surgery Service in particular. Maintain proficiency inf general surgery with the ability to perform the gamut of procedures within the specialty and as able with facility support. Participation in the teaching programs of the University of Nevada, School of Medicine. Provide educational opportunities for students of medicine, physician assistant, nursing and pharmacy Schools. Residents in training in medicine, surgery, psychiatry and family practice may also receive instruction from Surgical Service staff. Provide training and/or direction as applicable to supporting employees (e.g. RNs, LPNs, technicians, administrative support staff) assigned to the unit during the performance of duties. Such direction and interaction will adhere to government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocol.
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.