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VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

EMS FACULTY PHYSICIAN

The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking EMS board certified / eligible physician for an available faculty position. This position supports the department mission by providing extensive clinical experience in emergency medicine by virtue of residency training and/or board certification in Emergency Medicine.


The Department of Emergency Medicine provides treatment for 88,000 patients per year and serves as the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region. Emergency Physicians manage a wide range of acute medical illnesses and injuries from neonates through geriatric patients. The department is nationally recognized for innovative management of chest pain, major trauma, medical management of EMS and for providing medical direction for aeromedical transport. In addition, the Virginia Poison Center is a division component of this department.


REQUIREMENTS:
- Participates in teaching to students, interns, and residents.
- Actively participates in Departmental research projects when required.
- As appropriate, participates in ACLS, PALS and ATLS courses. Provides bedside clinical teaching to all trainees within the Emergency Department.

- Provides and supervises all that provide direct patient care within the emergency department.

- Fulfills all billing and coding responsibilities as defined.

- Abides by hospital rules and regulations, medical staff bylaws, credentialing requirements, and MCVHs' policies and procedures.
- Participates proportionally when required with other department physicians to fill uncovered shifts due to illness, disasters, and overwhelming acute patient volumes.


QUALIFICATIONS:


- Active Virginia Medical license, DEA
- Graduate of accredited Medical School
- Graduate from an Emergency Medicine Residency Program. (Can be waived if possesses current Board Certification in Emergency Medicine)
- Completion of an Emergency Medicine residency within 3 years. If beyond 3 years of completing accredited Emergency Medicine residency program, must have completed 1500 hours of clinical activity in the past 3 years in an Emergency Department of comparable size, volume, and patient acuity. (Can be waived at the discretion of the Chair).


* This position offers ample opportunities to be involved in a multitude of academic and clinical initiatives. Academic rank will be determined by credentials. An excellent salary and benefit package is available.
We are 600 physicians and 19 clinical departments providing services at various sites in Virginia, including VCU Medical Center the areas only Level 1 Trauma Center and the flagship hospital of VCUs entire medical enterprise. VCU Medical Center integrates hospitals, clinical care facilities, health sciences schools and medical research. Eight years ago, we completely reimagined our physician organization empowering our providers to be agents of change, embrace autonomy, and create a culture of camaraderie, engagement and accomplishment.