VA Western New York Healthcare System (VAWNYHS) is seeking an enthusiastic Chief Gastroenterologist to join its staff. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive care to include diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and education of patients with Gastroenterology conditions. VAWNYHS is academically affiliated with the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and provides medical, surgical, mental health & long term care services through a range of inpatient and outpatient programs. The Chief Gastroenterologist will be responsible for, but not limited to the following duties: Physician should have expertise in Gastroenterology and be able to treat and manage patients who have illnesses related to General Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Physician should also be proficient and privileged in procedures related to Gastroenterology. Perform colonoscopies and EGD's Perform Radiofrequency ablation of Barret's esophagus Perform/Read capsule endoscopy Be able to perform/ interpret 24 hour impedance tests, manometry Evaluate, triage, and prioritize Gastroenterology consult requests to ensure timely care for patients. Performing examination, endoscopy consultation, and developing treatment and follow-up plans. Attend staff meetings and service on committees, process improvement teams and workgroups as requested. Completes CME as required to maintain competency in Gastroenterology and medical licensure. Completes HIPAA, Privacy and Security and other mandatory VA training in a timely manner. Manages administrative duties for the service, including but not limited to: hiring, terminations, and performance/pay reviews. Work Schedule: Full-Time; Monday- Friday 8:00am- 4:30pm. Additional information may be provided during the interview process. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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