The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System is seeking 2 Staff Urologists for the Surgical Services. The Urologists responsible for delivering surgical procedures in the operating room and specialty clinical service. The Staff Urologists responsibilities include performing surgical operations, outpatient ambulatory surgical procedures and clinic duties; Address outpatient and inpatient surgery consultations for new and established patients. Participate in ward/ICU rounds as necessary and perform any other relevant activities as necessary for initial and follow-up patient care. Follow each patient through the full continuum of care process to include admissions, discharges, performing histories and physicals when pre-surgical evaluation is not available. Request and writing orders for diagnostic tests and procedures for pre-op, prior to surgery, and completing informed consents as required. Responsible for educating patients and family members. Participate in the rotation of on-call duties per the monthly on-call schedule; night, weekend and holiday call may be required. Will adhere to policies and procedures regarding the completion of all required orders, operation/procedure notes/reports, discharge summaries, progress notes, clinical reminders, and all other required medical documentation. Ensure the most effective delivery of care, while meeting and exceeding compliance, Joint Commission and VA Central Office performance measure standards. Will train and provide supervision for medical students and residents in all aspects of their rotations as required. CTVHCS is affiliated with Texas A&M Health Science Center, and applicants should be qualified for academic appointments. Provide "medical opinions", "internal and external" peer reviews. Required to attend surgical and quarterly medical staff meetings, complete all required Talent Management System (TMS). Complete all medical documentation in a timely manner as directed by the Veterans Health Administration and local CTVHCS policies. Must adhere to and follow all VA policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure patient safety and ensure high quality of care is provided to Veterans. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Financial Disclosure Report: Not 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.