This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Rheumatologist is responsible for providing inpatient Rheumatology consults and follow-up, 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, the following: Reviews and examines all patients with the residents and fellows and also the clinical pharmacists. Reviews no-shows, contacts patients for abnormal lab tests, review of requests for refill, responds to electronic messages from patients Provides ongoing care for patients with a wide variety of Rheumatologic conditions Outpatient evaluation and management of rheumatologic conditions, consult management using various modality of care including VA Video Connect, Telephone, E-consults Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call is equitably shared with the other member of the section. Subject to change based on agency needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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