Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base + Market Pay) A position exists for full-time Hematologist/Oncologist at the Edward J. Hines, Jr., VAMC located in Hines, IL. This section is a part of the VA Hospital, a level 1A facility with consults/referrals from VISN Medical Centers and outpatient clinics. The position entails possible academic appointment at Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine. The Hematologist/Oncologist must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the patients serviced by the Hematology/Oncology Section. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of diseases along the spectrum of hematologic and oncologic disorders and possess the ability to provide care based upon physical, psycho/social, cultural, safety and other age-related factors as noted in the competencies described in the department and/or unit specific policies and procedures. This provider must have successfully completed an accredited Hematology and/or Oncology Fellowship program and be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Hematology and/or Oncology. Duties are multi-spectrum and include that of clinical and administrative management, education/teaching of residents and fellows, various section research activities and are as follows: Initial evaluation of patients with Hematology/Oncology related disorders Management/treatment of patients with Hematology/Oncology related disorders Shared coverage of providing emergency care during off-tours Fellow/Resident/Student supervision/education to include formal lectures and clinic and bedside teaching, oversight of trainee documentation in medical records, supervision of procedures, and supervision of patients on research studies Establish and maintain professional relationships within Medicine Service, and with other services and facility management which result in improved patient care Be an active participant in the research activities including opening clinical trials, completing research training and satisfying regulatory requirements for clinical trials to include supervision of patient care activities related to clinic trials Other duties as assigned Work Schedule: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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