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Physician - Vascular Surgery

Company: Defense Health Agency Medical Civilian Corps
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

MAJOR DUTIESAs a board certified Vascular Surgeon, provides the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients with surgical conditions requiring the services of a Vascular Surgeon.Participates in training of surgical residents and contributes to clinical and basic research.1. Examines, establishes diagnoses, and performs surgery where appropriate for patients with surgical conditions.Assesses and plans therapy for patients in the clinic setting.Provides preoperative diagnostic evaluation, care, and coordination of scheduling for patients requiring operative intervention.Performs major surgical operations to include (but not limited to Transfemoral Arteriography, Interoperative Arteriography, Venography, Angioscopy, Arterial operations, aneurysmorrhaphy/endarterectomy/arterial bypass of all arteries, with the exception of the ascending and transverse aorta and the intracerebral vessels, Venous operation, vein stripping, vein bypass, interposition vein grafts, vein interruptions of all veins with the exception of the intracerebral veins, Arterial/venous/venous fistulae or shunt formation for renal dialysis, First rib/cervical rib resections for thoracic outlet syndrome, Sympathectomy for vascular spasm or insufficiency, Amputations for severe vascular insufficiency.Thrombolysis of all arteries and veins with the exception of coronary and intracranial arteries.Performs portocaval or mesocaval or splenorenal shunts for the treatment of portal hypertension.Functions as part of a multidisciplinary team for insertion of endovascular grafts for aneurysmal or occlusive disease.Performs Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory Interpretations.2.Identifies patients who may achieve medical benefit from surgical intervention.Schedules surgery and clinic follow-up utilizing automated systems.Provides follow-up for patients who have undergone surgery at MAMC or elsewhere, and provides assessment and counseling for patients who develop a problem related to a surgery.Assures high quality follow-up for post-surgical patients.3.Provides night and weekend staff coverage for the Vascular Surgery Service Service, in rotation with other staff surgeons.Provides the usual gamut of staff duties in connection with call, to include actual performance of surgery and direct/indirect supervision of house staff.Perform night/weekend surgery, as well as hospital rounds in connection with these patients.Fills in as needed to provide staff surgical coverage in elective or emergency General Surgery cases performed during normal duty hours when required by nonavailability of other surgical staff, or to maintain operative skills in common surgical procedures in General Surgery.4.Serves as Service Chief, Madigan Vascular Surgery Service.Supervises the operation of the Service, Clinic, Personnel and the Non-Invasive Vascular Lab, which is composed of staff physicians, ancillary clinical staff and administrative personnel.Evaluates clinical and administrative performance of assigned staff within the clinic.Provides technical supervision of technician and physician practitioners.Assures high quality patient care is provided.Maintains the administrative process of the clinic and makes changes when appropriate.Establishes policy and issues operational directives to insure the service perates efficiently and within the general parameters of the medical center.Plans and revises work schedules and assignments to assure an even flow and distribution of work, the expeditious handling of priorities, that schedules and deadlines are met and to meet changes in workload.Assigns responsibilities to subordinates, reviews the work and provides guidance and assistance on technical and administrative matters.Orients new subordinates, determines training needs and assures necessary on and off the job training needs are filled.Prepares requests for filling vacancies and selects subordinates.Prepares performance appraisals. Prepares requests and recommendations for promotion, reassignment, outstanding performance, etc.Approves and disapproves leave; charges employees AWOL; investigates and controls abnormal use of sick leave.Holds corrective interviews with subordinates, recommends disciplinary action as deemed necessary; provides input to CPAC for official letters of reprimand; initiates suspension/removal actions; disapproves periodic step increases.Receives employee complaints and formal grievances, resolving those that can be resolved at the first supervisory level.Prepares workload and production reports as necessary and other reports as required.Reviews and interprets regulatory criteria and changes thereto; prepares local supplements and SOPs.Keeps employees informed of management goals and objectives and higher, level supervisors informed of employee concerns.Request audits of jobs when duties change; reviews and signs job descriptions; participates in position management and classification surveys.Participates in review and improvement of work methods, organizational features and the structuring of positions to eliminate unnecessary ones and achieve optimum content in those remaining.Implements specific and general provisions of governmentwide and installation personnel, EEO and other programs; obtains technical information from responsible subject matter specialists.5.Serves as the medical director of the Wound Care clinic.Is the supervisory physician of the Wound Care Nurse and is responsible for the care provided within the Wound Care Clinic.Oversees administrative functions of the clinic.Works as a staff physician within the Foot-at-Risk Clinic.6.Attends various meetings and serves as a committee participant when required.Travels to other facilities to provide surgical coverage when not provided by military officers.Performs other duties as assigned.PandoLogic. Keywords: Clinical Services Director, Location: Tacoma, WA - 98433

Keywords: Defense Health Agency Medical Civilian Corps, Tacoma , Physician - Vascular Surgery, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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