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Associate or Full Professor WOT, VA Section Chief, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Division of Gastroenterology


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Gastroenterology

Title: Associate or Full Professor WOT, VA Section Chief, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Division of Gastroenterology


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Position Description

The VA Puget Sound Healthcare System (VAPSHCS) is actively recruiting a Board-Certified Chief of Gastroenterology to help care for our veterans – America’s heroes.  The selected candidate will be appointed to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington in the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology at the Associate or Full Professor rank (without tenure due to funding). Salary and academic appointment at University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank. This position is paid directly by the VA and does not include UW salary support. Associate and full professors hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The anticipated start date will be January 1, 2023.

The candidate would be involved with education and teaching of gastroenterology fellows, medicine residents, medical students, & other providers. The VAPSHCS is a Joint Commission accredited, referral level 1a/high complexity, 459 bed facility serving Veterans in Washington State, including the rapidly expanding Puget Sound area.  VAPSHCS is among the VA Medical Centers that have been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. The candidate will provide the delivery of quality patient care and evidenced- based standards of practice in the Subspecialty of General Gastroenterology.  This includes the direct patient care in concert with a GI Fellowship program in out- and in-patient care settings. Provider will also have teaching responsibilities include the effectiveness in teaching, monitoring and coordination of educational activities - planning, evaluating and documenting of medical students, residents and GI Fellows.

Qualifications

It is expected the candidate will have expertise in the management of Gastroenterology or Hepatology diseases and disorders, and the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care to the level of age specific diseases and the range of disease severity.  This includes the ability to identify patient needs and to provide the care needed to promote improvement. Candidate is required to have at least 5 years of experience providing moderate sedation for endoscopic procedures.

• Applicants must be U.S. Citizens (permanent residents may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).

•Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.

•Board Certification in Gastroenterology (or foreign equivalent)

•Medical Degree (or foreign equivalent)

Instructions

Please provide a detailed cover letter addressing your career aspirations, etc., a copy of your most updated CV, and three references, as well as a diversity statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; for questions please contact Kelsey Griffin at kgriffin@medicine.washington.edu

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