VA Hospitalist, VA Medical Center, Grand Junction, Colorado

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Grand Junction VA Medical Center is seeking a Hospitalist. Preference is for a BE/BC internist. New Residency Graduates considered. Family Practitioners with appropriate experience may be eligible for consideration.
A hospitalist physician at Grand Junction VAMC provides coverage for our acute care medical inpatient facility, our Emergency Department, and for our Chronic Living Facility. Our facility, although small, sees the full gamut of acute inpatient medicine care. Daily rounds, inpatient consultation and admitting/discharge responsibilities are components of the Hospitalist position. Grand Junction VAMC serves Veterans living throughout the Grand Valley and a large surrounding geographic region. There are both Telehealth Clinics and a Community Based Outpatient Clinic serve as outreach tools. Grand Junction is an exceptional living environment. Year round outdoor adventures are possible in a climate that offers four seasons with a relatively mild winter. Mountains, canyons and rivers are ubiquitous with skiing within one hour and Grand Mesa offering numerous water and other recreational opportunities essentially in town. The small city of Grand Junction has its own airport and downtown offers a variety of eateries and entertainment. The calendar is full with festivals. Colorado Mesa University provides a rich academic and cultural resource. Additional information is available from Tim Blakney, VISN 19 Recruitment Specialist at (303) 639-7015.
Hospitalist rotations are Monday through Sunday, Monday through Thursday, or Friday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Medical Officer of the Day (MOD) is first line Emergency Room internal medicine coverage with tour of duties of Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with one night 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m. once every 14 days.

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