Serves as staff physician in Infectious Diseases (ID) clinic and on inpatient ID consults and has knowledge if HIV, hepatitis C, Prep, and general ID. In additional , the incumbent is expected to develop and run clinical research activities and to teach medical students, residents and ID fellows.
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Work Schedule: Week days: 8AM-4:30PM (regular tour)
Additional evenings and weekends when assigned to inpatient rotations
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Maintains a clinical caseload including individual and/or group treatment at the Atlanta VAMC. Incumbent should have excellent knowledge in management of HIV, general ID, PrEP and primary care. Incumbent is expected to have his/her own panel of HIV patients and to staff clinic when other providers, Medicine residents and ID fellows are in clinic. In additional the incumbent is expected to develop the outpatient antibiotic program (OPAT) at the Atlanta VAMC in collaboration with the Home Health Nursing staff.
Other clinical responsibilities will include, but not be limit to:
-Completing ID E-consults in a timely manner
-Attending on general Medicine Wards
-Evaluating and following patients in Hepatitis C clinic
-Seeing patients in Tele-health clinic
Research/Program Evaluation: Pursues collaborative or individually funded research as a principal investigator or co-investigator or collaborator in ID including clinical and translational research. Successfully of funding of grants is encouraged and would lead to redistribution into time funded research endeavors.
Provides leadership, guidance, and teaching to medical students, residents and ID fellows in the form of supervision and didactic lectures at the Atlanta VAMC, in addition to lectureship to other providers.
Assists with clinic and inpatient providers scheduling. Incumbent should have expertise along broad administrative level to meet the needs of ID section including ID clinic at the Atlanta VA. Incumbent expected to serve on VA committee(s) (Internal or National).