Sleep Physician

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans.
At the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, our duty is to make sure Veterans receive the finest health care available within our resources. We are devoted to providing primary health care, specialized care, and mental health service to Veterans whom reside within a 50 mile radius of the Medical Center serving veterans in the states of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.   Cincinnati is ranked 73rd out of the 100 Best Cities in the nation, according to Livability.com. The ranking was created based on economic, health care, housing, civic capital, education, amenities, demographic and infrastructure scores. In the health care category alone, Cincinnati ranked #2 in the nation!   For more information, please visit our web site. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

For more information on the “Who may apply” eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.
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Responsibilities
The Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH is recruiting a sleep medicine physician.  Duties will include interpreting sleep studies, attending in all of the Sleep Clinics, and participating in other Pulmonary and Critical Care rotations including the NICU, Tele-ICU, and pulmonary consult services depending upon training.  A new 6 bed hospital-based sleep center is under construction and will be the site for day and night diagnostic and therapeutic studies, maintenance of wakefulness testing, multiple sleep latency testing and other sleep-related studies.  There is a dedicated support staff of 2 nurse practitioners and 2 respiratory therapists who assist with group appointments and sleep-related equipment.  Candidates should have completed a sleep medicine fellowship, additional training in pulmonary and critical care is desirable.  The selected physician is expected to participate in training internal medicine residents and pulmonary/critical care fellows in addition to precepting medical student rotations in pulmonary/critical care.  Candidate must be qualified to obtain academic appointment at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  The position includes participation as a faculty member in an ACGME-accredited sleep medicine fellowship under the auspices of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical center.  Administrative duties could include divisional, Medical sub specialty service responsibilities along with serving on hospital and University affiliated committees and participating in other administrative activities as needed.  Opportunities for clinical sleep research especially sleep disorders associated with post- traumatic stress disorder available.

Work Schedule: 8:00 to 4:30

 

Announcement number
NV-17-LDE-1974109-BU
Control number
472111500

To apply for this job please visit www.usajobs.gov.

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