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Gastroenterologist
Ref No.: 16-00021
Category: Physicians
Location: Martinsburg, West Virginia
Start Date: 02/22/2016
MD/DO - Gastroenterologist
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The Community - Martinsburg, WV
Welcome to the City of Martinsburg, West Virginia! The City of Martinsburg, recognized as the "fastest growing City in the State " is known as the "Gateway to the Shenandoah Valley. " Located in the heart of the Eastern Panhandle, the City serves as the county seat to Berkeley County. The City of Martinsburg is experiencing economic growth due to its proximity to Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD metropolitan areas, yet offers the serenity of small town living. The City of Martinsburg also provides for several recreational, cultural and arts activities. War Memorial Park, in particular, is host to swimming, entertainment and fairs and festivals throughout the year. Several other parks provide for youth activities as well. The Apollo Theatre, The Arts Centre, Belle Boyd House, Adam Stephen House and the Apple Harvest Festival provide for year-round culture and arts, historic sites and tourism for the community and visitors.

Martinsburg VA Medical Center
Since 1944, the Martinsburg VA Medical Center has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 126,000 veterans living in 22 counties in Western Maryland, West Virginia, South Central Pennsylvania, and Northwest Virginia.

Overview (Duties include, but are not limited)
  • Must be competent and qualified to perform inpatient Gastroenterology consultations.
  • Must be competent and qualified evaluate patients in the outpatient Gastroenterology clinic.
  • Must be competent and qualified to perform special procedures such as:
    • Diagnostic EGD, Snare Polypectomy, Variceal Hemostasis, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Liver Biopsy, Total Colonoscopy, Nonvariceal Hemostasis, PEG, Esophageal Dilation with Guidewire, and Paracentesis.
  • Shall participate in quality management and utilization review activities, as needed, clinical conferences for staff and shall attend medical staff and service-level meetings, as required.
Qualifications
  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Must have and maintain a current license to practice in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands that allows for the independent practice of clinical services. This license must be current (not revoked, suspended, or lapsed in registration), valid, and unrestricted.
  • Must be Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology, or Board Eligible AND within 1 year of completing Gastroenterology Fellowship.
  • Must have and maintain current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as certified by the American Heart Association.
  • Experience within a VA facility is preferred.
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