FT Rheumatologist- Springfield Multispecialty Clinic

Employer
Inova
Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Posted
Jun 01, 2024
Closes
Jul 31, 2024
Ref
621055
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Clinical Rheumatologist plays a primary role in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. The rheumatologist's duties include completing the medical histories of patients, performing medical tests, and creating customized treatment plans.

Core Responsibilities:
• Creates treatment modalities based on scientific research
• Treats arthritis, autoimmune diseases, pain disorders affecting joints, and osteoporosis
• Treats over 200 other types of diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, back pain, tendinitis, and osteoporosis
• Treats soft tissue problems related to musculoskeletal systems and sports related soft tissue disorders
• Diagnosing diseases of the joints
• Studies signs and symptoms of rheumatic disease and evaluates it effect on their system
• Designs customized and individualized treatments, depending on a patient's disease
• Studies and gauges the results of a patient's lab tests
• Uses technologies and tools like radiographs, MRIs, and ultrasound

Additional Responsibilities
• Engages in Inova’s Misson for Clinical Excellence
• Participates in activities which measure standards/metrics. Collaborates on metrics which drive outcomes in quality, safety and experience
• Engages with Medicine Service Line nursing, administrators, medical teams and other key stakeholders across the system to build and actuate care models that will achieve a seamless system of care, reducing variation across the system.
• Practices in a style that encompasses and demonstrates the Inova Values.
• Contribute to the development of the Service Line through the definition and development of clinical capabilities and involvement with strategic decision making
• Adheres to the criteria and qualifications to be a member of the Rheumatology Section, promoting active engagement of all team members, including employed and independent physicians

Required Qualifications
• Inova employee or highly aligned independent partner
• MD, DO or other pertinent professional degree; license to practice in Virginia
• Fellowship trained, where appropriate
• Current board certification
• Distinguished record of clinical care, reputation and leadership
• Clinically active

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