GI Hospitalist

Yakima Valley Memorial   Yakima, WA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on December 22, 2021


Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Association,
GI Hospitalist in Yakima, WA Responsible
for providing high quality and cost-effective
medical management of patients. Diagnose,
treat, and medically manage patients who
are in the hospital with disorders of the
gastroenterological (i.e. digestive) tract and liver. Perform 3-4 pre-scheduled out-patient procedures per week. Diagnose and treat
conditions such as colon polyps and cancer,
hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder
and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems,
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis.
Perform diagnostic procedures such as endoscopy (upper endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, and colonoscopy) to visualize the inside of the intestinal
tract. Interpret the findings from these diagnostic procedures in order to make appropriate
recommendations to treat conditions and/or
prevent cancer. Perform advanced endoscopic
procedures such as polypectomy (removal
of colon polyps), esophageal and intestinal
dilation (stretching of narrowed areas),
and hemostasis (injection or cautery to stop bleeding). In addition to treating hospital patients, this position may also require one or more shifts per week at our outpatient GI clinic. Requires: M.D. or
D.O. degree, or the foreign equivalent, Completion of an ACGME- or COCA-accredited
residency program in Internal Medicine,
Completion of a US fellowship in Gastroenterology,
Washington State medical license or eligibility
for a medical license. All education, training,
and experience may be gained concurrently.
Applicants subject to pre-employment background
check. To apply, please send resume to
KelliannErgeson@yvmh.org.