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Locum Tenens Gastroenterology Job Temple, TX

Locum Tenens
Temple, TX
JN -032021-24124
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Posted by Curative
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Job Description

A hospital in Texas is seeking a Gastroenterology Physician to provide quality patient care for a Government locums assignment.


  • Dates: as soon as credentialing complete - 1 year (minimum 6 month commitment)
  • credentialing is approximately 6-8 weeks after award
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Setting: Mix of Inpatient and Outpatient
  • Call: Call is approximately every 5th week, Tuesday through Monday (Physicians are rarely called, 1-2 times per week on average, called back in maybe 1-2 times every couple of weeks)
  • Volume: Approximately 10 patients per day in clinic Approx. 6-12 endoscopies per day
  • Patient Ages: Adults
  • Procedures: Most common procedures are colonoscopy with intervention (polypectomy is the most common intervention) diagnostic, therapeutic EGDs; must be capable of performing variceal band ligation, PEG, Polypectomy of large polyps in a piecemeal fashion with use of
  • Cases: Nasogastric tube insertion
  • Reinsertion of gastric tube
  • Anoscopy/proctoscopy
  • Paracentesis
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Variceal band ligation
  • Foreign body removal
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy placement
  • Esophageal food impactions therapy
  • Esophago gastroduodenoscopy
  • Support Staff: Yes - 3 Additional Gastroenterologists, 3 NP's
  • EMR/Charting: EMR - CPRS


  • Boards: Board Certified
  • Certifications: ACLS; BLS; DEA
  • Additional Requirements: U.S. Citizenship required; medical work experience in the United States in the specialty you are applying for, in the past 12 months, completion of U.S. residency training; any active unrestricted state license
  • Additional qualifications for government jobs: Board Certified in Gastro


  • Easy call schedule; High earning potential; Long term assignment
  • Federal facilities such as Veteran Affairs, Indian Health Services and Tribal Facilities, have a diverse population that allow providers to connect with patients and other providers from different cultures and backgrounds while giving back to their community and country. 

Your malpractice insurance is covered, and pending the contract, you will either receive a per diem for your travel and lodging or we will cover flight, rental car and lodging. Pay is on a weekly basis. 

Job ID: JN -032021-24124