The incumbent is expected to provide comprehensive patient care in the form of consultative inpatient and outpatient would patient care at the Charles George VA Medical Center. The incumbent will manage patients with ongoing medical conditions, inpatient and outpatient, in collaboration with other services of the Charles George VA Medical Center. The incumbent is accountable to the Chief of Medicine Service.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Interviews, examines, selects diagnostic testing appropriately, and interprets/collates results to coordinate patient care.
Communicates and documents with clarity to patients and medical personnel to coordinate patient care.
Midlevel supervision within Wound Section.
Procedural skills may include wound care, skin grafts, wound debridement, strappings, casting, skin biopsies, nail avulsion, nerve block, arthrocentesis, lumbar puncture and central venous line placement.
Consultative input to outpatient and inpatient care. Collaborate with midlevel providers and physician colleagues with clear communication anddocumentation.
Participates in the monitoring the quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care, both at the Section and facility level.
Complete medical records in accordance withBylaws and Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing (6 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); both legs required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted).
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
*CV or Resume (required).
*Online Occupational Questionnaire (required).
*VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists& Chiropractors. (required)
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants.
* Cover Letter
* SF 50 (Most current NON-award if current Federal Employee)
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1969898.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.