TheWest Texas VA Health CareSystem is currently recruiting for a Physician (Special Population PACT Provider) in Big Spring, Texas.The Special Population PACT Provider will be directly responsible for the day to day management of Veteransin the special disease population as follows: Agent Orange Registry, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Poly-trauma, Hepatitis C, HIV, Occupational Health, and primary care for all poly-substance rehab resident Veterans. He/she will have oversight of our Employee Health Program; Spinal Cord Injury; OEF/OIF;Environmental Exam Programs; will work with PACT teams for coordination of care and managing disease stateand reports to the Associate Chief of Staff (Ambulatory Care Service).
The Special Population PACT Providerfacilitates assessment of education and developmental needs of clinical staff to develop andaccomplishes clinical program goals consistent with availableresources and participates in the allocation of facility resources and modification of programs to meet the needs of the Veteranpopulation.
Please note: This is not moving expenses. If incentive is approved, a service agreement will be required and incentive is not paid out until incumbent is employed with facility.
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and may vary depending on the hiring facility.
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APPLICANTS WILL BE REVIEWED EVERY 14 CALENDAR DAY FOR CONSIDERATION
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.
Education. 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.
Licensure. 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.
Residency. 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.
Preferred Experience: See the "duties" section for experience detail. 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.
DESIGNATION DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applications will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
Physical Requirements:?, This position requires light to moderate lifting (15-45 lbs); light carrying (15 lbs and under); reaching above shoulder; walking; bending; stooping, and some lifting in the direct care of patients; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; hearing (aid permitted); emotional stability; mental stability; working closely with others and working alone.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Other *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
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 1929130. 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.