Incumbent is a licensed physician, board certifiedin Anesthesiology (strongly preferred, but not required), and full-time independent practitioner and Section Chief for Anesthesiology within the Surgical Service Line at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center (VAMC). Incumbent reports directly to the Chief of Surgery and is responsible for facilitating the work of the Anesthesia section to achieve the mission, vision and values of the Cheyenne VAMC. Duties include, but are not limited to:
* Supervisory responsibility for all employees within the anesthesia section and is accountable for overseeing the work of those under the anesthesia section.
* Provides a variety of services including pre-operative patient exam and assessment; intra-operative care utilizing MAC, regional and general anesthesia techniques on ASA class 1 through 5 patients; and post-operative care including ventilator management within recovery area and ICU.
* Provides consultative services for other providers within their area of specialization including response and assistance in medical codes, intubation, ventilator management and assistance in intravenous and arterial lines, central and PICC lines, and is able to monitor same.
* BLS and ACLS are kept current at all times.
* As a member of the Medical Executive Staff and Surgical Work Group, the physician helps to ensure the delivery of safe and peer reviewed specialty and surgical care.
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 allopathic 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 residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Preferred Experience: Board Certification is strongly preferred. Prior experience in Anesthesiology practice is preferred and leadership experience is desirable.
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 Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2 Physician VA Qualification Standards
Physical Requirements:?,Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds); straight pulling (4 hours); pushing (4 hours); reaching above shoulders; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (2 hours); standing (7 hours); kneeling (1 hour); repeating bending (4 hours); both legs required; near vision correctable to 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability.
The only item required at the time of application is a resume/CV.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) *Other(VA Form 10-2850, Application for Physicians) *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript
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 1987596.
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.