The Hospitalist staff physician would function as the facility's medical officers during WHEN hour shifts. WHEN hours are as follows:weekends, holidays, evenings and nights. The candidate will be responsible for our Urgent Care as well as for clinical management of admissions and discharges on our inpatient and extended care units. The incumbentsis responsible for overall clinical leadership during his/her assigned duty hours. He/she must maintain BLS and ACLS.
The selected physician will contribute to the achievement of patient satisfaction and quality of care standards as well as write orders for diagnostic testing, prescribe medications, consult with specialty services, and utilize computerized/electronic medical records. The ideal candidate is Board Certified (or eligible if recent residency graduate) in Internal Medicine or Family Practice; and, must be proficient in the use of computerized systems related to patient care. Proficiency in spoken and written English is required. Physicians are covered under the Tort Claims Protection Act.
Salary: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel (for physicians) in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Position requires moderate lifting, pushing and pulling: reaching above the shoulders; walking and standing; kneeling and repeated bending. All applicants must be physically and mentally stable to perform efficiently the duties of the position.
Functional Statement Title/#: Physicians have clinical privileges/scopes of practice
NOTE: Selectee may be required to travel between campuses or CBOCs, as needed.
NOTE: Current or former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) which indicates grade/step/salary. Please do not provide a SF-50 for an award.
**Please note that this is not a Virtual Position**
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL is filled and MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.
- 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.
Preference will be given to physicians that are Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine to work with our panel of patients.
Physical Requirements:?, Position requires moderate lifting, pushing and pulling: reaching above the shoulders; walking and standing; kneeling and repeated bending. All applicants must be physically and mentally stable to perform efficiently the duties of the position. All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
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.
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Other Veterans Document
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 1889945.
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.