Serve as Staff Physician for the Primary Care Service Line
Responsible for insuring quality outcomes of care/service delivery; appropriate access, timeliness, cost effectiveness, and customer satisfaction
Role models the provision and documentation of quality and cost effective direct patient care that meets/exceeds all clinical guidelines and/or exceeding goals, objectives and performance measures; the outcome of care/service delivery
Develop and exhibit core competencies: Interpersonal Effectiveness, Customer Service, Systems Thinking, Flexibility/Adaptability, Creative Thinking, Organizational Stewardship, Personal Mastery, and Technical Skills.
May require the provision of care using tele-medicine techniquies and other alternatives to face-to-face modalities.
May require the participation in a rotation schedule to serve as the Medical Officer of the Day (MOD) for the facility
May require the provision of care at a satellite clinic on an intermittent basis.
May require the support of the VA misson of educating future healthcare professionals, by participation in the educational program with affiliated medical and nursing schools.
Degree of doctor of medicine, doctor of osteopathic medicine, or an equivalent degree.
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 residency or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
Proficiency in written and spoken English
Must meet physical standards of the position described in VA Directive and Handbook 5019. A pre-employment physical examination may be required.
This is a drug testing designated position. Employees in drug testing designated positions will be subject to random drug testing.
Physicial Requirements: Satisfactory physical examination as determined by the Employee Health Unit upon appointment only.See VA Directive and Handbook 5019 ( http://vaww1.va.gov/ohrm/HRLibrary/Dir-Policy.htm ). Functional requirements include moderate lifting (15-44 lbs); moderate carrying (15-44 lbs); walking and standing and standing for 2 to 4 hours; Both legs required; Both eyes required Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of color; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; (hearing aid permitted).
English Language Proficiency: Physician appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), and 7407(d).
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
References : VA Handbook 5005/, Part II, Appendix G2, Physician Qualification Standard, dated April 2002; VA Handbook 5019, Occupational Health Services
Conditions of Employment:
Applicants must be citizens of the United States
New appointees will be subject to a background investigation to determine suitability
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service Law
Newly employed federal employees may be subject to a two year probationary period.
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
5. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 (required, if applicable). Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf).
6. If currently employed in a federal agency, please include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action showing title, series, salary and grade.(required, if applicable).