TOUR OF DUTY: Varied Tours.
The selected candidate will be responsible for performing duties to include, but not limited to the following:
* Provides quality patient-centered care to presenting adults age 18-65 and older as assigned;
* In rare situations, stabilizes presenting patients under age 18 as required prior to transfer to an appropriate site of care;
* Facilitates the delivery of appropriate patient care in collaboration with other health professionals, medical center staff, and management;
* Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests necessary to complete ED evaluations;
* Stabilizes all critically ill or injured patients;
* Admits patients to hospital or discharge from ED with appropriate follow-up;
* Discusses treatment plan(s) with patients and/or family and caregivers;
* Coordinates patient care with consultants, as necessary;
* Supports and participates in medical center's academic and research missions, as appropriate; and
* Performs other related duties, as required.
* Citizenship. Candidate must be a citizen of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section A, Paragraph 3g.
* Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
* Licensure. Applicant must possess a 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. Candidate must have completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of VA for the year in which it was completed.
* English Language Proficiency. Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), 7407(d).
REFERENCE: Candidate must meet the appropriate qualification standard for Physicians as defined by VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements of this position include occasional lifting, prolonged standing and sitting, frequent bending, walking (distance), climbing, reaching (overhead, extensive/repetitive), repetitive motion,and stooping. The mental/sensory requirements include recall, reasoning, problem-solving, hearing, speaking clearly, writing legibly,reading, and logical thinking. The environment's pace can vary from steady to a sometimes fast pace requiring handling of multiple priorities, frequent, sometimes intense customer interactions, and the ability to adapt to frequent changes in a sometimes noisy environment. There may be an occasionalneed to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to disease, illness, and hazardous materials.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the basic qualifications required for this position, the following additional qualifications are necessary for this position:
* Board eligibility in emergency medicine is desired, with board certification strongly preferred;
* Family or Internal Medicine with significant emergency medicine experience will be considered.
Please submit a copy of your C.V. no later than Friday, May 11, 2018 to be considered for this position.
(Optional) In addition, the following supporting documentation, which will be required if selected, is preferred to be included with your application:
1. VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physician, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists and Chiropractors (Available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf);
2. OF-306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf)
(Optional) Please use this checklist to review additional supplemental documentation that is also accepted, as applicable; individuals to whom the applicable documents apply are encouraged to submit this documentation with their application.