Duties include but are not limited to:The candidate will provide neurology consultative services mainly in the out-patient clinics but will be expected to provide in-patient consultations and consultation for the Emergency Department asrequested. In addition the candidate will be expected to provide on-call coverage. The candidate is expected to be proficient in interpretation of EEGs, nerve conduction studies and EMGs.
The VA Medical Center is affiliated with the University of Kansas - School of Medicine - Wichita, KS. and supports residency programs in medicine, surgery, orthopedics, psychiatry and anesthesia. Clinical research is strongly encouraged. Candidates possessing strong teaching skills will be preferred as they are expected to supervise the students and residents rotating in the neurology department.
Work Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8:00 to 4:30. No inpatient neurology services so call consists of PRN consults shared with other neurologist-rarely called in.
The Department of Veterans Affairs offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates are eligible for performance pay if they meet the predetermined performance measures. Medical malpractice insurance is not required due to coverage under the Federal Tort Claims Act. In addition, vacation is not charged for attending CME activities.Basic Requirements:
- 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.
- Candidates having sub-specialty certification in neurology will be given preference.
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. Physical Requirements: The neurologist must be physically and mentally capable of performing the duties of the position. This would include: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds); light carrying (under 15 pounds); reaching above the shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking 6 hours; standing 6 hours; sitting 8 hours; use of both eyes; depth perception; ability to distinguish basic colors; ability to distinguish shades of colors; hearing (aid permitted); and mental and emotional stability.
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If selected additional documents will be required.
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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
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