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Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA 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 residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required. If selected for this position, per VHA Directive 1177, you must possess current BCLS/ACLS certification as you will provide direct clinical care to patients in this position. Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
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. According to the American Board of Internal Medicine, clinical competence is measured in 6 domains. ABIM requires documentation that candidates for certification in internal medicine are competent in: (1) patient care and procedural skills, (2) medical knowledge, (3) practice-based learning and improvement, (4) interpersonal and communication skills, (5) professionalism and (6) systems-based practice.
(http://www.abim.org/certification/policies/internal-medicine-subspecialty-policies/internal-medicine.aspx accessed on
22 December 2016).
Physical Requirements: Light Lifting, 45 pounds and over; walking, standing, kneeling and sitting; repeated bending; both legs required; pulling hand over hand; ability to distinguish basic color and shades of color; reaching above the shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking; correctable vision and hearing; mental and emotional stability. Applicants and individuals appointed on or after November 30, 1999, who have been licensed, registered, or certified (as applicable to such position) in more than one State and who had such license, registration, or certification revoked for professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard care by any of those States, or voluntarily relinquished a license, registration or certification in any of those States after being notified in writing by that State of potential termination for professional misconduct, professional incompetence, or substandard care, are not eligible for appointment, unless the revoked or surrendered license, registration, or certification is restored to a full and unrestricted status.
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