Physician - Medical Officer of the Day (MOD) Float

Department of Veterans Affairs
Tomah, Wisconsin
May 13, 2020
May 13, 2021
Full Time
Position Type
The Tomah VA Medical Center, located in Tomah, Wisconsin, is recruiting for a board-certified or board-eligible staff physician to function as a Medical Officer of the Day (MOD). This position is a full-time, permanent appointment. Responsibilities include providing medical care in the Urgent Care Clinic, to residents in Community Living Center units, covering as a hospitalist, behavioral emergencies, rapid responses and responding to medical emergencies. The Urgent Care is open 7 days a week, 7am - 7pm, M-F, and 7am - 5pm on weekends and holidays. The primary work schedule is a compressed schedule, typically working 40 hours over a 3 day period.

Work Schedule:Compressed work schedule, typically 40 hours within 3 days includes weekends and nights
Financial Disclosure Report:Not requiredTravel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory status
NoPromotion Potential
    Conditions of Employment
  • United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination


Preferred Experience:
  • Internist with 5 years of Hospitalist experience
  • VA experience
Basic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship:Non-Citizens may apply and can be appointed when it's not possible to recruit qualified citizens for the position.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.
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:Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods of sitting.Education
Note:Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:


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