Physician (Geriatric Section Chief)

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Ref
2058812
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Responsibilities
The Northeast Ohio Healthcare System seeks an outstanding full-time Section Chief who will be responsible for the overall medical care delivered by the Geriatrics Section.

Responsibilities focus on patient care and academic mentoring/supervision in a dynamic, growing ambulatory clinic that serves Northeast Ohio . This leadership position will also include academic or teaching responsibilities and a faculty appointment at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Candidates should be board-eligible or board -certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.

Work Schedule:Full time
Financial Disclosure Report:Not required
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: May be available for highly qualified 

Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • U.S. Citizenship; 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
Qualifications
  • 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:Candidates should be board-eligible or board-certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.

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 Physical Requirements of this position are concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and may include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies.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:http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. 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:http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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