Physician Ambulatory care

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Farmington, New Mexico
Posted
Nov 14, 2020
Closes
Nov 14, 2021
Ref
2063428
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Responsibilities
Duties include but are not limited to: providing comprehensive outpatient care for a panel of adult patients through a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Model, also utilizing Tele-health as a resource of providing care. Serves as a provider who is highly skilled in the management of a patient's primary care needs or sub specialty evaluation and treatment; responsible to contribute to the achievement of quality of care standards, efficiency, process improvement and patient satisfaction; writes orders for diagnostic testing prescribed medications and consultation to specialty services utilizing computer-keyboarding techniques. The incumbent is expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, values, and with a commitment to service excellence.

Work Schedule:Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Recruitment/Relocation Incentives:Not authorized
Telework:No
Compressed/Flexible:No
Virtual:No
EDRP:No
Financial Disclosure Report:Not requiredTravel Required
Not requiredSupervisory status
NoPromotion Potential
NoneRequirements
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
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

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 allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: (1) Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or (2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted. (3) For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant.
· 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. (NOTE: VA Physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list published for the year the residency was completed, or (2) Other residencies or their equivalents which the local Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training.
· Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Preferred Experience:Board Certification/Eligibility in Internal Medicine or Family Practice is preferred, as the New Mexico VAHCS is affiliated with the University of New Mexico and is an academic facility.

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:· Moderate lifting. 15-44 pounds
· Light carrying. Under 15 pounds
· Use of fingers
· Walking (2 hours)
· Standing (2 hours)
· Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"
· Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other
· Ability to distinguish basic colors
· Hearing (aid permitted)
· Mental/Emotional stability required
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

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