The candidate must ensure compliance with all quality, policy, and regulatory requirements. The physician will participate in inpatient and outpatient quality care, teaching, and research related to pulmonary/critical care diseases. He/she will apply national and VA guidelines to patient screening, surveillance and management of such diseases. The incumbent must be proficient in routine and advanced bronchoscopic and pleural procedures, including EBUS, navigational bronchoscopy, endobronchial therapeutic interventions and bedside ultrasound. The physician will participate in the education and supervision of trainees. Strong research experience is preferred.
Schedule: Varies, Compressed/Alternative Work Schedule Available
Relocation Incentive Authorized: Authorized
Not requiredSupervisory status
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0602 Medical Officer
Conditions of Employment
- To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 8/2/2021.
- 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.
QualificationsUnited States Citizenship:Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.·
Education: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. 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.
(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 Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate.
Licensure: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.
Residency: 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.
English Proficiency:Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical Requirements:Outlined below.
Preferred Experience:Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary 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.
Physical Requirements:Candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment physical. Position requires walking, standing, reading typewritten material without strain, ability to hear conversational voice, emotional and mental stability, and working closely with others. A respirator medical evaluation is also required. In Accordance with VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
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.
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