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Dermatologist

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Closing date
Aug 28, 2024

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Specialty
Dermatology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Excellent Dermatology Physician Opportunity with 25% of Salary Incentive!

VA Medical Center in Martinsburg

$200k Medical School Loan repayment program!! - Excellent Benefits/Great Work Life Balance!!

Basic Requirements:

  • Primary tour of duty will Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm; Negotiable
  • Degree of Doctor of Medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, OR
  • An equivalent degree from a school of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
  • For foreign medical graduates not covered in the previous 2 bullets 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. 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.
  • Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.

Additional Requirements: Board Certification in Dermatology (ABD)

Major duties/functions include, but are not limited to:

Candidate must have the ability to interpret studies for skin lesions, diagnose, treat, and recommend treatment for diseases of the dermis system. In addition to evaluation and treatment of various skin conditions, physician must analyze clinical history, keep an accurate record of patients' symptoms, prescribe medication, monitor the effectiveness of skin treatments, conduct non-intrusive medical surgeries, and refer patients to other specialists, if needed. More specifically, the quality candidate will:

  • Provide Dermatology related consultations to include diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and education of patients with Dermatologic conditions in outpatient and inpatient settings.
  • Have strong clinical diagnostic skills including ability to order appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, to interpret results, identifying skin lesions, diagnose, treat, and recommend treatment for diseases of the dermis system.
  • Commitment to a high standard of care through the patient education and promotion and maintenance of skin health; must be able to provide clear explanation of skin conditions and educate patients about available treatment.
  • Prescribe medication and monitor effectiveness of skin treatments.
  • Perform excisional or diagnostic skin biopsies and minor skin surgeries.
  • Complete documentation and coding of visits accurately and timely.
  • Evaluate, triage, and prioritize Dermatology consult requests to ensure timely care for patients.
  • Conduct telemedicine visits for patients in outlying clinics.
  • Review images from store and forward program to make treatment recommendations or determine urgency of face-to-face evaluation.
  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned, such as peer reviews, Compensation and Pension evaluations, and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations (OPPE).
  • Coordinate care at VA or non-VA referral centers for patients requiring services not provided at the facility such as MOHS surgery.
  • Attend staff meetings and service on committees, process improvement teams and workgroups as requested.

Let’s talk Benefits

Whether you’re interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you’ll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you’ll get from caring for those who have served our country. In addition to competitive pay and FREE liability protection, the VA also offers a robust benefits plan that includes:

  • 208 hours paid annual (vacation/personal) leave (26 days)
  • 104 hours paid sick leave each year (with unlimited carryover) (13 days)
  • 11 Federal holidays per year with pay
  • 40 hours paid absence to attend approved CME courses (5 days)

Insurance:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental & Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option

Federal Retirement Plan:

VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of:

  • FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension)
  • Social Security benefits
  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is an optional 401K-type plan with up to 5% matching

What’s going on in and around the community of Martinsburg? Something fun or interesting is always happening around the Martinsburg area. From large businesses moving to our like Macy’s Fulfillment Center, Proctor & Gamble and BPG-USA that have boosted our economy to the rich historic tradition of Harper’s Ferry, the annual Apple Harvest Festival, and numerous outdoor recreation activities off the Potomac River, Martinsburg has experienced significant residential and business growth and continues to carry the tradition of being a vibrant, family friendly community. Along with strong community support for our 35 Berkeley County public schools, you will find the prestigious St. Joseph’s School right in Martinsburg, and close by St. James School in Hagerstown, MD.

There’s new energy and a new outlook in Berkeley County, West Virginia including expansion of state-of-the-art Medical facilities including Valley Health, West Virginia University Medicine, and expansion programs at VAMC Martinsburg including the new Women’s Center, Dental building and SUD expansion programming for our Nation’s Veterans.

Little to big league sports fans and shop-aholics alike are also right at home in Berkeley County. WV, as we are close to multiple shopping outlets. We are also just a short drive to Frederick, Baltimore and Washington DC where you will find additional museums, art galleries, ballet and opera, festivals and theater shows.

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

VAMC Martinsburg has a dedicated physician recruiter to streamline your onboarding.

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