APPROXIMATELY 40 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD (approx. 20 hours per week)
The VA Hudson Valley Health Care System is a 400 bed multi-campus healthcare system located in Northern Westchester and Dutchess Counties with seven community-based clinics located in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan and Rockland counties.
The VA Hudson Valley Health Care System (VA Hudson Valley HCS), affiliated with New York Medical College, seeksa Pathologist. The physician provides his/her expertise in clinical and anatomic pathology for VA Hudson Valley HCS.The incumbent is a Board Certified Pathologist, with both anatomic and clinical pathology AP/CP. Applicant issues surgical and pathology reports in a timely manner and provideseducation to the medical staff. He/She provides consultation on clinical pathology and transfusion medicine. This positions reports directly to the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Program manager, under the direction of the Ancillary Care Line Manager.
The selected physician will contribute to the achievement of patient satisfaction and quality of care standards, consult with specialty services, and utilize computerized/electronic medical records.The physician will provide patient care in accordance with professional standards, core values and commitment to service excellence. Selectee must be Board Certified (or eligible if recent residency graduate) in Pathology; and, must be proficient in the use of computerized systems related to patient care. Proficiency in spoken and written English is required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: A pre-placement physical examination will be completed prior to appointment to determine the physical and mental fitness of candidates. The examination will be concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the proposed assignment and will include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies. Applicants must have the mental and physical ability to perform core privileges required by the specialty position in addition to any specialty privileges requested.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
SALARY: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board (PSB) and Compensation Panel (for physicians) in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy. The rangelisted isfor a full time position.
VET PRO CREDENTIALING: Individual selected for position that have patient care responsibilities are subject to undergoing an electronic credentialing process calledVetPro. As part of this process, it will be necessary for you to submit complete information concerning your professional education, training, experience, licensure and certifications using VetPro. The candidate selected will be provided with further information on how to use VetPro.
WORK SCHEDULE:Part time, to be determined (TBD)
NOTE: Current or former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action).
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL is filled. HOWEVER, THE FIRST CUT-OFF DATE FOR ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES WILL BE two (2) weeks after it opens WITH SUBSEQUENT CUT-OFF DATES EVERY 14 DAYS UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED. ONCE SELECTION IS MADE, THIS ANNOUNCMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional physician vacancies
In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following:
Citizenship: Citizen of the United States
Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or of doctor of osteopathy from a college or university approved by the Secretary
Residency: Completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed
Licensure: A current, full, active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, territory or commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Language: Proficiency in spoken and written English is required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
Physical Standards: meet physical requirements of position
Preferred Experience:Board Certified (or eligible if recent residency graduate) in Pathology preferred.
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.
After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.
Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD-214(s), SF-15 (as applicable) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the applicationchecklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete,do not fax the paper application (1203FX - Occupational Questionnaire Form) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
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