The Amarillo VA Health Care System is seeking a full-time board certified/eligible Neurologist to participate in outpatient clinics, procedures, in patient consultations and on-call services.
Coordinate the patient care by effective communication with Primary Care practitioners, both at local and remote locations.
Education and evaluation of health care students, to include Physician Assistant students.
Administrative duties to include quality assurance reviews, drug utilization reviews and other administrative duties as assigned.
Tour Of Duty: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. Occasional On call required
**First consideration will be given to applications received early**
Position may be filled prior to the closing date. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for this vacancy. Applications will be reviewed every two weeks. If filled prior to the closing date, recruitment will be terminated.
AFGE Bargaining Unit position
Recruitment or relocation incentives MAY be authorized for highly qualified candidates.
a. Citizenship. Citizenship of the United States.
b. Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
c. Licensure and Registration. 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. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure.
d. First-Year Residency (Internship). Completed a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
To be eligible to apply for core privileges in Neurology, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
Current certification or active participation in the examination process leading to certification in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry
Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association(AOA) accredited post-graduate training program in neurology.
Applicants for initial appointment must be able to demonstrate provision of inpatient or outpatient neurological services to at least 24 patients during the past 12 months or demonstrate successful completion of a hospital-affiliated accredited residency, special clinical fellowship or research.
Applicants for renewal of clinical privileges must demonstrate current competence and an adequate volume of experience with acceptable results in the privileges requested for the past 24 months based on results of quality assessment/improvement activities and outcomes. Evidence of current ability to perform privileges requested is required of all applicants for renewal of privileges
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or r?Šsum?Š. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx
Position has no specific physical requirements: Selected applicant must pass a pre-employment examination.
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. CV or Resume.
2. Occupational Questionnaire
3. If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 (required). Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must also complete and submit an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf).
4. If currently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. (required).