Duties for this position include butare notlimited to:
Develop and implement an insulin pump/Continuous Glucose Monitoring program for the diabetes clinic
Evaluate and treat patients for general diabetes clinics
Evaluate and treat patients for general endocrine clinics
Answer endocrine and diabetes consults virtually, including telephone and secure messaging encounters
Answer endocrine and diabetes consults electronically, providing treatment recommendations to ordering providers throughout the health system
Work Schedule: Days; 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3, g, of this part.).
- Education. The candidate must meet the following:(1) Graduate of a PA training program, or of a surgical assistant program which is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor organizations;-AND-(2)A Bachelor's degree from an accredited PA training program or in another health sciences related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Certification.(1)Current and continuous certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for employment in VHA. -OR-(2)Recent PA graduates who are eligible to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) may be employed by VA on a temporary basis (38 U.S.C. 7405), for a period not to exceed two years, as provided in VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section G, Paragraph 5.
- English Language Proficiency. PAs appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d).
Preferred Experience: * Five years of Endocrine experience.
Physical Requirements. Physical requirements for this position include moderate lifting (14-44 lbs.); light lifting (under 15 lbs.); straight pulling (.5 hour); reaching above shoulders; use of fingers, both hands required; walking (1 hour intermittently); standing (2 hours intermittently); ability to distinguish colors and shades of color; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable to 13" to 16"; hearing (aid permitted).?,Candidate selection will be required to complete a pre-employment physical
Attention: All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
All applicants are required to submit the following document types (s).
1. CV or Resume. (Required)
2. A completed Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire. (Preferred)
3. VA Form 10-2850c - VA Form 10-2850C, Application for Associated Health Occupations (Available at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850C-fill.pdf). This document must be signed and dated in order to be considered complete. (Preferred)
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc.You will not be contacted for additional information.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online.Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1952136.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.