- Perform initial histories and physical examinations on outpatients. History and physical initial examinations will mostly rely on the use of CVT technology, but some direct face-to-face visits may also be needed.
- Provide ongoing outpatient and inpatient care for assigned patients.
- Screen outpatients to determine need for further care.
- Prescribe medications within defined scope of practice.
- Order diagnostic studies such as laboratory tests, x-rays, electrocardiograms (EKGs).
- Review need for and order health promotion and disease prevention activities.
- Initiate, respond to and expedite request for consultations, special tests and studies, medical conditions, and use of prescribed treatments and drugs.
- Complete required Veterans Health Administration clinical reminder assessments/tests/evaluations.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. May occasionally deviate from the usual 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. shift schedule.Basic Requirements:
- Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
- 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.
- 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.
- Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
- Board-certified, or board-eligible
- Board-certified in Family Practice or Internal Medicine, with experience in women's health care.
- Provider telehealth experience desired.
Physical Requirements: The work is mostly sedentary and requires some standing, bending and carrying light items. The incumbent must have the ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time to interact with the patients and other services.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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.
All Applicant are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
1) Current curriculum vitae
2) OF 306, Declaration for Federal Employment http://www.opm.gov/pdf_fill/of306.pdf
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants:
1) 10-2850, Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrist and Chiropractors http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf.
2) Cover letter
4) Other Veterans documents
6 Notice of Personnel Action, (SF-50), from your Official Personnel Folder, noting current grade, salary, position title and tenure (if current or former Federal Employee). You must also include the SF-50 noting highest grade or highest previous rate. (Current CAVHS employees only: if your current SF-50 is not available through eOPF, you may contact your HR Specialist for assistance in getting a copy. However, a copy of your current SF-50 must be submitted with your application prior to the closing date of this announcement).
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.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
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 1782228.
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.