The Medical Service department at the Memphis VA is seeking a Dermatologist. The candidate for this position will provide patient care in both an outpatient and inpatient setting, perform dermatology surgical procedures, including MOH's surgery; teach and supervise students, residents, and physician extenders; and perform teledermatology.
The duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
* Evaluate patients and provide inpatient and outpatient dermatology care
* Provide inpatient dermatology consult and follow up
* Supervise Physician Extenders (PA or Nurse Practitioners) medical students and
residents in a teaching clinic
* Perform standard dermatology procedures and surgery, preferably
including MOH's surgery
* Manage outpatient dermatology consults
* Provide telederm consultation
* Other duties as assigned within clinical privileges to meet the needs of the medical
Work schedule: Monday - Friday, day shift; weekend call may be required.
DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: 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. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following:
- U.S. citizenship (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.)
- English language proficiency
- Physical standards - All applicants must meet the physical standards for the position. A physical examination prior to employment may be required.
- Licensure and Registration - Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or in the District of Columbia. The Physician must maintain a current registration to continue employment with the VA
- Educational requirements - 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 Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
- Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
- Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
- Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e. Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
- For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required.
- 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 competed. For a VA resident, the appropriate Deans Committee and Resident Review Board may recommend appointment on the basis of the candidate's acceptability for residency training. Approved residency are:
- Those approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, American Medical Association, in the list published for the year the residency was completed, OR
- Other residency or their equivalents which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an applicant with appropriate professional training. The Board may determine that the residency requirement has been met if the candidate has completed 1 year of postgraduate education.
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.
The incumbent must be Board certified inDermatology.
Training in Dermatology/Surgical procedures and in MOH's surgery
Familiarity with Electronic Medical Record
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements of this position are concerned with the mental and physical ability of the applicant to satisfactory perform the duties of the proposed assignment and may include requisite laboratory and other screening as required by Federal regulatory agencies.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Other Veterans Document
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Completed Online Questionnaire
2. CV or Resume
3. VA Form 10- 2850 - Application For Physicians, Dentist, Podiatrists, and Optometrists (Available at http://www4.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf)
4. Proof of current certification, licensure or registration
5. Veterans must submit appropriate documentation as described previously in this vacancy announcement.
6. If currently or previously employed in the VA system, include a copy of your latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action
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, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
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 DD214(s) 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. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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 1936745.
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.