Job Title:Physician (Internal Medicine/Family Practice)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:T38 2012-622737CA
$195,000.00 / Per Year|
|Saturday, March 17, 2012 to Friday, March 15, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy(s) - Waynesville, MO United StatesView Map|
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
|United States Citizens |
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 622737 (Include # on all documents)
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications will remain on file for one year from the date the application was signed.
· RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AVAILABLE TO HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE.
· EDUCATION DEBT REDUCTION PROGRAM MAY BE AVAILABLE TO HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment physical.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- English Language Proficiency required.
DUTIES:Back to top
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran's Hospital in Columbia, MO is recruiting for a full time Internal Medicine or Family Practice Physician to join our staff at the Fort Leonard Wood Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) located in Waynesville, MO. Prefer board Eligible/Board Certified Internal Medicine or Family Practice physician. The Physician is responsible for managing the full spectrum of primary care responsibilities including evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, consultation of patients presenting with internal medicine complaints, diseases, and injuries. To manage primary care patients in the Community Based Outpatient Clinics, the following will be necessary: ordering appropriate lab work, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, requesting consultations to specialty services, providing appropriate follow-up care, and triage of patients with non-medicine complaints, diseases, and injuries to appropriate disciplines for diagnosis and treatment. The physician will work in a team setting with other physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and support staff assigned to perform duties to accomplish the treatment of our patients. Computer skills are essential as the VA CBOC is fully computerized for note documentation, entering orders and requesting consults.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Citizen of the United States (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)
Must possess a 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. (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).
Must possess a 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.
Board certified or eligible preferred.
Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: <http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. 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 (Member 4 copy) 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.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.
BENEFITS:Back to top
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at http://www4.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp.
You will be required to serve a probationary period of 2 years, if applicable.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
Performance Based Interviewing (PBI) is utilized by our agency as part of the selection process. Please consult the PBI website at www.va.gov/pbi for further information.
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please notify the HR representative listed as the contact on this announcement. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.
Management reserves the right to use alternative methods of selection.
It is VA policy that preference eligible veterans and other veterans will be given preference when qualifications of candidates are approximately equal.
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HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
HOW TO APPLY:
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on December 31, 2012.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. CV or Resume
2. VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists and Optometrists (available at http://www.vacareers.va.gov/job-search/applications.asp) (required)
3. Online Questionnaire if applicable View Occupational Questionnaire
4. Optional Form 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (available at http://vaww4.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/OF306.pdf. This is a required form and must be submitted with your application.
5. 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).
6. IF currently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action (required).
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the right side of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is much easier and faster. If you cannot apply online, you may mail, drop off, or fax your application package as follows:
Drop off to: Barbara (Gail) Capps, Human Resources, Room D325, Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital, Columbia, MO 65201 or mail to: Mary Ann Kowalewski, Dept of Veterans Affairs, VA Heartland Network 15, 4101 S. 4th Street Trafficway, Leavenworth, KS 66048-5055.
Fax Instructions: Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf (1203FX) using the following Vacancy ID: 622737, ATTN: Mary Ann. Fax the completed cover page (1203FX) along with all supporting documents to (913) 758-6497. Your cover page (1203FX) must be placed on top of all materials being faxed. Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed.
YOU MUST INCLUDE VA FORM 10-2850 IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY. You may upload the completed form to your USAJOBS or Application Manager account if you apply online. Then you can use the uploaded form again and again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide (http://www4.va.gov/OHRM/joblistings/uploading-and-using-documents-online.doc) for more information on uploading and re-using the form in your applications. Other required forms and documents can also be saved in your account and used the same way. Applicants are urged to apply online; this process is much easier and faster.
Note: To change or update your application, simply reapply through My USAJOBS before the closing date. To check the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account ( https://my.usajobs.gov/Login.aspx ), select Application Status and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on December 31, 2012.
Name: Mary Ann Kowalewski, Human Resources Specialist
YOU MUST INCLUDE ALL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes the following documents:
- CV or Resume (REQUIRED).
- VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists and Chiropractors (Available at http://www.vacareers.va.gov/jobs_download/vha-10-2850-fill.pdf) (OPTIONAL). This will be a required form if you are selected for the position. You may submit it now, if you desire.
- Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf). (OPTIONAL). This will be a required form if you are selected for the position. You may submit it now, if you desire.
- Full unrestricted Licensure
- Online Questionnaire (REQUIRED)
- If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 (required, if applicable). 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).
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
After we receive your complete application package (including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.
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