All individuals applying under this announcement must meet the qualifications for appointment as contained in VA Handbook 5005 Part II, Appendix G2 dated April 15, 2002; be a United States Citizen (Noncitizens may apply and be appointed when no qualified citizens are available in accordance with current regulations); pass a pre-employment physical examination including the possibility of a drug screen; be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d); possess/maintain a current, full and unrestricted license to practice in the state, territory or commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. In addition, candidates must be board-certified or board eligible.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION ARE AS FOLLOWS:
· Board Certified or Board Eligible in Physiatry
· Outstanding managerial and interpersonal skills
· Eligibility for faculty appointment at the University of Louisville
SELECTION CRITERIA FOR THIS POSITION ARE AS FOLLOWS: These are considered to be enhancing.
· Previous supervisory experience with administrative, managerial and clinical responsibilities for a Service treating acute and respite care inpatients and outpatients in a variety of PMR specialities
· experience in system redesign, process improvement and clinical performance measures
Degree of doctor 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: a. Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Associate of American Medical colleges for the year in which the degree was granted. b. Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted. c. 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.].
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: 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.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans MUST claim preference on their application or resume. Applicants claiming veterans preference must include a copy of Form DD 214, which shows type of discharge, at the time of application. Applicants claiming 10-point preference must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, with required proof. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted 5 points tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD214 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:
Information in application materials is used in determining your qualifications and/or rating for the position.
Your CV/resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your consideration for employment. All information will be evaluated at face value -- NO ASSUMPTIONS WILL BE MADE.
Candidates should assure that all experience, education, certifications, etc., for which they wish to receive consideration, are documented in their application package. Resumes should be clear and specific and should include Company/Organization name, position title, dates of employment (month/year), and number of hours per week.