The incumbent will serve as a Physician (MD or DO) in outpatient primary care. They will perform and record history and physical examinations and records data from clinic visit. Evaluates, consults, develops diagnosis and manages the primary care panel of patients assigned. Enters progress notes in computerized medical record and completes workload documentation in a timely manner. Provides medical care encompassing acute and chronic medical conditions and all appropriate preventative are for all veterans. Order diagnostic tests, medications, laboratory tests as medically relevant for each patient. May also see patients via VA approved secure video. Provides timely follow-up on results, including completion of view alerts. Determines medical assessment and develop treatments plans according to accepted protocols. Prescribes medication according to approved formulary, and in accordance with Federal and State.
The incumbent works within the VA's Patient Centered medical Home model known as PACT (Patient Aligned Care Teams) and utilized virtual means of communication to reduce patient travel, including video, secure messaging (email), Home Telehealth monitoring and telephone encounters with patients in their homes.
Work Schedule: To be determined by supervisor
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.
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.
Physical Requirements:?,The physical requirements for this position are in accordance with HRML No. 05-12-02, Employment of People with Disabilities, Including Under Schedule A, 5 CFR 213.3102(u).
The physical requirements for this position include:
Heavy lifting, 45 pounds and over Heavy carrying, 45 pounds and over Pushing (1 hour) Use of fingers Both hands required Walking (3 hours) Standing (3 hours) Repeated bending (1/2 hour) Both legs required Ability for rapid mental and muscular co-ordination simultaneously Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4 Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other Ability to distinguish shades of colors Hearing (aid permitted)
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *Other *Other Veterans Document *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript
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 1982994.
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.