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Physician (Emergency Department Director/Chief of Medicine))

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Department Of Veterans Affairs
United States Citizens Permanent Full Time
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1039044
Welcome to Dublin, "The Emerald City," and Laurens County, where small town southern charm and a determination to keep Dublin-Laurens County "Green and Growing" have combined to create a community rich in character and full of life.
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.
RELOCATION EXPENSES MAY BE AUTHORIZED.
RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BEAUTHORIZED.
Position will be open until filled. Applications sent every two weeks to selecting official.
As a VA physician, 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.
Applicant''s education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel (for physicians and dentists) in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, _Appointment of persons with disabilities_ i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities , and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability
The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program if funds are available. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
U.S. Citizenship Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required. Must pass pre-employment examination. Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required. Background and/or Security Investigation required. Must be Board Certified
Carl Vinson VAMC is seeking a Board Certified Emergency Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to join our hospital staff. He/she is responsible for oversight and management of medical emergencies and inpatient medical treatment. The Emergency Department (ED) Director/Chief of Medicine is responsible for treatment within a Level III (ICU). He/she will ensure policies are established for all standards of medical care within the facility. He/she will work in a team setting with other physicians, nurse managers, registered nurses and support staff assigned to perform duties to accomplish the treatment of patients. Monitors and ensures medical staff compliance with agency regulations, medical staff bylaws, facility policies, Joint Commission standards, performance measures and other appropriate healthcare policies, missions, operating programs and extensive knowledge specialized knowledge of healthcare management. He/she will function as a member of the senior leadership team and is accountable and responsible to the Chief of Staff for coordination of emergency care in the ED with clinical staff administrative oversight.
Responsibilities of he/she will be approximately 30% clinical and 70% administrative duties.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G2, dated 04/15/02. Basic Requirements:
(a) Citizenship - Citizen of the United States.
(b) Education - 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 Veteran 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. (c) Licensure and Registration - Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of License if this ia a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. (d) English Language Proficiency - Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d). (e) Additional requirements - The incumbent must be Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM) or by the American Ostepathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM). Or the Board of Internal Medicine. The incumbent must prove successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or American Osteopathic Association approved post-graduate residency in Medicine or equivalent. Preferred Experience :Candidates should have clinical leadership experience
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-2 PHYSICIAN QUALIFICATION
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 All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
Veterans'' Preference:
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or r sum . 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 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans'' Preference, please .
Your application, r sum 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.
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. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
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 ( ) 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 return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application, just reapply through your account in USAJOBS. Check your account ( ) to see the status of your application after applying, including any messages that may have been sent to you.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational .
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with all supporting documents to . Your 1203FX form must be placed on top of all materials being faxed and will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
4. Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
1. Complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID: TTAG:VacancyID. You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application.
2. Fax your documents to .
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. CV or Resume.
2. VA Form 10-2850 - Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Chiropractors (Available ) (required).
3. Optional Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment (Available at ). This is a required form and must be submitted with your application.
4.If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 or proof of service (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 ).
5. Ifcurrently employed in the VA system, include latest SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action. (required).
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.
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 .
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

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