Physician (Ambulatory Care with Teaching and/or Leadership Opportunities)
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 4, 2019
The West Texas VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for
Primary Care Physician, Ambulatory Care Service for the main
facility in Big Spring, Texas and the Community Based Outpatient
Clinics in Abilene, Texas. The Physician must be residency trained
in one of the following: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine or
Primary Care.Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities,
schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal
employment. You can verify your education here:
http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. 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. For further information, visit:
Ambulatory Care Physician will provide comprehensive care to a
panel of adult patients from young adult to elderly and care to
optimize patient health and Women's Health. The Physician will work
seamlessly with other health care team members and support patient
satisfaction initiatives. The Physician will contribute to the
achievement of qualify care standards, write orders for diagnostic
testing, prescribe medications, consult with specialty services and
utilize computerized/electronic medical records. Also, the selectee
will provide patient care in accordance with professional
standards, core values and commitment to excellent service.
Selectee must be proficient in the use of computerized systems
related to patient care. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday (8:00
a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Functional Statement: Staff Physician #000000
A RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED FOR HIGHLY
Education Debt Reduction Program may be considered if funding is
available.To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all
requirements by the closing date of this announcement,
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed
when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance
with VA 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 residency training, or its equivalent, approved
by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core
specialty training program leading to eligibility for board
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: Board Eligible or Board Certified
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: Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting
in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods
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