Physician, Chief, Ambulatory Care North East
Department Of Veterans Affairs - Bozeman, MT

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Quality Care Our Heroes DeserveNow is the time to take your career to the next level and become part of the high-caliber talent that is VA. Experience what 250,000 current VA employees already have –state-of-the art practice settings, access to the latest technology, a multi-disciplinary team environment and the opportunity to provide the men and women who have bravely served this country with the finest patient care, benefits and customer satisfaction. And with VA Patient Satisfaction Scores leading the healthcare industry, you’ll be joining one of the most respected facilities in the Nation.
JOB SUMMARY: Physician, Chief Ambulatory Care North East, VA Montana Health Care System, One full time permanent position located in one of the following: Great Falls, MT, Fort Harrison, MT or Bozeman, MT.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?The VA Montana Health Care System provides a VA presence in every major city in the state through a series of community based clinics, a community living center, and an acute care medical center.Fort Harrison (Helena) is a 48-bed acute care, medical-surgical facility that offers a broad range of acute, chronic, and specialized inpatient and outpatient services for both male and female veterans. Specialty care includes internal medicine, gerontology, neurology, palliative care, pain management, medical oncology, surgery (general, vascular, laparoscopic, endoscopic), urology, orthopedics, plastic, ophthalmology, ENT, podiatry, gynecology, chiropractic care, psychiatry (including outpatient substance abuse treatment and PTSD and MST specific care), and ambulatory care (primary care). Radiology Service provides a broad range of diagnostic and interventional care provided on a full time basis. Pathology Services are available on site also provided on a full time basis. Telemedicine services are available for psychiatry, radiology, gynecology, primary care, ophthalmology and tele-home health. The 24-bed inpatient mental health facility serves patients needing treatment for PTSD, Substance Abuse and Acute Care.POSITION: Physician – Chief, Ambulatory Care Northeast – One Vacancy – Full-time, permanent position to include 0.5 FTEE administrative duties and 0.5 FTEE clinical duties. This position is with Ambulatory Care at the VA Montana Health Care System and can be located in any one of the following: Great Falls, MT, Fort Harrison, MT, or Bozeman, MT. Hours of work: Monday through Friday. Travel is required throughout the covering areas in Montana.AREA OF CONSIDERATION: All eligible applicants. **This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed and forwarded to the selecting official every two weeks** Contact Tim Blakney, National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant for VHA, at 1-303-639-7015 for more information.DUTIES: Seeking full-time board certified Internist or Family Practice physician for Chief, Ambulatory Care. The incumbent will perform duties in Administration as well as Primary Care. S/he serves as a primary care physician providing a full range of services to veterans including telemedicine duties, supervising clinics, and seeing patients in an outpatient setting.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Full unrestricted Licensure and Board Certification required.
  • Must pass pre-employment examination.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • English Language Proficiency required.
Required Skills:
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: a. Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.)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 Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: (1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.(3) 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.(4) For residents, graduation from an approved medical school as described above is required except as provided in M-8, part II, chapter 1.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 in the District of Columbia. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. The facility Director may waive this licensure requirement if the physician is to serve in a country other than the United States and the physician has licensure in that country.d. Board Certification. Current board certification in an appropriate specialty or specialties or physician must possess comparable competence.
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.Veterans' Preference: 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 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.

Contact Tim Blakney, National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant for VHA, at 1-303-639-7015 for more information.
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. You’ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.

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