Physician (Primary Care)
Department of Veterans Affairs - Oklahoma City, OK

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Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):
872401

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.

NOTE:
Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Relocation Expenses:
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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 proficient in written and spoken English

DUTIES:
The duties include providing primary care to Veteran patients as a member of a multidisciplinary health team,

collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to veterans enrolled on the team. The p

hysician is expected to demonstrate advance competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial

tatus of the patients and members, play an active role in the multidisciplinary health care team, promote

preventive measures, and manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel of patients and patients

assigned to other team members when circumstances require.

• The selected candidate will be board certified or eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.

• The selected candidate will work Monday - Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.( hours may vary depending on

services needs).

Relocation Expenses:
Relocation expenses have not been authorized for this position; however recruitment incentives

may be authorized.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
BASIC REQUIREM

ENTS:
U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

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egree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.

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.

Preferred Experience:
Board certfication in Internal Medicine/Family Medicine, with at least several years of experience within chronic pain management.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

Reference:
VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.

http://www.va.gov/ohrm/joblistings/VAQualStds.doc

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. 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to physically respond when needed by prompt appearance at the required

location. Exposure to communicable disease is frequent. Hospital safety and infection control programs are in

place to reduce risk to the employee.

Veterans' Preference:
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.

Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application

checklist

or visit

http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx

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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.

BENEFITS:
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

http://www.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp

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OTHER INFORMATION:
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

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The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status. It is...