Physician (Urgent Care)
Company: Health eCareers
Posted on: April 2, 2021
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be available
Primarily as an Urgent Care Physician, you will provide emergent
medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured
veterans. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and
changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team
members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; ordering
appropriate diagnostic tests, determining need for hospitalization
at this facility or transferring the patient to another facility
and performing minor procedures such as removal of foreign objects
and suturing where indicated. In addition, you may be required
Secondarily as a Hospitalist (as staffing shortages or workload
demands), you will provide care for acutely ill Veterans on our
inpatient wards. Major duties as a Hospitalist include but are not
- Admission, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment, including
consultation, of patients presenting with general medical
complaints, diseases, and injuries.
- Perform history and physical exams, form a differential
diagnosis, order and interpret labs and other diagnostic tests such
as plain films and EKGs.
- Develop and implement treatment plans, order subspecialty
consultations and provide appropriate follow-up care.
- Supervise and mentor mid-level providers and residents working
in the Acute Care Service.
- Work with other specialists and primary care physicians.
- Managing transfers into and out of the facility.
- Completing Peer Reviews as assigned and Professional Practice
- May need to cover Inpatient Wards and ICU as staffing needs
arise or workload demands.Work Schedule:--Irregular Shift work
between the hours of 8:00am - 4:30pm
Financial Disclosure Report:--Not required
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Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is
not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA
- Designated and/or random drug testing required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to a background/security investigation
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
- Must pass pre-employment physical examinationQualifications
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 09/30/2021.
- 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
Certified in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Family
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:Light lifting (under 15 lbs.); light carrying
(under 15 lbs.); use of fingers, walking 4-8 hours; standing 4-8
hours; near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far
vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other;
hearing (aid permitted); working closely with others; working
alone; emotional and mental stability required.Education
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
.BenefitsA career with the U.S. Government provides employees with
a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and
your family will have access to a range of benefits that are
designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more
about federal benefits. Contact Information Show Contact
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