Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: March 16, 2020
Huntington, WV is the home of Marshall University. Located in
the scenic Ohio Valley on the banks of the Ohio River, Huntington
offers many cultural and outdoor activities and is in easy driving
distance of several larger metropolitan areas such as Lexington,
KY, Columbus and Cincinnati, OH and Charleston, WV. With a relaxed
lifestyle and affordable living, Huntington is an excellent place
to raise a family.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:
Hershel"Woody" Williams VA Medical Center is seeking a Full Time
Physician- Otolaryngologist for the Surgical Service.
As the Otolaryngologist you will participate in or manage a broad
range of Otolaryngology related interventions to diseases of the
head and neck. The Physician is responsible for diagnosing and
managing diseases of the ears, nose, sinuses, larynx, mouth and
throat as well as structures of the neck and face. Responsible to
perform head and neck cancer, surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery,
nasal surgery, ear surgery and laryngeal surgery.
Manages patient care workload within available resources. The
Physician is responsible to participate in rounding and after-hour
coverage systems relevant to the care of the surgical patient.
Performs the administrative components of patient care management
as noted in facility by-laws and policies. Advising and consulting
with providers in other services concerning surgery or potential
Participates in team meetings and treatment planning conference and
collaborates with multidisciplinary team members in a manner that
enhances coordination of comprehensive patient care. This may
include serving on hospital committees and peer review programs as
Responsible for completing patient encounters, notes, and correctly
coding visits in accordance with coding guidelines. When working
with inpatients the provider will participate in discharge planning
and interdisciplinary patient care plan activities.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00a - 4:30p some occasions may
require work outside of this core schedule as this is a 24/7
hospital facility. Subject to change based on agency needs.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Recruitment/Relocation may be authorized for highly qualified
PCS may be authorized for highly qualified candidates.
EDRP: This position is may be eligible for the Education Debt
Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program
within VHA.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.
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: The physician should be physically and
mentally capable to perform the duties of the position including
examinations, formulate the diagnosis and treatment plan and
educate residents. Physical activities include sitting, standing
(up to 4 hours) walking (up to 2 hours), heavy lifting (45 pounds
or over), reaching above the shoulder, and repeated bending. The
incumbent should be emotionally and mentally stable; and capable to
perform the duties of the position.
Keywords: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Huntington , Physician (Otolaryngologist), Healthcare , Huntington, West Virginia
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