Physician (Emergency Medicine)
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: May 9, 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:
Emergency Department physician is responsible for the initial
evaluation, stabilization, and triage of all patients, and to
obtain consultation when needed. Other duties include, but are not
- Performing assessments, examinations on initial encounters with
unscheduled, emergency and some new patients to our facility.
- Coordinate patient treatment plans.
- Order appropriate routine diagnostic tests and x-ray studies,
diagnose, treat, and manage patients according to standard, usual
and acceptable methods and techniques.
This is an open continuous announcement for an intermittent
position. Applications will be reviewed and sent to the selection
manager for review, if found eligible.
Work Schedule: Various Schedules Available. Intermittent refers to
a work schedule that is less than full-time and does not have a
pre-scheduled tour of duty.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education. The
recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this
Note: Listed salary is based on full time employment. Salary will
be pro-rated based on actual hours worked.
Benefits:Intermittent positions offer health insurance only if the
employee is expected to work at least 130 hours per month for at
least 90 days.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
certification. Approved residencies are:
- Those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical
education, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
(ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA), in the list
published for the year the residency was completed, or
- Other residencies or their equivalents which the local
Professional Standards Board determines to have provided an
applicant with appropriate professional training.
- 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: Must be able to physically and mentally
perform the duties under normal and emergent conditions. Moderate
lifting 15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices, heavy carrying
of 15-44 lbs and over with assistive devices; reaching above
shoulder; use of fingers, both hands required, walking or standing
up to 4 hours per day; repeated bending up to 1-2 hours per day;
ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination; near vision
correctable; hearing aid permitted.
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